31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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31 days in France Itinerary

Start: Brno
train + Fly:  7​h
1
Paris
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bayeux
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
4
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Avignon
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
6
Marseille
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Le Lavandou
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
End: Brno

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and steep yourself in history at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary tool .

Brno, Czech Republic to Paris is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Musee de la Corderie Vallois will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Le Fleuve La Veules and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges), Falaise d'Etretat (in Etretat) and Plage-Baignade Yport (in Yport). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, contemplate the long history of Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, explore the landscape on two wheels at Veloroute du Lin, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Dieppe Canadian Cemetery.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip itinerary builder .

Take a bus from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Rouen reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Falaises d'Etretat, Plage-Baignade Yport, Abbaye de Jumieges, British War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

5
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Visit Omaha Beach and Ouistreham Beach for some beach relaxation. American Cemetery & Memorial and Mont Saint-Michel will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and stroll through Juno Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip planner .

Drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Airborne Museum, Hermanville War Cemetery, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 15th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, make a trip to Cité de Carcassonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then take an in-depth tour of School Museum, then contemplate the long history of Carcassonne Medieval City, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vincent's Church, learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, then pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral, and finally admire the local landmark of Place Carnot.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Carcassonne Center trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Carcassonne Center takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Carcassonne Center: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

O'Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards

3
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Let the collections at Carrieres des Lumieres and Site Archeologique de Glanum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Palais des Papes and Chateau de Lourmarin are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Bureau des moniteurs du gard (in Collias) and Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire (in Menerbes). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, see the interesting displays at Musee Angladon, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and explore the ancient world of Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine.

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Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Avignon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard, Chateau de Lourmarin, Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Carrieres des Lumieres
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

3
nights
Marseille

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and La Calanque de Figuerolles will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Granet Museum (in Aix-en-Provence), Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume) and Site Memorial du Camp des Milles (in Les Milles). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Marseille online journey maker .

Traveling by train from Avignon to Marseille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Marseille sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Marseille

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Scuba & Snorkeling, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, La Calanque de Figuerolles
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles

3
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Get in touch with nature at La plage and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage de Gigaro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Lavandou: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Vergeron & Plage d'Heraclee). The adventure continues: stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc and kick back and relax at Plage d'Aiguebelle.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Le Lavandou vacation builder app .

Drive from Marseille to Le Lavandou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in July: highs in Le Lavandou hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Domaine du Rayol, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

6
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Choisy La Galerie will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Escalet Beach and Plage des Canebiers. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage), Mandelieu-la-Napoule (Swim with Dolphins & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Cannes (Lérins Islands, La Croisette, & more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach, and stroll through Castel Plage.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip app .

Getting from Le Lavandou to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Le Lavandou in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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