37 days in France Itinerary

37 days in France Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Digne-les-Bains City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Briancon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Grenoble
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Chambery
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Evian-les-Bains
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Annecy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Besancon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Colmar
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Strasbourg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Nancy
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Laon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Lille
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
13
Compiegne City
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Digne-les-Bains City

Digne-les-Bains City ©
You've added Musee Promenade, Cathedrale Notre-Dame-du-Bourg de Digne, Lavande Angelvin, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-du-Bourg de Digne. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musee Promenade and then examine the collection at Maison Alexandra David-Neel.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Digne-les-Bains City trip planner.

New York City, USA to Digne-les-Bains City is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 62°F in Digne-les-Bains City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Briancon.

Things to do in Digne-les-Bains City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lavande Angelvin, Centre Ville
Highlights from your plan
Musee Promenade ©
Musee Promenade
Maison Alexandra David-Neel ©
Maison Alexandra David-Neel
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-du-Bourg de Digne ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-du-Bourg de Digne

2
nights
Briancon

Briancon ©
Briançon a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort des Tetes et non fort du chateau, Fort de Mont-Dauphin, Musee des traditions populaires, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musee des traditions populaires and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique Alpin du Lautaret. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Fort de Mont-Dauphin and then step into the grandiose world of Fort des Tetes et non fort du chateau.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Briancon trip builder.

Traveling by car from Digne-les-Bains City to Briancon takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grenoble.

Things to do in Briancon

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee des traditions populaires, Jardin Botanique Alpin du Lautaret, Fort de Mont-Dauphin
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Botanique Alpin du Lautaret ©
Jardin Botanique Alpin du Lautaret
Musee des traditions populaires ©
Musee des traditions populaires
Fort des Tetes et non fort du chateau ©
Fort des Tetes et non fort du chateau

3
nights
Grenoble

Grenoble ©
At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
You've added Parc du Chateau de Vizille, Funiculaire de saint Hilaire du touvet, Ancien palais du Parlement, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Parc du Chateau de Vizille and then get interesting insight from Funiculaire de saint Hilaire du touvet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Musee Dauphinois, thensee the interesting displays at Musee de l'Ancien Eveche, thensteep yourself in history at Ancien palais du Parlement, and finally make a trip to Place Victor Hugo.

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You can drive from Briancon to Grenoble in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Grenoble, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chambery.

Things to do in Grenoble

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parc du Chateau de Vizille
Highlights from your plan
Musee de l'Ancien Eveche ©
Musee de l'Ancien Eveche
Musee Dauphinois ©
Musee Dauphinois
Parc du Chateau de Vizille ©
Parc du Chateau de Vizille

2
nights
Chambery

Chambery ©
Chambéry is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.It is the capital of the department and has been the historical capital of the Savoy region since the 13th century, when Amadeus V, Count of Savoy, made the city his seat of power.Together with other Alpine towns Chambéry engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. You've added Musée des Charmettes - Maison de jean-Jacques Rousseau, Chambéry Cathedral, Hotel de Cordon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Le Prieure et ses jardins, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre de Lemenc, examine the collection at Hotel de Cordon, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chambéry Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Musee Savoisien. On the next day, take a stroll through Ville Ancienne, admire the landmark architecture of Castle of the Dukes of Savoie, thenexamine the collection at Musée des Charmettes - Maison de jean-Jacques Rousseau, and finally try to win big at Casino Grand Cercle.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chambery trip builder website.

You can drive from Grenoble to Chambery in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Chambery are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Evian-les-Bains.

Things to do in Chambery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Casino Grand Cercle, Le Prieure et ses jardins
Highlights from your plan
Chambéry Cathedral ©
Chambéry Cathedral
Le Prieure et ses jardins ©
Le Prieure et ses jardins

1
day
Evian-les-Bains

Evian-les-Bains ©
Évian-les-Bains or Évian is a commune in the northern part of the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.A high-market holiday resort and spa town on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman), it has been visited, over two centuries, by royalty such as Kings Edward VII and George V of the United Kingdom and King Farouk of Egypt, and celebrities such as countess Anna de Noailles and Marcel Proust.HistoryBirth of an elite spa townThe springs of Evian were still rather unknown at the time of the French Revolution. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains, thensteep yourself in history at Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles, thentry your luck at Casino d'Evian, and finally view the masterpieces at Palais Lumiere.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Evian-les-Bains trip planner.

You can drive from Chambery to Evian-les-Bains in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Chambery in July, expect nights in Evian-les-Bains to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Evian-les-Bains

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Thonon-les-Bains
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles ©
Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles
Palais Lumiere ©
Palais Lumiere
Casino d'Evian ©
Casino d'Evian

3
nights
Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Musee Chateau, La Vieille Ville, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as Basilique de la Visitation and Chateau de Menthon-Saint-Bernard are in your itinerary. It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Annecy visit planner.

Getting from Evian-les-Bains to Annecy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Annecy, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Besancon.

Things to do in Annecy

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Chateau de Duingt
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Musee Chateau ©
Musee Chateau
Chateau de Menthon-Saint-Bernard ©
Chateau de Menthon-Saint-Bernard

3
nights
Besancon

Besancon ©
Proclaimed the first "green city" of France and labeled a "Town of Art and History," Besancon has plentiful mountain and river activities for you to enjoy.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Porte Noire, Horloge Astronomique De la Cathedrale, Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, and other attractions. Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs and Square Castan will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon and Chateau de Joux. Change things up with a short trip to Owl's Trail in Dijon (about 1h 10 min away). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to La Citadelle de Besancon.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Besancon trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Besancon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Besancon can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Colmar.

Things to do in Besancon

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

Dijon, Reculee de Baume-les-Messieurs, Chateau de Joux
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Joux ©
Chateau de Joux
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

5
nights
Colmar

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
You've added Maison Pfister, Vieille Ville, Fontaine Schwendi, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Little Venice and Musée d'Unterlinden. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Martin and don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim.

Plan a Colmar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Besancon to Colmar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Kaysersberg, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Vieille Ville, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
Highlights from your plan
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden

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night
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Place Gutenberg. On the 4th (Fri), take a stroll through La Petite France, examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally make a trip to Place Gutenberg.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Strasbourg day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Colmar to Strasbourg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nancy.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan

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nights
Nancy

Nancy ©
Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jardin Botanique de Metz, Le Temple Neuf, Gare de Metz-Ville, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Place Stanislas and Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy. Change things up with a short trip to Œuvre de la cathédrale in Metz (about 48 minutes away).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nancy online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Nancy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Nancy, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Laon.

Things to do in Nancy

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Metz, Jardin Botanique de Metz, Le Chateau de Luneville, Chateau des Ducs de Lorraine, Jardin Botanique Jean-Marie Pelt
Highlights from your plan
Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy ©
Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
Œuvre de la cathédrale
Œuvre de la cathédrale

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Laon

Laon ©
Laon is the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France, northern France. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parc d'Isle, Basilique de Saint-Quentin, Théâtre Jean Vilar, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, thenstep into the grandiose world of Fort de Conde, and then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Conde. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parc d'Isle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique de Saint-Quentin, thendon't miss a visit to Théâtre Jean Vilar, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Coucy.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Laon trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Nancy to Laon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Laon sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lille.

Things to do in Laon

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Quentin City, Chateau de Conde, Chateau of Coucy, Fort de Conde
Highlights from your plan
Chateau of Coucy ©
Chateau of Coucy
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon
Fort de Conde ©
Fort de Conde

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nights
Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
You've added Musée du Louvre-Lens, Abbaye de Vaucelles, Jardin Public de Saint-Omer, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille and Old Stock Exchange. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Vieux-Lille.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lille holiday planner.

Drive from Laon to Lille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lille are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Compiegne City.

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Omer, Musee La Piscine, Abbaye de Vaucelles, Jardin du Mont des Recollets, Rue St. Jean
Highlights from your plan
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Musée du Louvre-Lens ©
Musée du Louvre-Lens
Musee La Piscine ©
Musee La Piscine

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Compiegne City

Compiegne City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eglise St Jacques, Le Jardin des Remparts, Foret de Compiegne, and other attractions you added. On the 17th (Thu), admire the striking features of Palais de Compiegne, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee et Domaine Nationaux de Compiegne, thenget a sense of history and politics at Hotel de ville de Compiegne, and finally stroll around Le Jardin des Remparts. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Compiegne, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Jacques, and then steep yourself in history at Lochnagar Crater.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Compiegne City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Lille to Compiegne City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Compiegne City are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Compiegne City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Compiegne, Chateau de Pierrefonds, Lochnagar Crater
Highlights from your plan
Le Jardin des Remparts ©
Le Jardin des Remparts
Chateau de Pierrefonds ©
Chateau de Pierrefonds
Lochnagar Crater ©
Lochnagar Crater

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