50 days in France Itinerary

50 days in France Itinerary

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50 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Antibes
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
2
Cannes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Apt
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
5
Roussillon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Cassis
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
7
Marseille
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Toulouse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Rocamadour
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Lascaux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Villars
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Biarritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Bordeaux
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
La Rochelle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Dinan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
16
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
17
Saumur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
18
Chenonceaux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
19
Chambord
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
20
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
21
Giverny
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
22
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
23
Calais
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: London

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Antibes

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, then take in the exciting artwork at Verrerie Pierini, then get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Antibes trip app .

London, UK to Antibes is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In June, Antibes is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cannes.

Things to do in Antibes

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Biot, Saint-Paul de Vence, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire ©

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Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon, steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, then take a stroll through Le Suquet, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, and finally make a trip to Les Murs Peints. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by 365 Fromages, then make a trip to Le Monastere Fortifie, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take in the awesome beauty at San Peyre.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes sightseeing planner .

Cannes is just a short distance from Antibes. June in Cannes sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, 365 Fromages
Highlights from your plan
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

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Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Get some historical perspective at Abbey of Thoronet and Église Paroissiale Notre Dame de l'Assomption. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lac De Sainte Croix and Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Ponche Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saint-Tropez day trip site .

Drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Cannes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint-Tropez, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Apt.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Abbey of Thoronet, Lac De Sainte Croix
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of Thoronet ©
Abbey of Thoronet
Lac De Sainte Croix ©
Lac De Sainte Croix
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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Apt

Apt
Apt is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It lies on the left bank of the Calavon, 41mi east of Avignon. On the 12th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Colorado Provencal, explore the historical opulence of Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, and then go deep underground at Mines de Bruoux.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Apt tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Apt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Roussillon.

Things to do in Apt

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Colorado Provencal

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Roussillon

Roussillon ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for gifts at La Compagnie des Ocres and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Michel. Keep things going the next day: hike along Le Sentier des Ocres, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, then explore the ancient world of Village des Bories, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tapiezo.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Roussillon attractions planner.

Roussillon is very close to Apt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Roussillon

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Gordes, Eglise Medievale Notre-Dame-d'Alydon, Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire, Les Gorges de Regalon
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
Village des Bories ©
Village des Bories

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Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. On the 14th (Sun), stop by Pastis Et Compagnie. On the next day, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take a memorable drive along Calanque de Port-Miou, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel Church, then learn about winemaking at Clos Sainte Magdeleine, and finally enjoy the sea views from Phare Cassidaigne.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cassis online attractions planner .

You can drive from Roussillon to Cassis in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Cassis sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Le Castellet Village Medieval
Highlights from your plan
Port de Cassis ©
Port de Cassis
Scuba & Snorkeling
Calanque de Port-Miou ©
Calanque de Port-Miou

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Chateau d'If and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Get some cultural insight at Vallon des Auffes and Cathédrale La Major. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vincent de Paul Church, and take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Marseille trip itinerary planner .

Marseille is just a short distance from Cassis. In June in Marseille, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Marseille

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes

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Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Couvent des Jacobins, and finally get interesting insight from Granhota. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Carmelites, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, admire the masterpieces at Fondation Bemberg, shop like a local with Hotel d'Assezat, then wander the streets of Rue de Rome, and finally take a stroll through Place de la Trinite.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Toulouse tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Marseille to Toulouse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Toulouse can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Couvent des Jacobins ©
Couvent des Jacobins
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Church of Les Jacobins
Church of Les Jacobins

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Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique St-Sauveur, look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, steep yourself in history at Grotte Prehistorique des Merveilles, then step into the grandiose world of Remparts du Chateau, then don't miss a visit to Moulin Fortifie de Cougnaguet, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Sacre/Tresor Francis Poulenc. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse, then admire the sheer force of La Cascade d'Autoire, then explore the historical opulence of Le Chateau D'Estresses, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rocamadour online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Rocamadour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Toulouse in June, Rocamadour is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lascaux.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Pierre, La Cascade d'Autoire, Le Chateau D'Estresses, Moulin Fortifie de Cougnaguet
Highlights from your plan
Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur
Le Chateau D'Estresses ©
Le Chateau D'Estresses
Eglise Saint-Pierre ©
Eglise Saint-Pierre

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Lascaux

Lascaux ©
On the 24th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Rouffignac, explore the historical opulence of The Maison Forte de Reignac, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Leon, then make a trip to chateau de Sauveboeuf, and finally Head underground at Lascaux II.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lascaux itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Rocamadour to Lascaux takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Rocamadour in June, expect nights in Lascaux to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Villars.

Things to do in Lascaux

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Montignac, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Grotte de Rouffignac
Highlights from your plan
Grotte de Rouffignac ©
Grotte de Rouffignac
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac
Lascaux II ©
Lascaux II

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Villars

Villars ©
On the 25th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Puyguilhem, then head outdoors with La Grotte de Villars, then make a trip to Saint jean de cole, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ferme Andrevias. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Collegiale de Saint-Yrieix and then contemplate the waterfront views at Etang de Saint-Estephe.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Villars day trip planner .

You can drive from Lascaux to Villars in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lascaux in June, expect nights in Villars to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Villars

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint jean de cole, Collegiale de Saint-Yrieix, Etang de Saint-Estephe, Ferme Andrevias
Highlights from your plan
Grotte de Villars ©
Grotte de Villars
Chateau de Puyguilhem ©
Chateau de Puyguilhem
Saint jean de cole ©
Saint jean de cole

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Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for gifts at Mercado Les Halles, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Vieux Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, and finally head outdoors with La Grande Plage. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Mouriscot, stroll through La Cote des Basques, then take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge, and finally don't miss a visit to Phare de Biarritz.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Biarritz trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Villars to Biarritz in 4 hours. Traveling from Villars in June, you will find days in Biarritz are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz
Port Vieux Beach ©
Port Vieux Beach

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monument aux Girondins and Plage de Bordeaux Lac. Chateau du Taillan and Port of the Moon will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee d'Aquitaine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Notre-Dame, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Saint Ahon, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Biarritz to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chateau du Taillan ©
Chateau du Taillan
La Fleche Saint-Michel ©
La Fleche Saint-Michel
Musee d'Aquitaine ©
Musee d'Aquitaine

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La Rochelle

La Rochelle
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapelle Notre-Dame de l'Esperance and Phare du Bout du Monde. Take a break from the city and head to Vieux Port and Plage des Minimes. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Le Bunker de La Rochelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Concurrence, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue Sur-les-Murs, and learn about all things military at Musee Maritime de La Rochelle.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read La Rochelle trip planner .

Drive from Bordeaux to La Rochelle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Bordeaux in July, plan for slightly colder days in La Rochelle, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dinan.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Le Bunker de La Rochelle ©
Le Bunker de La Rochelle
Musee Maritime de La Rochelle ©
Musee Maritime de La Rochelle

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Dinan

Dinan ©
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Fort La Latte, then visit a coastal fixture at Cap Fréhel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Roselier, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Les Remparts de Dinan. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Maudez Eglise, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Malo de Dinan, don't miss a visit to La Tour de l'Horloge, make a trip to Centre Historique, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de la Hunaudaye, and finally don't miss a visit to Porte du Jerzual.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dinan online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Dinan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from La Rochelle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dinan, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Dinan

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort La Latte, Cap Fréhel, Pointe du Roselier
Highlights from your plan
Fort La Latte ©
Fort La Latte
Cap Fréhel ©
Cap Fréhel
Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Fougeres, then don't miss a visit to Mont Saint-Michel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Grand Degre, contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, make a trip to Tour de L'Arcade, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Dinan to Mont-Saint-Michel takes an hour. July in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Saumur.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chateau de Fougeres, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Fougeres ©
Chateau de Fougeres
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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Saumur

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Pierre de Saumur, learn about winemaking at Caves Louis de Grenelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de Nantilly, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau-Musee de Saumur, and finally sample the fine beverages at Distillery Combier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Michel, learn about winemaking at Maison Frederic Mabileau, do a tasting at La Chevallerie - Gaetan BRUNEAU wines, then see the interesting displays at Les Pommes Tapees, then do a tasting at VinoValley, and finally do a tasting at Ackerman.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saumur tour itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Saumur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saumur, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chenonceaux.

Things to do in Saumur

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil, Eglise Saint Michel, Les Pommes Tapees
Highlights from your plan
Caves Louis de Grenelle ©
Caves Louis de Grenelle
Chateau de Saumur ©
Chateau de Saumur
Eglise Saint Michel ©
Eglise Saint Michel

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Chenonceaux

Chenonceaux ©
Situated in the valley of the river Cher within the tributary of the Loire, Chenonceaux has a unique location in the Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, then make a trip to Chateau de Loches, and then stop by La Balade des Fromages. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Troglo Degusto, admire the natural beauty at Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montpoupon, and finally contemplate the long history of Chateau De Montresor.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chenonceaux trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Saumur to Chenonceaux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Chenonceaux can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Chambord.

Things to do in Chenonceaux

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

chateau Montpoupon, Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable, Troglo Degusto, Chateau de Loches, La Balade des Fromages
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Loches ©
Chateau de Loches
Troglo Degusto ©
Troglo Degusto
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

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Chambord

Chambord ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Domaine national de Chambord, make a trip to Chateau de Chambord, then make a trip to La Collegiale Saint-Liphard, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beaugency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Domaine du Croc du Merle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbatiale Notre-Dame, and then contemplate the long history of Tour Cesar Donjon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chambord trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Chenonceaux to Chambord in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. July in Chambord sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Beaugency, Domaine du Croc du Merle, La Collegiale Saint-Liphard
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Abbatiale Notre-Dame ©
Abbatiale Notre-Dame
Domaine du Croc du Merle ©
Domaine du Croc du Merle

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then wander the streets of Trocadero, then steep yourself in history at Philippe-Chatrier Court, and finally explore the world behind art at Atelier des Lumieres.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris journey planning website .

You can drive from Chambord to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Paris are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Giverny.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): tee off at Golf des Yvelines, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie, and then explore the historical opulence of Domaine of Villarceaux. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musee du Peigne, admire the striking features of Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon, then head off the coast to Les Andelys, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Gaillon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of Our Lady.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Giverny trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Paris to Giverny in an hour. Another option is to drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rouen.

Things to do in Giverny

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

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Vernon, Les Andelys, Collegiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie, Musee du Peigne, Chateau de Gaillon
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Domaine of Villarceaux ©
Domaine of Villarceaux
Collegiate Church of Our Lady ©
Collegiate Church of Our Lady

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge, take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, then admire the striking features of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cote Sainte-Catherine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Roumare Forest, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Monumental, then don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee national de l'Education.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rouen trip site .

Getting from Giverny to Rouen by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Calais.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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Calais

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame, contemplate the long history of Tour du Guet, then stroll the grounds of Les Baraques Military Cemetery, and finally kick back and relax at Calais Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre, then see the interesting displays at La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais, then steep yourself in history at Calais Town Hall, and finally take a stroll through Place d'Armes.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Calais trip builder app .

Drive from Rouen to Calais in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Calais

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches

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Les Baraques Military Cemetery
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Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach
Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Les Baraques Military Cemetery ©
Les Baraques Military Cemetery

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