51 days in France Itinerary

51 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Cannes
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Menton
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Hyeres
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Biarritz
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Bayeux
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Honfleur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Rouen
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
9
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

6
nights
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.
Visit Castel Plage and Plage de Pampelonne for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes are in your itinerary. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Nice (Cimetiere du Chateau, Palais Lascaris, &more), St-Paul-de-Vence (Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul, &more) and Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to La Croisette, kick back and relax at La Ponche Beach, pick up some local products at Marche Forville, and identify plant and animal life at Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cannes trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Cannes is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Mumbai to Cannes, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect Cannes to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nice, St-Paul-de-Vence, Sainte-Maxime, Saint-Tropez, Golf d'Opio Valbonne
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

5
nights
Menton

Menton
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee des Coquillages. Get some cultural insight at Basilica St. Michel and Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Menton: Sospel (Sospel Cathedral & 5 Sens Rando), Lac de Trecolpas (in Saint Martin-Vesubie) and Gilette (Musee Lou Ferouil & Pont de La Cerise). There's lots more to do: stroll through Promenade du Soleil, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, make a trip to Eglise, and trek along Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike.

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Traveling by car from Cannes to Menton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Menton are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Menton

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cap d'Ail, Sospel, Utelle, Gilette
Highlights from your plan
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
La Madone d'Utelle ©
La Madone d'Utelle

6
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Domaine de la Giscle and Chateau Barbeyrolles. Get outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Sylvabelle. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Lavandou (Plage de Jean Blanc & Plage de Cavaliere), Le Barrage de la Verne (in La Mole) and La Mene (in Grimaud). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Gigaro, head outdoors with Sentier sous marin, trek along Foret de Roustagnon, and stroll through Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette.

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You can drive from Menton to Hyeres in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Hyeres sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Bandol, Le Pradet
Highlights from your plan
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Promenade a Cheval La Marisma. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Granet and Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes), Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Cave Ourouse, Domaine Albin Jacumin, &more) and Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde & Abbaye Saint Victor). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, do a tasting at Arnoux et Fils Vignerons, head outdoors with Le Petit Ranch de Marie, and identify plant and animal life at Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Avignon, Beaumes-de-Venise, Cassis
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

5
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Notre Dame de l'Assomption and Chapelle Sainte Madeleine. Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'Hendaye and Port Vieux Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Biarritz side-trips: Urrugne (Chapelle du Mont du Calvaire & Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde), Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine (in Ainhoa) and Hendaye (Dioxka Golf Academie & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, stroll through Plage des Alcyons, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Fructueux, and trek along Velektrix Guethary.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Biarritz tour planner.

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Biarritz in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Guethary, Hendaye, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Urrugne, Banaka
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Grande Plage ©
Grande Plage
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Vauville and Omaha Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Juno Beach and Baie d'Ecalgrain. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Ouistreham Beach (in Ouistreham), Golf Caen (in Bieville-Beuville) and Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc (in Merville-Franceville-Plage). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll through Plage de Barneville., stroll the grounds of Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, and kick back and relax at Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bayeux tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Biarritz to Bayeux in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, Bayeux is a bit cooler than Biarritz - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Domfront, Agon-Coutainville, Barneville-Carteret, German War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

5
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage Du Tilleul and Les Plages Etretat. Take a break from the city and head to Plage-Baignade Yport and Promenade Marcel Proust. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Palais Benedictine (in Fecamp), Golf Bluegreen Houlgate (in Gonneville-sur-Mer) and Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat, Cote d'Albatre, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Plage de Benerville sur Mer, learn about winemaking at Calvados Boulard, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Calvados Experience, and enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Honfleur tour site.

You can drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Honfleur are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Etretat, Pont-L'Eveque, Deauville City, Cabourg, Le Tilleul
Highlights from your plan
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Plage-Baignade Yport
Plage-Baignade Yport
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach

6
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Step out of the city life by going to La Plage and Roumare Forest. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Le Jardin Potager de Miromesnil (in Tourville-sur-Arques), Veules-les-Roses (Le Fleuve La Veules & Les Cressonnieres) and Plage de Pourville (in Hautot-sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, examine the collection at V1 Site at Val Ygot, explore the world behind art at Verrerie, Centre Culturel du Manoir de Fontaine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Patrice.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rouen tour builder website.

Drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in Rouen sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Veules-les-Roses, Giverny, Vascoeuil, Dieppe, Blangy-sur-Bresle
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

5
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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Galaxie des Artsfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Île de la Cité and Fronton Chiquito de Cambo will get you outdoors. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Musee des Instruments a Vent (in La Couture Boussey) and Musee du Peigne (in Ezy sur Eure). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris visit website.

Traveling by bus from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Musee des Instruments a Vent, Musee du Peigne
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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