60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France travel planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Chamonix
— 5 nights
2
Bayeux
— 5 nights
3
Paris
— 7 nights
4
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 6 nights
5
Carcassonne
— 6 nights
6
Avignon
— 5 nights
7
Cassis
— 5 nights
8
Saint-Tropez
— 6 nights
9
Saint-Raphael
— 6 nights
10
Nice
— 7 nights

5
nights
Chamonix

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamonix: Annecy (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Lake Annecy). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy breathtaking views from Step Into the Void, explore the activities along Lac Blanc, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brevent Cable Car.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chamonix attractions tool.

Sydney, Australia to Chamonix is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Chamonix due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Annecy
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum, and examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bayeux itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Chamonix to Bayeux in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Airborne Museum, Memorial de Caen, Pegasus Memorial, 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

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris day trip website.

Getting from Bayeux to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sarlat-la-Caneda: Chateau de Monbazillac (in Monbazillac), Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques (in Peyzac-le-Moustier) and Bergerac Wine Tours (in Eymet). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, Head underground at Grotte de Rouffignac, make a trip to Chateau des Milandes, and walk around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Sarlat-la-Caneda sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Montignac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Montgolfiere du Perigord, Chateau de Monbazillac
Highlights from your plan
Montgolfiere du Perigord ©
Montgolfiere du Perigord
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

6
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Explore Carcassonne's surroundings by going to Jet evasion 34 (in Valras-Plage), Domaine Boudau (in Rivesaltes) and Domaine Preignes Le Vieux (in Vias). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Niaux, test your team's savvy at Escape Dimension La Croisee des Mondes, and contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in August since evenings lows in Carcassonne dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Jet evasion 34, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, Escape Dimension La Croisee des Mondes, Domaine Boudau
Highlights from your plan
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours ©
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Jet evasion 34 ©
Jet evasion 34

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Aven Grotte Forestiere (in Orgnac-l'Aven), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Marseille (Parc National des Calanques & Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, hike along Le Sentier des Ocres, learn about winemaking at Distillerie A. Blachere, and explore the stunning scenery at Base Canyon de la Besorgues.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Avignon trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Avignon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cassis.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Gordes, Marseille, La Maison Carree, Aven Grotte Forestiere, Base Canyon de la Besorgues
Highlights from your plan
Escal'OSud ©
Escal'OSud
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

5
nights
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. Explore Cassis' surroundings by going to Six-Fours-les-Plages (Plage de la Coudouliere, Var Lamas, &more), Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet) and Hyeres (Plage noire du Langoustier & Chateau d'Hyeres). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Trolib, take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and identify plant and animal life at La Calanque de Figuerolles.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cassis attractions planner.

You can take a train from Avignon to Cassis in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, daytime highs in Cassis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Six-Fours-les-Plages, La Ciotat, Porquerolles Island, Hyeres, Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales
Highlights from your plan
Trolib ©
Trolib
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Calanques ©
Calanques

6
nights
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. Explore Saint-Tropez's surroundings by going to Cascade de L'Aille (in Vidauban), Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Castellane) and Hyeres (Plage La Capte & Sentier sous marin). The adventure continues: fly like a bird with Marine Air Sport, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Escalet, head outdoors with Plage du Pellegrin, and kick back and relax at Plage de Guerrevieille.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Tropez trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Cassis to Saint-Tropez in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Grimaud, Cogolin, Hyeres, La Londe Les Maures, Cascade de L'Aille
Highlights from your plan
Marine Air Sport ©
Marine Air Sport
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Cap Taillat ©
Cap Taillat

6
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Raphael: Colgan's Brewery (in Mouans-Sartoux), Forcerie Vial (in Tanneron) and Riviera Nature (in Grasse). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with TakSea, head outdoors with Sublim Sky, identify plant and animal life at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), and kick back and relax at Abel Baliff Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael driving holiday planner.

Drive from Saint-Tropez to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Frejus, Colgan's Brewery, Riviera Nature, Plage du Chateau, Les Gorges du Verdon
Highlights from your plan
TakSea ©
TakSea
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon

7
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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Cannes (La Croisette & Rue d'Antibes), Mougins (Galerie Lifetime Gallery & Galerie Elegance) and Lesgeckos (in Vence). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Vieille Ville, stroll through Castel Plage, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nice online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in September, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antibes, Cannes, Mougins, Vence, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
Highlights from your plan
Lesgeckos ©
Lesgeckos
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

Similar plans

17 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 22 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 46 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM DENMARK October, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 58 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 59 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in France, Italy & Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in France, Italy & Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in France, Italy & Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 50 days in United States, Canada, Asia, South Pacific, Africa & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans