60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Bayeux
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Rouen
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Paris
— 9 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Nice
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Saint-Raphael
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Hyeres
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Carcassonne
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Dublin

7
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
We've included these beaches for you: Omaha Beach and Deauville Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Memorial de Caen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: German War Cemetery Marigny (in Marigny), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, examine the collection at Musee du debarquement, and brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer.

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

Dublin, Ireland to Bayeux is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Bayeux is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Airborne Museum, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, German War Cemetery Marigny, Juno Beach Centre
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach

7
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
You'll get in some beach time at Le Touquet Beach and Plage Du Tilleul. Visiting Parc du Marquenterre and Caresse de Tigre will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Amiens (Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens & Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens), Giverny (Musee de Mecanique Naturelle & Fondation Claude Monet) and Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen travel website.

Getting from Bayeux to Rouen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rouen are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Amiens, Giverny, Le Touquet Beach, Palais Benedictine, Vieux Bassin
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie ©
Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie
Parc du Marquenterre ©
Parc du Marquenterre

9
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) (in Fontainebleau), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Latin Quarter, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker site.

Take a bus from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Cheverny
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Visit Plage du Petit Sperone and Plage de San Giovanni for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Iles Lavezzi and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio.

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

You can fly from Paris to Bonifacio in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bonifacio, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de San Giovanni, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

11
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Castel Plage and Plage Robinson. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint-Paul de Vence and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Juan les Pins Main Beach (in Juan-les-Pins), Cannes (La Croisette, Rue d'Antibes, &more) and Antibes (Plage de la Baie des Milliardaires, Stade Nautique Jean Bunoz, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, kick back and relax at Promenade du Soleil, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nice itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bonifacio to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Bonifacio in July, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Menton, Mandelieu-la-Napoule
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

6
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage du Chateau. Escape the urban bustle at Les Gorges du Verdon and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Raphael: Port Grimaud Beach (in Port Grimaud), Saint-Tropez (Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez, Plage des Canebiers, &more) and Grimaud (Plage de Guerrevieille & Plage du Gros Pin). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lac De Sainte Croix, enjoy the sand and surf at Abel Baliff Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Baumette, and look for all kinds of wild species at Les Gorges du Blavet.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael travel route builder site.

Getting from Nice to Saint-Raphael by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nice in July since evenings lows in Saint-Raphael dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Grimaud, Chocolats et Gourmandises, Lac De Sainte Croix, Les Gorges du Verdon
Highlights from your plan
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
nights
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. Relax by the water at Plage noire du Langoustier and Plage La Capte. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Gigaro and Heraclee Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle, Plage de Vergeron, &more), Le Lavandou (Plage de Cavaliere, Plage de Jean Blanc, &more) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Plage de la Faviere & Plage de Cabasson). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Pradeau, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de L'Argentiere, hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyeres sightseeing tool.

Getting from Saint-Raphael to Hyeres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La Londe Les Maures, Saint-Tropez
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

8
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 hidden gems such as Cathar Castles and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get a sense of the local culture at Cité de Carcassonne and Chateau Comtal. Venture out of the city with trips to Château de Salses (in Salses-Le-Chateau), Narbonne (Cathedrale St-Just & Abbaye de Fontfroide) and Toulouse (Jardin Japonais, Basilique Saint-Sernin, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, admire the masterpieces at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, take in the dramatic natural features at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Carcassonne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Carcassonne sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Toulouse, Aigues-Mortes, Narbonne, Albi, Château de Salses
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile

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