60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 8 nights
2
Colleville-sur-Mer
— 4 nights
3
La Rochelle
— 7 nights
4
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 8 nights
5
Carcassonne
— 8 nights
6
Avignon
— 8 nights
7
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 7 nights
8
Nice
— 7 nights

8
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and The Royal Chapel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Fontainebleau and Orléans Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles) and Hotel Groslot (in Orleans). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, wander the streets of Montmartre, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planner.

Pasco, USA to Paris is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Pasco to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Pasco in July, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colleville-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Orleans, Chateau de Fontainebleau
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Museum-lovers will get to explore Airborne Museum and Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach. Normandy American Cemetery and Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Tour Vauban de La Hougue (in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue), Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont) and Church of Sainte-Mère-Église (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, brush up on your military savvy at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colleville-sur-Mer trip builder app.

You can drive from Paris to Colleville-sur-Mer in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Colleville-sur-Mer reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, La Maison du Biscuit, Tour Vauban de La Hougue, Pointe du Hoc
Highlights from your plan
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Phare des Baleines and Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Le phare de chassiron and Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines. Get out of town with these interesting La Rochelle side-trips: Association Hermione-La Fayette (in Rochefort), Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses) and Grottes de Matata (in Meschers-sur-Gironde). Spend the 21st (Sun) in the animal kingdom at La Vallee des Singes. Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at Château de Talmont, steep yourself in history at Fort Louvois, explore the activities along Vieux Port, and take an in-depth tour of New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde).

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the La Rochelle itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Colleville-sur-Mer to La Rochelle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Colleville-sur-Mer in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in La Rochelle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Meschers-sur-Gironde, Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont, Puy du Fou, Fort Louvois
Highlights from your plan
Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines ©
Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
Le phare de chassiron ©
Le phare de chassiron

8
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vieux Sarlat and Chateau de Castelnaud. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cite Religieuse and The Maison Forte de Reignac. Get out of town with these interesting Sarlat-la-Caneda side-trips: Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (Eglise de Saint Cirq Lapopie & Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie), Grotte du Pech-Merle (in Cabrerets) and Rocamadour (Ferme La Borie D'Imbert & Remparts du Chateau). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cenevieres, don't miss a visit to Chateau des Milandes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Etienne, and steep yourself in history at Roc de Cazelle.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from La Rochelle in July, expect nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rocamadour, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, Cahors, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Highlights from your plan
Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie ©
Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Chateau de Cenevieres ©
Chateau de Cenevieres

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La cité médiévale and Abbaye de Fontfroide. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cité de Carcassonne and Eglise Saint-Nazaire. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: Aeroscopia (in Blagnac), Toulouse (Marche Victor Hugo, Basilique Saint-Sernin, &more) and Chateau de Queribus (in Cucugnan). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, admire the masterpieces at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and take in the views from Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Carcassonne, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toulouse, Albi, Narbonne, Cathedrale St-Jean, Chateau de Peyrepertuse
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau de Queribus ©
Chateau de Queribus

8
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Chateau des Baux de Provence and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Get a sense of the local culture at Palais des Papes and Roman Theatre of Orange. Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Aigues-Mortes (Salin d'Aigues-Mortes & Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes), Aix-en-Provence (Vieil Aix, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, &more) and Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Cathédrale La Major, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of La Citadelle de Sisteron, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet, and get to know the fascinating history of Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers).

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Avignon driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Avignon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Gordes, Aigues-Mortes, Arles
Highlights from your plan
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

7
nights
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage de Palombaggia and Plage du Petit Sperone. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Les Calanche Cliffs and Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio. Explore Porto-Vecchio's surroundings by going to Filitosa (in Sollacaro), Bonifacio (Iles Lavezzi, Phare de Pertusato, &more) and Zonza (Piscia di Gallu & Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles)). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Santa Giulia, kick back and relax at plage de Tamaricciu, and identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Porto-Vecchio using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Avignon to Porto-Vecchio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Porto-Vecchio are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Zonza, Filitosa, Les Calanche Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone

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.
You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Visit Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Pampelonne for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (Le Suquet & La Croisette), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Musee International de la Parfumerie (in Grasse). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, and get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Porto-Vecchio to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Porto-Vecchio, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Ville medieval, Saint-Paul de Vence, Haut de Cagnes
Highlights from your plan
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

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