60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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1
Chamonix
— 5 nights
2
Nice
— 6 nights
3
Hyeres
— 5 nights
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
5
Beaumes-de-Venise
— 5 nights
6
Carcassonne
— 5 nights
7
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 4 nights
8
Bordeaux
— 4 nights
9
Perros-Guirec
— 4 nights
10
Bayeux
— 5 nights
11
Honfleur
— 5 nights
12
Paris
— 6 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.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Clusaz and Station de Ski les Saisies. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chamonix: La Vieille Ville (in Annecy) and Les Gorges du Fier (in Lovagny). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille des Grands Montets, tour the pleasant surroundings at Refuge Albert 1er, identify plant and animal life at Aiguilles Rouges, and stop by Cha'Cha'Cha'.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chamonix tour website.

Cairo, Egypt to Chamonix is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo to Chamonix, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

La Clusaz, La Vieille Ville, Les Gorges du Fier, Station de Ski les Saisies, La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche
Brevent Cable Car ©
Brevent Cable Car

6
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 get in some beach time at Promenade du Soleil and Castel Plage. Head to Rue d'Antibes and Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleyafor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (La Croisette, Marche Forville, &more), Saint Dalmas Le Selvage (in Saint-Dalmas-le-Selvage) and Le Petit Vigneau Winery (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin, look for gifts at L'Antre des Delices, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie des Bains-Douches.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Nice road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Chamonix to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, Les Gorges du Verdon, Saint Dalmas Le Selvage, Le Petit Vigneau Winery
Highlights from your plan
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage ©
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

5
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. Relax by the water at Plage de Pampelonne and Port Grimaud Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Vergeron. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Le Lavandou (Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, Grande Plage du Lavandou, &more), La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Plage de Gigaro) and La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at La Cave du Marche, learn about winemaking at Domaine des Beaucas, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Nartelle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Almanarre.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nice to Hyeres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Hyeres are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime, La Croix-Valmer, Domaine Sainte Marie
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Head to Le Caviste de Maussane and Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezofor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Calanques and Cours Mirabeau. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Palais des Papes (in Avignon), Parc National des Calanques (in Marseille) and Roussillon (Parcours de L'Art & Le Sentier des Ocres). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue, take in the dramatic natural features at La Calanque de Figuerolles, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get outside with Cape Canaille.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Beaumes-de-Venise.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cassis, Arles, Gordes, La Ciotat, Laser game Evolution
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo ©
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo
Calanques ©
Calanques
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

5
nights
Beaumes-de-Venise

Beaumes-de-Venise ©
Beaumes-de-Venise is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.NameThe word "beaumes" comes from the Provençal word bauma meaning "cave" or "grotto". Visiting Mt Ventoux and Gorges de l'Ardeche will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to La Cour aux Saveurs or Centre Horloger de Provence. Get out of town with these interesting Beaumes-de-Venise side-trips: Caverne du Pont-d'Arc (in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc), Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac (in Orgnac-l'Aven) and Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Cave Ourouse, Domain du Banneret, &more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, do a tasting at Nuances du Sud, and get outside with Speleologie Hautes-Alpes Marc Casali.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beaumes-de-Venise travel planner.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Beaumes-de-Venise in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Beaumes-de-Venise

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Vacqueyras, Domaine Marcel Richaud, Auberge du Vin
Highlights from your plan
Mt Ventoux ©
Mt Ventoux
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Caverne du Pont-d'Arc ©
Caverne du Pont-d'Arc

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet and Station de Ski Montclar. Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Plage de la Grande Conque. Explore Carcassonne's surroundings by going to Les Halles de Narbonne (in Narbonne), Station Goulier Neige (in Goulier) and Basilique Saint-Sernin (in Toulouse). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac des Bouillouses, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Perdu.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Carcassonne online day trip planner.

Getting from Beaumes-de-Venise to Carcassonne by car takes about 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Albi, Toulouse, Lac des Bouillouses, Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, Les Halles de Narbonne
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Grotte de Niaux ©
Grotte de Niaux

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grottes de Lacave and La Foret des Singes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vieux Sarlat and Plage Du Bac De Sors. Explore Sarlat-la-Caneda's surroundings by going to Kanovera (in Sainte-Alvere), Grotte du Pech-Merle (in Cabrerets) and Rocher des Aigles (in Rocamadour). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Pont Valentre, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Castelnaud, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Bernifal.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Monbazillac, Rocamadour, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Mini-Golf Saint Pierre Loisirs, Pont Valentre
Highlights from your plan
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles
Grottes de Lacave ©
Grottes de Lacave

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Plage de Chatelaillon and La Cote des Basques. Step out of the city life by going to Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean and Port Vieux Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Chateau Lardy (in Razac-de-Saussignac), Chateau de Panisseau (in Thenac) and Chateau Lestevenie (in Gageac-et-Rouillac). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, do a tasting at Vignobles Dubard, explore the activities along Vieux Port, and look for gifts at Friday Market.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip planning tool.

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, daytime highs in Bordeaux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Biarritz, Saint-Emilion, Plage de Chatelaillon, Chateau de Reignac, Chateau Lardy
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean ©
Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean
Vieux Port
Vieux Port

4
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage du Sillon and Kerfissien Beach. Get in touch with nature at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles and Foret de Huelgoat. Venture out of the city with trips to Ile de Batz (in Roscoff), Parc du Thabor (in Rennes) and Marche aux Huitres (in Cancale). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Sentier des douaniers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade du Clair de Lune, and don't miss a visit to Cap Fréhel.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Perros-Guirec takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Promenade du Clair de Lune, Ile de Batz, Plage du Sillon, Cap Fréhel, Parc du Thabor
Highlights from your plan
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Omaha Beach and Plage de Vauville. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Maison du Biscuit and Maison Lebrec. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Agon-Coutainville (Pointe D'Agon & Plage, Agon-Coutainville), Baie d'Ecalgrain (in Auderville) and Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal, stroll through Juno Beach, and explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Bayeux takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In January, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Agon-Coutainville, Plage de Vauville, Plage du Plat Gousset, Omaha Beach, Baie d'Ecalgrain
Highlights from your plan
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

5
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plage de Trouville and Rue du Gros-Horloge. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Deauville Beach and Plage de Pourville. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Plage-Baignade Yport (in Yport), Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Les Plages Etretat) and Plage Du Tilleul (in Le Tilleul). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, stroll through Plage Des Bains, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and kick back and relax at Plages de Houlgate.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Honfleur online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rouen, Etretat, Cabourg, Plage-Baignade Yport, Plage de Benerville sur Mer
Highlights from your plan
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Plage de Trouville ©
Plage de Trouville
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Seine River. Head to Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Shakespeare and Company Bookstorefor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Moet et Chandon (in Epernay) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In February, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau Royal de Blois, Disneyland Paris, Moet et Chandon, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

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