8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Subway + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Montpellier
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London

2
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip site .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bayeux trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bayeux: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel day trip tool .

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, and finally take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Le Nomade and then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nice sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in June: high temperatures in Nice hover around 28°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Le Nomade, Massif de l'Esterel
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

1
night
Montpellier

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Bertrand Bosc, then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Montpellier trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Montpellier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montpellier

Wineries Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bertrand Bosc ©
Bertrand Bosc
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Virtual Center ©
Virtual Center

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