9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Avignon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
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.
You've now added The Paris Catacombs to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Louvre Museum and Musee National Eugene Delacroix will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Eroticism (Musee de l'Erotisme), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and then get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc and then explore the galleries of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux tour itinerary app.

You can take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pegasus Memorial, Pointe du Hoc, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Musee Calvet, steep yourself in history at Musee du Petit Palais, then don't miss a visit to Pont d'Avignon, and finally contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Avignon road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Avignon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in October: highs in Avignon hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Musee Calvet ©
Musee Calvet

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and then contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), explore the world behind art at Musée National Picasso, then examine the collection at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Rosaire.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nice online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Avignon to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Avignon in October since evenings lows in Nice dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), Musée National Picasso, Chapelle du Rosaire
Highlights from your plan
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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