8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
La Croix-Valmer
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Cairo

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.
On the 10th (Sun), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland and then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take a stroll through Vieille Ville, Head underground at Grotte de Saint-Cezaire, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Nice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cairo in May, plan for much colder days in Nice, with highs around 24°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grotte de Saint-Cezaire, Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire ©
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Heraclee Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Vergeron. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the La Croix-Valmer vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to La Croix-Valmer takes 2 hours. While traveling from Nice, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in La Croix-Valmer, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Le village des Tortues
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Le village des Tortues ©
Le village des Tortues
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

3
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, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from La Croix-Valmer to Paris with the Route module. When traveling from La Croix-Valmer in May, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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