8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Marseille
— 1 night
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Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
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Annecy
— 1 day
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Paris
— 3 nights

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then explore the striking landscape at Calanques. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Capelan.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marseille online trip maker.

Toledo, USA to Marseille is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Toledo in July, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 88°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, then contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Carcassonne Center online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Carcassonne Center takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Marseille in July, things will get slightly colder in Carcassonne Center: highs are around 83°F and lows about 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites
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Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

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Annecy

Annecy ©

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Fier and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Annecy trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Annecy takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in Annecy, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Les Gorges du Fier ©
Les Gorges du Fier
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy

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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris journey builder site.

Take a train from Annecy to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Paris are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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