8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Melrand
— 1 night
2
Caen
— 1 night
3
Versailles
— 2 nights
4
Paris
— 3 nights

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Melrand

Melrand ©
Melrand is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.DemographicsInhabitants of Melrand are called in French Melrandais.Breton languageIn 2008, 31.4% of children in the commune attended schools taught in Breton and French for their primary education. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de la Roche-Jagu and then have some family-friendly fun at Le P'tit Delire. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Village de Poul-Fetan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melrand road trip planner.

Paris to Melrand is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Melrand are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Caen.

Things to do in Melrand

Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de la Roche-Jagu, Le P'tit Delire, Village de Poul-Fetan
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Village de Poul-Fetan ©
Village de Poul-Fetan
Chateau de la Roche-Jagu ©
Chateau de la Roche-Jagu
Le P'tit Delire ©
Le P'tit Delire

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Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stop by Ess9nce, pause for some photo ops at Pegasus Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Caen trip planner.

Drive from Melrand to Caen in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Caen

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bayeux, Pegasus Memorial
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial

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Versailles

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, deepen your understanding at Academie Equestre de Versailles, then take in the exciting artwork at The Royal Chapel, then look for gifts at Aux Caves des Deux Portes, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Breteuil.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Versailles day trip tool.

You can drive from Caen to Versailles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Caen in July: highs in Versailles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau de Breteuil
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Chateau de Breteuil ©
Chateau de Breteuil

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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.
Popular historic sites such as The Paris Catacombs and Île de la Cité are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stop by Berthillon.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Versailles to Paris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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