9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 30 min
3
Beaumont-du-Ventoux
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Arles
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Bordeaux
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Bangkok

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and then take a stroll through Le Marais. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Tombe du Soldat Inconnu, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in July, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, train, and shuttle. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days in Mont-Saint-Michel, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Beaumont-du-Ventoux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

1
day
Beaumont-du-Ventoux

Beaumont-du-Ventoux ©
Beaumont-du-Ventoux is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 17th (Wed), do a tasting at Chateau Pesquie, do a tasting at Chateau Valcombe, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Barroux, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Beauvalcinte, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine de Mourchon.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Beaumont-du-Ventoux trip planner.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Beaumont-du-Ventoux in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July: high temperatures in Beaumont-du-Ventoux hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arles.

Things to do in Beaumont-du-Ventoux

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Domaine de Mourchon, Chateau Valcombe, Domaine Beauvalcinte, Chateau Pesquie, Chateau de Barroux
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Domaine Beauvalcinte ©
Domaine Beauvalcinte
Chateau de Barroux ©
Chateau de Barroux
Domaine de Mourchon ©
Domaine de Mourchon

1
night
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Montmajour, admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, then steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Trophime.

Plan trip to Arles with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Beaumont-du-Ventoux to Arles takes 1.5 hours. In July in Arles, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Arles

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Carrieres des Lumieres
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Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

3
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Chateau Laniote, don't miss a visit to Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, do a tasting at Chateau Beaurang, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Pey-Berland Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, then learn about winemaking at Chateau de Reignac, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Paloumey, and finally look for gifts at LivroZenfan.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arles to Bordeaux takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Arles in July, with highs in Bordeaux at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Chateau Paloumey, Chateau de Reignac
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Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse

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