12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Grimaud
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
4
Paris
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Train:  18 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc National des Calanques, browse the collection at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary maker site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Marseille is an approximately 20- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Marseille. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, Carrieres des Lumieres
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis ©
Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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 17th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally wander the streets of Vieille Ville. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip maker.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

3
nights
Grimaud

Grimaud ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grimaud: Bormes-Les-Mimosas (La Certosa di La Verne, Notre Dame De Constance, &more).

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grimaud route maker site.

Drive from Nice to Grimaud in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nice in December since evenings lows in Grimaud dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Grimaud

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Cogolin, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Saint-Tropez, Corniche Inferieure
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St. Tropez Harbor ©
St. Tropez Harbor
Domaine de la Giscle ©
Domaine de la Giscle
Notre Dame De Constance ©
Notre Dame De Constance

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planning website.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Grimaud to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grimaud in December, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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