13 days in Paris, Tours & Nice Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Tours & Nice Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Tours
— 2 nights
3
Nice
— 4 nights

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and La Hotte du Diable. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and stop by Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris online travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Paris. In April, Paris is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tours.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, La Hotte du Diable
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

2
nights
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais, then explore the historical opulence of La Forteresse de Montbazon, and then explore the historical opulence of Château de l'Islette.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tours sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Tours takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Château de l'Islette, La Forteresse de Montbazon, Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
La Forteresse de Montbazon ©
La Forteresse de Montbazon
Château de l'Islette ©
Château de l'Islette
Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais ©
Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint-Paul de Vence and Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate. Let the collections at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall capture your imagination. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and view the masterpieces at Choisy La Galerie.

Plan my day in Nice using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Tours to Nice by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tours in April since evenings lows in Nice dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, St-Paul-de-Vence, Lérins Islands, Villa Kerylos, Promenade Le Corbusier
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

Similar plans

15 days in Paris & Geneva BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Paris, Switzerland & Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Italy, Lucerne & Paris BY A USER FROM CANADA July, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: July, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in France BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM MOROCCO April, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM CANADA September, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: September Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 17 days in Hanoi & Paris BY A USER FROM VIETNAM March, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, outdoors, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Paris & Lyon BY A USER FROM THAILAND June, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans