13 days in Paris, Tours & Nice Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Tours & Nice Itinerary

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

— 5 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), La Hotte du Diable (in Coincy) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning tool.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 60°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tours.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 25:

Tours

— 2 nights

Garden of France

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 · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Nice

— 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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 Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. Let the collections at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Choisy La Galerie capture your imagination. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and Lérins Islands (in Cannes). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice tour itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Tours to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tours in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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