14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lille
— 1 night
2
Reims
— Few hours
3
Paris
— 2 nights
4
Le Havre
— 1 night
5
Brest
— 1 night
6
Nantes
— 1 night
7
Bordeaux
— 1 night
8
Toulouse
— 1 night
9
Strasbourg
— 1 night
10
Lyon
— 1 night
11
Nimes
— Few hours
12
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
13
Cannes
— 1 day
14
Nice
— 2 nights

1
night
Lille

Lille
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Lille trip itinerary builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Lille is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Lille reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for Reims on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): walk around Jardin d'Horticulture Pierre Schneiter, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Reims visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lille to Reims takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lille in July: highs in Reims hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Musee des Beaux-Arts ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts

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.
On the 14th (Tue), stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planning website.

Getting from Reims to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Le Havre.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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night
Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the galleries of Abbaye de Graville, contemplate the long history of Tour des Dockers, get outside with Abeille Parachutisme, thendon't miss a visit to Exposition Impressioniste Pissaro, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Le Havre trip maker tool.

You can drive from Paris to Le Havre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Le Havre, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Le Havre

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa ©
Abeille Parachutisme ©
Abeille Parachutisme
Tour des Dockers ©
Tour des Dockers

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night
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the waterfront activity at Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc, thenwalk around Parc de la Penfeld, thenlearn about all things military at Musee Memoires 39-45, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fort de Montbarey.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brest road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Le Havre to Brest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Brest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Musee Memoires 39-45
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Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45
Fort de Montbarey ©
Fort de Montbarey

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Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
On the 18th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire Urbaine.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nantes online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brest to Nantes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Brest in July, expect nights in Nantes to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Nantes

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes

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night
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 (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Place Parlement, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, and finally don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux holiday planner.

You can drive from Nantes to Bordeaux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

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Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): engage your brain at Cite de l'espace and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin.

Plan a trip to Toulouse easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Toulouse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Toulouse sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

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night
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, thenstop by La Petite France, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally head outdoors with Foret de la Robertsau.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Strasbourg day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Toulouse to Strasbourg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan

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night
Lyon

Lyon
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lyon route builder.

You can fly from Strasbourg to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Nimes.

Things to do in Lyon

Outdoors Fun & Games Nightlife
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Nimes

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de la Fontaine, delve into the distant past at La Maison Carree, and then head outdoors with Escattes Aventure.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Nimes trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Nimes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nimes

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Escattes Aventure ©
Escattes Aventure
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Jardins de la Fontaine ©
Jardins de la Fontaine

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night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Plan a trip to Aix-en-Provence easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Nimes to Aix-en-Provence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Cannes

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Vieux Port, head outdoors with Jets'Cool, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes journey maker tool.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Cannes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Jets'Cool, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Jets'Cool ©
Jets'Cool
Vieux Port ©
Vieux Port

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Castel Plage, stop by Vieille Ville, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

Make your Nice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Nice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannes in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Nice. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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