14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 3 nights
2
Lyon
— 2 nights
3
Paris
— 5 nights
4
Colmar
— 2 nights

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musée Marc Chagall and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Bring the kids along to Marineland and Place Massena. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nice driving holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nice is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get cooler in Nice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and then explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, browse the different shops at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, and then find something for the whole family at Mini World Lyon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lyon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Lyon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in December, expect Lyon to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Mini World Lyon
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Mini World Lyon ©
Mini World Lyon
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Jardin des Tuileries and Île de la Cité. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Louvre Museum and Disneyland Paris. There's much more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To see ratings and tourist information, read Paris driving holiday planning tool.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Colmar

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 29th (Tue), admire the striking features of Maison Pfister and then don't miss a visit to Old Town. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville, then don't miss a visit to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Martin.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Colmar road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Colmar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Colmar can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Vieille Ville
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Maison Pfister ©
Maison Pfister

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