16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
La Croix-Valmer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Kids will enjoy Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and The Paris Catacombs. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris road trip app .

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage de Gigaro. Attractions like Heraclee Beach and Plage de Vergeron make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of La Croix-Valmer to go to Le Lavandou and see Plage de Cavaliere, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Debarquement and kick back and relax at Plage des Marines.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the La Croix-Valmer trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paris to La Croix-Valmer. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in La Croix-Valmer hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Plage de Cavaliere, Port Grimaud Beach, Plage des Marines
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage du Debarquement ©
Plage du Debarquement

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Visit La Croisette and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes), Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nice day trip planner.

Drive from La Croix-Valmer to Nice in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from La Croix-Valmer in May: highs in Nice hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Eglise
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©

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