20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— Few hours
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Lille
— 4 nights
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Nancy
— 3 nights
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Dijon
— 3 nights
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Rennes
— 3 nights
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Paris
— 6 nights

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Paris

Paris

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

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In June, daytime highs in Paris are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for Lille on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Paris

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Lille

Lille ©

Cultural Heart of Northern France

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.
Appreciate the collections at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut and Musee La Piscine. Head to Vieux-Lille and musee le Louvre lensfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Arras (Carriere Wellington & Heroes Square), Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens) and La Coupole (in Saint-Omer). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Touquet Beach, and browse the collection at Librairie Furet du Nord.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lille trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Lille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Lille hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Nancy.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Carriere Wellington ©
Carriere Wellington
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

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Nancy

Nancy ©

Cultural Heart of Lorraine

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Visit La Tranchee de Chattancourt and Œuvre de la cathédrale for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy. Venture out of the city with trips to Centre Pompidou-Metz (in Metz), Confiserie des Hautes Vosges (in Plainfaing) and Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun (in Verdun). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Place Stanislas, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre, steep yourself in history at Eglise des Cordeliers, and pause for some photo ops at Place de la Carriere.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nancy online trip planner.

Drive from Lille to Nancy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Nancy sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dijon.

Things to do in Nancy

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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La Tranchee de Chattancourt ©
La Tranchee de Chattancourt
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy ©
Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy

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Dijon

Dijon ©

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Appreciate the collections at Musee Magnin and Domaine Sylvain Bouhelier. Get some cultural insight at Abbaye de Fontenay and Boursot Pere & Fils. Change things up with a short trip to Chateau du Clos de Vougeot in Vougeot (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne, don't miss a visit to Rue Des Forges, and admire the masterpieces at Palace of the Dukes.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dijon road trip website.

You can take a train from Nancy to Dijon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. July in Dijon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rennes.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Musee Magnin ©
Musee Magnin
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon

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Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Les Machines de L'ile and Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mont Saint-Michel and Cidre Sorre. Get out of town with these interesting Rennes side-trips: Andouillerie de la Baleine (in Gavray), Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal (in Brehal) and L'Ecume des Falaises (in Jullouville). There's more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Brasserie Bosco and play a few rounds at Golf de Granville - Baie du Mont St Michel.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rennes trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Dijon to Rennes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Rennes, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Rennes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Cidre Sorre ©
Cidre Sorre

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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord). See even more of Paris: take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris travel route planner.

You can take a train from Rennes to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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