22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Nice
— 3 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
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Saint-Tropez
— 4 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
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Paris
— 4 nights
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Bayeux
— 4 nights

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Nice

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, meet the residents at Marineland, and don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Nice road trip tool.

Bristol, UK to Nice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Raphael side-trips: Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron) and La Ferme des Cairns (in Seillans). There's much more to do: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon, hike along Les Balcons du Cap Roux, and appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael route planner.

Drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Saint-Raphael, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
La Ferme des Cairns ©
La Ferme des Cairns

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Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Tropez: Le Cap Lardier (in La Croix-Valmer) and Sentier sous marin (in Hyeres). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Guerrevieille, stroll through Heraclee Beach, explore by horseback at La Mene, and hike along Sentier Botanique.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez online trip builder.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Saint-Tropez can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier
Sentier sous marin ©
Sentier sous marin

3
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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Change things up with these side-trips from Aix-en-Provence: Cassis (Saint Michel Church & Calanques), La Ciotat (Route des Cretes & Stand-Up Paddleboarding) and Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde & Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, and steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

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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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

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You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and get outside with Norman'Air.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

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