28 days in France Itinerary

28 days in France Itinerary

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Bayeux
— 5 nights
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Saint-Malo
— 3 nights
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Nice
— 5 nights
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Hyeres
— 2 nights
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Marseille
— 2 nights
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Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 2 nights
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Dijon
— 2 nights
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Paris
— 6 nights

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5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pointe du Hoc and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. You'll explore and learn at Memorial de Caen and Musee du debarquement. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur) and Etretat (Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde & Falaises d'Etretat). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, and witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Bayeux is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in November: highs in Bayeux hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

3
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Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Abbaye de Beauport and Promenade du Clair de Lune. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cap Fréhel and Plage du Sillon. Step out of Saint-Malo with an excursion to Mont Saint-Michel in Mont-Saint-Michel--about 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint-Malo Cathedral and appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Grouin.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Malo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Saint-Malo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Saint-Malo sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cap Fréhel ©
Cap Fréhel
Promenade du Clair de Lune
Promenade du Clair de Lune

5
nights
Nice

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saint-Paul de Vence and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate and Vieille Ville. Step out of Nice with an excursion to Easy Dive in Juan-les-Pins--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and trek along Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Saint-Malo to Nice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Saint-Malo in November, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Easy Dive ©
Easy Dive
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

2
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Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, head outdoors with Plage Notre Dame, and then get a dose of the wild on Dune La Londe. Keep things going the next day: trek along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, trek along Sentier Littoral, and then whizz through the canopy at Coudou Parc.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hyeres sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Nice to Hyeres in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Hyeres sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Dune La Londe ©
Dune La Londe
Plage Notre Dame ©
Plage Notre Dame
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas

2
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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 17th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on Trolib and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc National des Calanques. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

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Traveling by car from Hyeres to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Trolib ©
Trolib
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Calanques ©
Calanques

2
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Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. On the 19th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Le Pont d'Arc and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Cascades du Sautadet, Head underground at Grotte de la Salamandre, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Caverne du Pont-d'Arc.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vallon-Pont-d'Arc trip builder site.

You can drive from Marseille to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Dijon.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Grotte de la Salamandre ©
Grotte de la Salamandre
Caverne du Pont-d'Arc ©
Caverne du Pont-d'Arc

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): head outdoors with Aqua-City, then cruise along Route des Grands Crus, then soar above the sights with Beaune Montgolfiere, and finally see the interesting displays at Le Cassissium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Place de la Liberation, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, then enjoy the sights with a stroll at Owl's Trail, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dijon vacation planning website.

You can drive from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Dijon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in November, with highs in Dijon at 49°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours

Side Trips

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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon
Le Cassissium ©
Le Cassissium
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail

6
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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.
Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Fontainebleau will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Evasion Canine and Driveme. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Dijon to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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