46 days in France Itinerary

46 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 6 nights
2
Bayeux
— 7 nights
3
Hyeres
— 6 nights
4
Cannes
— 6 nights
5
Menton
— 6 nights
6
Vars
— 7 nights
7
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou capture your imagination. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planning site.

Alexandria, USA to Paris is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Alexandria to Paris, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Alexandria in March: high temperatures in Paris hover around 53°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Omaha Beach and Pegasus Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Normandy American Cemetery and Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville), Plage de Vauville (in Vauville) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Barneville., stroll through Baie d'Ecalgrain, and identify plant and animal life at Dunes d'Hattainville.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Bayeux sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Dunes d'Hattainville, Plage de Vauville, Norman'Air, Baie d'Ecalgrain
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

6
nights
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. Escape the urban bustle at Plage de l'Escalet and Sentier Jean Francois Jube. Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste and Chapelle Saint-Francois-de-Paule will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Domaine Sainte Marie & Ecuries d'Entrecolles), Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou) and Foret de Roustagnon (in Bandol). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Gigaro, identify plant and animal life at Sentier du Littoral, get outside with Sentier sous marin, and hike along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hyeres trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Bayeux to Hyeres takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Hyeres is somewhat warmer than Bayeux - with highs of 61°F and lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Cogolin, Bandol
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet

6
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Get in touch with nature at Lérins Islands and Massif du Tanneron. Vieille Ville and Eglise St Pierre & Paul will appeal to history buffs. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Baou de la Gaude (in Gattieres), Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon) and The Orange Tree Galerie (in Seillans). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of La Croisette, delve into the lush surroundings at Pitchoun Forest, look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Gabel.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes visit planner.

Getting from Hyeres to Cannes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March in Cannes, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Biot, Nice, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Baou de la Gaude, Station de Ski L'Audibergue
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

6
nights
Menton

Menton
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chapelle des Penitents Blancs. Visit Église Saint Veran and Ruines de Rocca Sparviera for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Menton: Aet Nature (in Breil-sur-Roya), Eglise (in Villefranche-sur-Mer) and St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike, Plage de Passable, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Promenade du Soleil, examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages, hike along Mala Beach Coastal Path, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Madone d'Utelle.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Menton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Menton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Menton, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vars.

Things to do in Menton

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cap d'Ail, Utelle, Aet Nature, Tete de Chien
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Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Église Saint Veran ©
Église Saint Veran

7
nights
Vars

Vars ©
Escape the urban bustle at Station de Ski Reallon and Vars la Foret Blanche. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vars: The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier), Azak Mushing (in Abries) and Esf (in Arvieux).

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vars tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Menton to Vars takes 4 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Menton in April since evenings lows in Vars dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Vars

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Reallon, Orcieres, The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier, Azak Mushing, Queyras National Park
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Cascade de la Pisse ©
Cascade de la Pisse
Station de Ski Reallon ©
Station de Ski Reallon
Cirque de Morgon ©
Cirque de Morgon

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get outdoors at Calanques and Montagne Sainte Victoire. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palais des Papes and Abbaye Saint Victor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde (in Marseille), Calanque de Port-Miou (in Cassis) and Le Glof (in Ollieres). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Vars to Aix-en-Provence takes 3 hours. Traveling from Vars in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Aix-en-Provence, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Marseille, Cassis, Chateau Calissanne, Scuba & Snorkeling, Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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