55 days in France Itinerary

55 days in France Itinerary

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Rouen
— 5 nights
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Bayeux
— 7 nights
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Paris
— 6 nights
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Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 6 nights
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Briancon
— 5 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 6 nights
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Hyeres
— 6 nights
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Frejus
— 6 nights
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Menton
— 6 nights

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fondation Claude Monet and Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada. Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Gros-Horloge are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Plage Du Tilleul (in Le Tilleul) and Abbaye de Montivilliers (in Montivilliers). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, see the interesting displays at Musee de Mecanique Naturelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Saint-Sever, and explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen vacation maker.

Bogota, Colombia to Rouen is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bogota to Rouen is 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in July: high temperatures in Rouen hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Mont Saint-Michel and Omaha Beach. You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Ranville (Cimetières Militaires & Pegasus Memorial) and Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes (in Huisnes sur Mer). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Parc des Forges de Varenne, take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Vauville.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux day trip planning app.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee de l'Orangerie. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

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Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Louvre Museum
4.6
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Eiffel Tower
4.5

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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©

Medieval Capital of the Dordogne Valley

Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
You'll explore and learn at Musee du Chai de Lardimalie and Abri Pataud. Visit Chateau de Castelnaud and The Maison Forte de Reignac for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarlat-la-Caneda: Le Regourdou (in Lascaux), Habitations Troglodytiques (in Belves) and Grotte Préhistorique du Sorcier (in Saint-Cirq). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Maquis de Durestal, and see the interesting displays at Moulin de la Rouzique.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda online vacation maker.

You can fly from Paris to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Sarlat-la-Caneda, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Briancon.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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5
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Briancon

Briançon a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Muséoscope Lake and Visite guidee de la Mine d'Argent du Fournel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Serre Chevalier Sensation and Col d'Izoard. Venture out of the city with trips to L’Accrobranche Serre-Poncon Aventure (in Chorges), ESI Puy St Vincent (in Puy-Saint-Vincent) and Cascade de la Pisse (in Reallon). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with Esf, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Real.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Briancon day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Briancon takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Briancon

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Adventure

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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
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Mountain
Col d'Izoard
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Granet and MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain. Get some historical perspective at Palais des Papes and Saint-Paul de Vence. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Foret de Cedres (in Bonnieux), Lourmarin (Chateau de Lourmarin & Albert Camus Grave) and Caves du Palais Saint Firmin (in Gordes). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, stroll through Bestouan Beach, see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

You can drive from Briancon to Aix-en-Provence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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Palais des Papes
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Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
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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. You'll get in some beach time at Plage La Capte and Plage des Salins. Escape the urban bustle at Plage du Pradeau and Beach La Bergerie. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Plage de la Faviere (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach & Plage de Sylvabelle) and Port Grimaud 1 Beach (in Port Grimaud). There's much more to do: stroll through Plage noire du Langoustier, explore the striking landscape at Presqu'ile de Giens, kick back and relax at Grande Plage du Lavandou, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyeres trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Frejus.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Must see
Plage du Pradeau
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8

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Frejus

Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It neighbours Saint-Raphaël, effectively forming one town. We've included these beaches for you: Frejus Beach and Abel Baliff Beach. Visiting Plage du Chateau and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Frejus: Sainte-Maxime (Domaine des Beaucas, Le Paddock Plage Privee Sainte Maxime, &more), Cascade de L'Aille (in Vidauban) and Eglise St Michel (in Grimaud). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Calanque de Maubois, explore the ancient world of Barrage de Malpasset, stroll through Plage de L'Oratoire, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial des Guerres en Indochine.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Frejus day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Frejus takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Frejus sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Frejus

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

6
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Menton

Menton ©

Pearl of France

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.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Mala Beach Coastal Path. You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee de Prehistoire Regionale. Venture out of the city with trips to Aet Nature (in Breil-sur-Roya), Monastere de Saorge (in Saorge) and Utelle (Église Saint Veran & La Madone d'Utelle). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Mala, appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Menton trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Frejus to Menton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Menton can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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