60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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60 days in France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10 h
1
Menton
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Frejus
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hyeres
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Vars
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Beaumes-de-Venise
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Carcassonne
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h
8
Bordeaux
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
9
Honfleur
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Paris
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Cairo

5
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.
Head to mille et un miels and Marche des Halles de Mentonfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Promenade du Soleil and Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike. Get out of town with these interesting Menton side-trips: St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (Paloma Beach, Plage de Passable, & more), Eglise (in Villefranche-sur-Mer) and La Recreation Champetre (in Drap). There's still lots to do: stroll through Palmes Beach, try your luck at Casino Barriere de Menton, stay fit while traveling at Health/Fitness Clubs & Gyms, and make a trip to Visite Confiturerie Herbin.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Menton attractions planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Menton is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Menton is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in January; daily highs in Menton reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Frejus.

Things to do in Menton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Cap d'Ail, Tete de Chien, La Recreation Champetre
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Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike
Paloma Beach ©
Paloma Beach
Plage de Passable ©
Plage de Passable

6
nights
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. For shopping fun, head to Domaine Stalenq Huile D'Olive or Brocante Au Bucheron. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage du Chateau. Change things up with these side-trips from Frejus: Plage d'Antheor (in Antheor), Chateau d'Astros (in Vidauban) and Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard, learn about winemaking at Domaine Val d'Iris, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Vinaigre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Calanque de Maubois.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Frejus sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Menton to Frejus in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. January in Frejus sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Frejus

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Seillans, Lacs et Gorges du Verdon, Royal Mougins Golf Club
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron

6
nights
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. Shop till you drop at Centre Commercial Grand Var and Inna Khimich Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Sentier Jean Francois Jube and Station de Ski L'Audibergue. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Domaine Sainte Marie (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), La Croix-Valmer (Le Cap Lardier & Plage de Sylvabelle) and Mont Caume (in Toulon). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier Littoral, and look for all kinds of wild species at La Route du Sel.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hyeres visit planner.

You can drive from Frejus to Hyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Toulon, Saint-Tropez, La Croix-Valmer, Sentier Littoral
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Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

7
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Step out of the city life by going to Castel Plage and Parcours de L'Art. Head to Rue d'Antibes and Lavallie Bijoux et Joailleriefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Nice (Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, & more), Cannes (La Croisette, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, identify plant and animal life at L'aquarium Naturel des Flots Bleus, contemplate the waterfront views at Site naturel protege de l'etang de Bolmon, and take in the dramatic natural features at La Calanque de Figuerolles.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip planner .

You can drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vars.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Nice, Cannes, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Site naturel protege de l'etang de Bolmon, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
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Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague ©
Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

6
nights
Vars

Vars ©
Get outdoors at Station de Ski Reallon and Esf Chabanon. Explore Vars' surroundings by going to ESF Val d'Allos - La Foux d'Allos (in Allos), Orcieres (Winter Parc, Orcieres Merlette Ski, & more) and The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier).

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vars day trip planning site .

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Vars in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Aix-en-Provence in January, with highs in Vars at 7°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Beaumes-de-Venise.

Things to do in Vars

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Orcieres, Selonnet, Station de St Jean Montclar, The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier, Fromagerie de la Durance
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Esf Chabanon ©
Esf Chabanon
Station du Grand Puy Seyne les Alpes ©
Station du Grand Puy Seyne les Alpes
Belvedere du Cirque du Mont-Viso ©
Belvedere du Cirque du Mont-Viso

5
nights
Beaumes-de-Venise

Beaumes-de-Venise ©
Beaumes-de-Venise is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.NameThe word "beaumes" comes from the Provençal word bauma meaning "cave" or "grotto". Head to La Cour aux Saveurs and Anne Virlange Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Beaumes-de-Venise side-trips: Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Domain du Banneret, Cave Ourouse, & more), Domaine Marcel Richaud (in Cairanne) and Domaine des Escaravailles (in Rasteau). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Nuances du Sud.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Beaumes-de-Venise tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Vars to Beaumes-de-Venise in 4 hours. Traveling from Vars in February, things will get a bit warmer in Beaumes-de-Venise: highs are around 12°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Beaumes-de-Venise

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vacqueyras, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Orange, Mazan
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Arnoux et Fils Vignerons ©
Arnoux et Fils Vignerons
Auberge du Vin ©
Auberge du Vin
Domain du Banneret ©
Domain du Banneret

5
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Get in touch with nature at Station de Ski Montclar and Birds City (La Cite des Oiseaux). Venture out of the city with trips to Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (in Saint-Martin-Lys), Lac de la Raho (in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho) and Source du Frejo (in Olargues). Next up on the itinerary: visit Cité de Carcassonne, do a tasting at Chateau Auzias, and stop by Montolieu Village du Livre & des Arts.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Carcassonne travel site .

Traveling by car from Beaumes-de-Venise to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. In February in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gorges de la Pierre-Lys, Lac de la Raho, Mount Perdu, Source du Frejo
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Chateau Canet ©
Chateau Canet

6
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Plage Du Bac De Sors and Golf des Vigiers. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Cote des Basques and Plage de l'Uhabia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Friday Market (in Riberac), Chateau Cluzeau (in Sigoules-et-Flaugeac) and Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle (in Trelissac). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Chateau Lestevenie, tee off at Parcours Sensations Golf D'ilbarritz, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Belingard, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Vieux Phare.

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

Take a train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Outdoors Wineries Golf

Side Trips

Bidart, Monbazillac, Bayonne, Prigonrieux, Plage Du Bac De Sors
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Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle ©
Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle
Les Sables d'Or ©
Les Sables d'Or
Chateau Lestevenie ©
Chateau Lestevenie

7
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage Du Tilleul and La Plage. Escape the urban bustle at Plage-Baignade Yport and Plage de Benerville sur Mer. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honfleur: La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne), Distillerie La Monnerie (in Cerisy-Belle-Etoile) and Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat, Chemin des Douaniers, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plages de Houlgate, identify plant and animal life at Le Bois des Aigles, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Des Bains, and do a tasting at Calvados Boulard.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Honfleur trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bordeaux to Honfleur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Bordeaux, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Honfleur, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Etretat, Cabourg, Plage-Baignade Yport, Distillerie La Monnerie, Omaha Beach
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and L'adresse gourmandefor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup (in Rocquencourt). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Versailles, Disneyland Paris, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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