13 days in Paris, Tours & Nice Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Tours & Nice Itinerary

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Paris
— 5 nights
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Tours
— 2 nights
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Nice
— 4 nights
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Paris — 5 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and explore the striking landscape at La Hotte du Diable.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Paris at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Tours.
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Tours — 2 nights

Garden of France

Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Train - Reserve de Beaumarchais, then explore the historical opulence of La Forteresse de Montbazon, and then explore the historical opulence of Château de l'Islette.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tours sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Tours takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.
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Nice — 4 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Lérins Islands. Let the collections at Musée Marc Chagall and Choisy La Galerie capture your imagination. Step out of Nice to go to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and see Promenade Le Corbusier, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, contemplate the long history of Villa Kerylos, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tours to Nice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tours in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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