5 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Plailly
— 1 day
Drive
2
Amiens
— 1 night
Drive
3
Calais
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lille
— 2 nights
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to New Delhi

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Plailly — 1 day

On the 23rd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Chateau de Chantilly, then get in on the family fun at Parc Asterix, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Les Pauses Bien Etre.

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

New Delhi, India to Plailly is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for cooler days in Plailly, with highs around 12°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amiens.
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Amiens — 1 night

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
On the 24th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne, stroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial, then stop by Carnet de Voyages, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, and finally wander the streets of St-Leu.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amiens itinerary planner.

You can drive from Plailly to Amiens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Amiens are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Calais.
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Calais — 1 night

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
On the 25th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Crypte de la Basilique Notre-Dame, meet the residents at Nausicaa, and then look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Calais tour planner.

Drive from Amiens to Calais in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Calais are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lille.
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Lille — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, then don't miss a visit to Grande Place, then take a stroll through Vieux-Lille, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lille travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Calais to Lille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Hauts-de-France travel guide

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Hauts-de-France is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy. The new region came into existence on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015. France's Conseil d'État approved Hauts-de-France as the name of the region on 28 September 2016, effective 30 September 2016.The region covers an area of more than 31813km2, and has a population of 5,973,098.ToponymyThe region's interim name Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie was a hyphenated placename, created by hyphenating the merged regions' names—Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardie—in alphabetical order.On 14 March 2016, well ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council decided on Hauts-de-France as the region's permanent name,. The provisional name of the region was retired on 30 September 2016, when the new name of the region, Hauts-de-France, took effect.GeographyThe region borders Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia) to the northeast, the English Channel to the northwest, as well as the French regions of Grand Est to the southeast, Île-de-France to the south, and Normandy to the southwest. It is connected to the United Kingdom (England) via the Channel Tunnel.

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