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Paris— 5 nights
Nice— 3 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.Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.
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Tampa, USA to Paris is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Tampa in July, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 77°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nice.
Things to do in Paris
Palace of Versailles
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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.Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stroll through Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.
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Fly from Paris to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 69°F. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).
Things to do in Nice
Marineland, Le Jardin exotique d'Eze
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