10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Nantes
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  11​h
End: Toronto

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Latin Quarter. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Cathedrale Saint-Pierre (in Beauvais), Vieux (in Rouen) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Vieux, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nantes.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery
Reporters Memorial ©
Reporters Memorial

1
night
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Le Miroir d'Eau, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, take a stroll through Place Graslin, then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally walk around Parc de Proce.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nantes trip planning app .

You can drive from Bayeux to Nantes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Parc de Proce ©
Parc de Proce

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