10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  12​h
1
Calvi, Corsica
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  5​h
3
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Bayeux
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Cairo

1
day
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Aregno Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Calvi travel route builder .

Cairo, Egypt to Calvi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Calvi is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in June: high temperatures in Calvi hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Aregno Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 26th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel and then kick back and relax at Plage de San Giovanni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Plage du Petit Sperone, head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and then don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip planner .

You can drive from Calvi to Bonifacio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Calvi in June, Bonifacio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de San Giovanni
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and finally wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne Center trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bonifacio to Carcassonne Center takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. June in Carcassonne Center sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, then get engrossed in the history at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and then brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Carcassonne Center to Bayeux takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in June, expect Bayeux to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Memorial de Caen, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Louvre Museum. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

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You can take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Paris sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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