11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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11 days in France Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Nice
— 3 nights
2
Avignon
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Nice

Nice ©
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Castel Plage and Coco Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and La Croisette. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Saint-Raphael (Scuba & Snorkeling & Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer)). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Vieille Ville and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

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Bengaluru, India to Nice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Nice due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in July: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, La Croisette, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Glanum, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Baux de Provence, then explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, and finally delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, then explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Avignon travel route planner .

You can drive from Nice to Avignon in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in July, expect nights in Avignon to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Roman Theatre of Orange, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
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Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

2
nights
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 8th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, then witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, examine the collection at Airborne Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Cemetery La Cambe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Avignon to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Avignon in July, with highs in Bayeux at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Airborne Museum, Omaha Beach, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Pointe du Hoc
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip builder site .

Take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Paris sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) 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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