11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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11 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
End: London

4
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.
Palace of Versailles and Musee Jacquemard-Andre will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Champs-Elysees and Île de la Cité. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Paris journey builder app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): look for gifts at Fantastic Attic and then make a trip to Mont Saint-Michel.

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Getting from Paris to Bayeux by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Bayeux are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Mont Saint-Michel, Omaha Beach
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Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel
American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of La Croisette and then take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip builder .

Do a combination of train and flight from Bayeux to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in January; daily highs in Nice reach 56°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Cannes
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art ©

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, examine the collection at Granet Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally look for gifts at 72% Petanque. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Calanques and then explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Nice to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Marseille, Calanques
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Granet Museum ©
Granet Museum
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Calanques ©
Calanques

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