23 days in France Itinerary

23 days in France Itinerary

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23 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 10 nights
train:  15​min
2
Saint-Denis
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Vetheuil
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Josselin
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Chambord
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Chenonceaux
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
10
Nice
— 1 night
11
Marseille
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
12
Versailles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Marseille

10
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.
You've added The Army Museum, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Pantheon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Hotel de Ville. Get a sense of the local culture at Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

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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. May in Paris sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Saint-Denis.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
day
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis. On the 2nd (Sun), hunt for treasures at Marche de Saint Denis and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Denis travel route builder tool .

Saint-Denis is just a stone's throw from Paris. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vetheuil.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis ©
Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
Marche de Saint Denis ©
Marche de Saint Denis

2
nights
Vetheuil

Vetheuil ©
Vétheuil is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vetheuil trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Saint-Denis to Vetheuil takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Vetheuil

Museums
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Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil ©
Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Appreciate the collections at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Musee national de l'Education. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, make a trip to Saint Catherine's Church, admire the masterpieces at Musee Secq des Tournelles, and wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen holiday planning website .

You can drive from Vetheuil to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Saint Catherine's Church
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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.
D Day Landing Tours has been added to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Normandie Savoir-Faire. Get some historical perspective at American Cemetery & Memorial and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen and contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

Plan trip to Bayeux with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bayeux are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial de Caen
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start your trip to Mont-Saint-Michel by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. You will leave for Josselin on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors Tours Parks
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hours
Josselin

Josselin ©
Josselin is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.HistorySt Meriadek is said to have founded a chapel there during the 4th century. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Josselin, then see the interesting displays at Univers du Poete Ferrailleur, and finally pause for some photo ops at Horloge Astronomique du Frere Bernardin.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Josselin road trip planner .

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Josselin in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Chambord.

Things to do in Josselin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Horloge Astronomique du Frere Bernardin, Univers du Poete Ferrailleur
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Chateau de Josselin ©
Chateau de Josselin
Univers du Poete Ferrailleur ©
Univers du Poete Ferrailleur
Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier ©
Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier

1
night
Chambord

Chambord ©
On the 17th (Mon), examine the collection at Maison de La Loire and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chambord trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Josselin to Chambord in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Chambord sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chenonceaux.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Maison de La Loire
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Maison de La Loire ©
Maison de La Loire

1
night
Chenonceaux

Chenonceaux ©
Situated in the valley of the river Cher within the tributary of the Loire, Chenonceaux has a unique location in the Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Art Montgolfieres.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chenonceaux online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Chambord to Chenonceaux by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Chenonceaux

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

La Balade des Fromages, Art Montgolfieres
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Art Montgolfieres ©
Art Montgolfieres
La Balade des Fromages ©
La Balade des Fromages

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Chenonceaux to Nice by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Chenonceaux in June, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
St Nicholas Cathedral ©
St Nicholas Cathedral

few
hours
Marseille

Marseille
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nice in June: highs in Marseille hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 63°F. You'll set off for Versailles on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Tours Parks
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3
nights
Versailles

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
You've now added Palace of Versailles to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles and then make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at The Royal Chapel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Canal, examine the collection at Galerie des Carrosses, then step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and finally take an in-depth tour of Salle du Jeu de Paume.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Versailles day trip site .

Getting from Marseille to Versailles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, Versailles is a bit cooler than Marseille - with highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
The Royal Chapel ©
The Royal Chapel

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