31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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31 days in France Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  15​h
1
Paris
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 5 nights
+2
train + subway + train:  4​h 30​min
3
Poitiers
— 2 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
4
Clermont-Ferrand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Nice
— 7 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
6
Dijon
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Escape the urban bustle at Seine River and Ile Saint-Louis. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour planner .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November; daily highs in Paris reach 12°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Change things up with a short trip to Pegasus Memorial in Ranville (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ardenne Abbey, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planner .

Take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Poitiers.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Memorial de Caen, Pegasus Memorial, Omaha Beach
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

2
nights
Poitiers

Poitiers ©
Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. On the 25th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Hilaire, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Notre Dame la Grande, then admire the striking features of Hotel Berthelot, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, stroll around Parc de Blossac and then get outside with Aire de Rejallant.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Poitiers tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Poitiers takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Poitiers

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aire de Rejallant, Eglise Saint Hilaire
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Church of Notre Dame la Grande ©
Church of Notre Dame la Grande
Aire de Rejallant ©
Aire de Rejallant
Hotel Berthelot ©
Hotel Berthelot

2
nights
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand ©
Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Puy-de-Dome Volcano and then see the interesting displays at L'Aventure Michelin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, stop by Clermont Auvergne Tourisme - Bureau de Clermont-Ferrand, make a trip to Fontaine d'Urbain II, then don't miss a visit to Place de Jaude, and finally get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Murol.

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Getting from Poitiers to Clermont-Ferrand by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or take a train. In November in Clermont-Ferrand, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Murol
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Puy-de-Dome Volcano ©
Puy-de-Dome Volcano
Chateau de Murol ©
Chateau de Murol
L'Aventure Michelin ©
L'Aventure Michelin

7
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.
Get outdoors at Castel Plage and Blue Beach. Vieille Ville and La Croisette are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez) and Ramatuelle (Plage de Pampelonne & Plage de l'Escalet). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Promenade du Paillon, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bellet, and see the interesting displays at Musee de L'ecole.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nice planning app .

Fly from Clermont-Ferrand to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Clermont-Ferrand in November, with highs in Nice at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dijon.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Musee de L'ecole, La Croisette
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

4
nights
Dijon

Dijon ©
Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Get in touch with nature at Owl's Trail and Aqua-City. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chablis Vititours and Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon. Venture out of the city with trips to Domaine Bader-Mimeur (in Chassagne-Montrachet) and Beaune (Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu & La Cave de l'Ange Gardien). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Magnin, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne, and don't miss a visit to Rue Des Forges.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dijon trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Dijon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in December, things will get slightly colder in Dijon: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaune, Domaine Bader-Mimeur, Quivy Gerard, Chablis Vititours
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Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and The Paris Catacombs. Explore Paris further: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Place de la Bastille.

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Getting from Dijon to Paris by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin

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