12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Saint-Malo
— 1 night
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— Few hours
5
Deauville City
— 1 night
6
Honfleur
— Few hours
7
Rouen
— 2 nights
8
Paris
— 2 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Champs-Elysees as well as Montmartre. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

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

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nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. On the next day, make a trip to Place du Vieux-Marche, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, thendon't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, and finally admire the striking features of Palais de Justice.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen online trip builder.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

1
night
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
On the 14th (Thu), make a trip to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saint-Malo day trip site.

Getting from Rouen to Saint-Malo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Saint-Malo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo

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hours
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to La Grande Rue and then don't miss a visit to Tour du Nord.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel route planner.

You can take a bus from Saint-Malo to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. September in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Deauville City.
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1
night
Deauville City

Deauville City
With its race course, harbour, international film festival, marinas, conference centre, villas, Grand Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the Norman beaches" and one of the most prestigious seaside resorts in all of France.
On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Les Halles Medievales.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Deauville City tour itinerary app.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Deauville City by combination of train and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Deauville City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Honfleur.
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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Vieux Bassin and then snap pictures at Pont de Normandie.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Honfleur trip planner.

Honfleur is just a stone's throw from Deauville City. In September, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rouen.
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Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
On the 17th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc and then admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen road trip planning website.

Drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Fondation Claude Monet
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours
Historial Jeanne d’Arc ©
Historial Jeanne d’Arc

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palace of Versailles. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde and then admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip app.

You can drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde
Jardin des Tuileries ©
Jardin des Tuileries

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