12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Marseille
— 2 nights
3
Nice
— 4 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Get some cultural insight at Arc de Triomphe and The Paris Catacombs. Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Montmartre, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and contemplate the long history of Les Andelys.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris holiday builder app.

Muscat, Oman to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Paris. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in August; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Les Andelys, Fondation Claude Monet
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Tue), head off the coast to Chateau d'If. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, thenmake a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Ceour, and finally examine the collection at Chateau Borely Marseille.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille travel planning app.

Getting from Paris to Marseille by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, Marseille is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

4
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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.
Vieille Ville and Palais Lascaris will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Croisette and Lérins Islands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cote Plongee (in Juan-les-Pins), Île Sainte-Marguerite (in Cannes) and Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie (in Mougins). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, glide through the air with Cap Ferrat Watersports, and steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nice tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Marseille in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Cote Plongee, Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

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