18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
3
La Rochelle
— 1 night
4
Saint-Estephe
— 1 night
5
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
6
Cap-d'Agde
— 3 nights
7
Pertuis
— 3 nights
8
Nice
— 3 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 Monnaie de Paris. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pont-Neuf and Golf Disneyland. Get a sense of the local culture at Latin Quarter and Pere-Lachaise Cemetery. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planning app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in July, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Golf Disneyland
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Golf Disneyland ©
Golf Disneyland
Monnaie de Paris ©
Monnaie de Paris

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ecluse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Samson, and then stroll through GR 34.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Malo road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Saint-Malo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Saint-Malo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Plage de l'Ecluse, Cathedrale Saint-Samson
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Plage de l'Ecluse ©
Plage de l'Ecluse
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Cathedrale Saint-Samson

1
night
La Rochelle

La Rochelle
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, contemplate the long history of Fort Boyard, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Chatelaillon.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our La Rochelle online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to La Rochelle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in La Rochelle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint-Estephe.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Fort Boyard, Plage de Chatelaillon
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Fort Boyard
Fort Boyard
Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Chapelle Notre-Dame de l'Esperance ©
Chapelle Notre-Dame de l'Esperance

1
night
Saint-Estephe

Saint-Estephe ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): savor the flavors at Chateau Castera, thenkick back and relax at Montalivet Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont.

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Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Saint-Estephe takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Saint-Estephe

Wineries Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Montalivet Beach, Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont, Chateau Balac, Chateau Castera, Chateau Pontet-Canet
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Chateau Castera ©
Chateau Castera
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont
Chateau Pontet-Canet ©
Chateau Pontet-Canet

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 28th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St. Vincent and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Carcassonne Center day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Saint-Estephe to Carcassonne Center takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Carcassonne Center sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cap-d'Agde.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abbey of Saint-Hilaire
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Eglise St. Vincent ©
Eglise St. Vincent
Abbey of Saint-Hilaire ©
Abbey of Saint-Hilaire

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nights
Cap-d'Agde

Cap-d'Agde ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maison Noilly Prat and Abbaye de Valmagne. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedrale de Maguelone and Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons. Explore Cap-d'Agde's surroundings by going to Museum-Park Dinosaur and the man s evolution (in Meze) and Palais des Archeveques (in Narbonne).

Before you visit Cap-d'Agde, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Cap-d'Agde in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Pertuis.

Things to do in Cap-d'Agde

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Moulin du Mont Ramus, Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons, Cathedrale de Maguelone, Museum-Park Dinosaur and the man s evolution, Abbaye de Valmagne
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Maison Noilly Prat ©
Maison Noilly Prat
Abbaye de Valmagne ©
Abbaye de Valmagne
Cathedrale de Maguelone ©
Cathedrale de Maguelone

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Pertuis

Pertuis ©
On the 31st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Forcalquier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tarascon, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pertuis trip website.

Getting from Cap-d'Agde to Pertuis by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pertuis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Pertuis

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tarascon, Les Cascades de Sillans, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Citadelle de Forcalquier, Chateau de Lourmarin
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Citadelle de Forcalquier ©
Citadelle de Forcalquier
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Chateau de Tarascon ©
Chateau de Tarascon

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Massena Museum and Tourrettes-sur-Loup. Promenade Le Corbusier and Cemetery of the Old Chateau will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Nice with an excursion to Grotte de Saint-Cezaire in Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne--about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Chemin Frédéric Nietzsche, get engrossed in the history at Musee Renoir, enjoy the sand and surf at Paloma Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nice journey tool.

You can drive from Pertuis to Nice in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pertuis in August, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eze, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, Promenade Le Corbusier, Old Harbor (La Darse)
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Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau
Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Ville medieval ©
Ville medieval

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