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
— 4 nights
7
Pertuis
— 2 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 Cabaret Sauvage as well as Monnaie de Paris. Get a sense of the local culture at Latin Quarter and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Pont-Neuf, pause for some photo ops at Pantheon, stroll through Île de la Cité, and make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris trip maker website.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Monnaie de Paris ©
Monnaie de Paris
Cabaret Sauvage ©
Cabaret Sauvage

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ecluse, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Samson, and then stroll through GR 34.

Discover how to plan a Saint-Malo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to Saint-Malo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Saint-Malo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors 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): contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Maillezais and then get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Terre Neuve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our La Rochelle trip maker.

You can drive from Saint-Malo to La Rochelle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in La Rochelle can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Estephe.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Boyard, Abbaye de Maillezais, Chateau de Terre Neuve
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Abbaye de Maillezais ©
Abbaye de Maillezais
Fort Boyard
Fort Boyard
Chateau de Terre Neuve ©
Chateau de Terre Neuve

1
night
Saint-Estephe

Saint-Estephe ©
On the 26th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Chateau Balac.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Estephe trip planner.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Saint-Estephe in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Saint-Estephe can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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 Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vertheuil, Chateau tour Castillon, Chateau Balac
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Chateau Balac ©
Chateau Balac
Chateau tour Castillon ©
Chateau tour Castillon
Abbatiale de Saint-Pierre de Vertheuil ©
Abbatiale de Saint-Pierre de Vertheuil

1
night
Carcassonne Center

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

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Carcassonne Center trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Saint-Estephe to Carcassonne Center in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July in Carcassonne Center, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °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

4
nights
Cap-d'Agde

Cap-d'Agde ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Abbaye de Valmagne and Notre-Dame-des-Auzils. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maison Noilly Prat and Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons. Explore Cap-d'Agde's surroundings by going to Cathedrale de Maguelone (in Villeneuve-les-Maguelone), Museum-Park Dinosaur and the man s evolution (in Meze) and Narbonne (Horreum romain & Palais des Archeveques).

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. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Cap-d'Agde, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Pertuis.

Things to do in Cap-d'Agde

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Narbonne, Cathedrale de Maguelone, Notre-Dame-des-Auzils, Maison Noilly Prat, Moulin du Mont Ramus
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Maison Noilly Prat ©
Maison Noilly Prat
Abbaye de Valmagne ©
Abbaye de Valmagne
Cathedrale de Maguelone ©
Cathedrale de Maguelone

2
nights
Pertuis

Pertuis ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): tee off at Golf International de Pont Royal. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at La Cave de Bonnieux, thentrek along Parcours de L'Art, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Ansouis, and finally admire the natural beauty at Chateau Val-Joanis.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pertuis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cap-d'Agde to Pertuis takes 2.5 hours. In August in Pertuis, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Pertuis

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Chateau d'Ansouis, Golf International de Pont Royal, Parcours de L'Art, La Cave de Bonnieux
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Chateau d'Ansouis ©
Chateau d'Ansouis
Golf International de Pont Royal ©
Golf International de Pont Royal
La Cave de Bonnieux ©
La Cave de Bonnieux

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tourrettes-sur-Loup and Promenade Le Corbusier. Escape the urban bustle at Grotte de Saint-Cezaire and Paloma Beach. Take a break from Nice with a short trip to Marche Forville in Cannes, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee Renoir, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of the Old Chateau, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Harbor (La Darse), and unwind over a drink at Deli'.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip app.

Traveling by car from Pertuis to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pertuis in August, you will find days in Nice are slightly colder (°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, Ville medieval, Grotte de Saint-Cezaire, Promenade Le Corbusier, Cemetery of the Old Chateau
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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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