24 days in France Itinerary

24 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
3
Nice
— 4 nights
4
Menton
— 2 nights
5
Cassis
— 3 nights
6
Le Lavandou
— 2 nights
7
Chamonix
— 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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, stop by Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker site.

Wellington, New Zealand to Paris is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Wellington in September: highs in Paris hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 3rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fougeres, make a trip to Tour du Nord, and then don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Chateau de Fougeres
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chateau de Fougeres ©
Chateau de Fougeres
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

4
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 find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Le Nomade (in Antibes). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip builder app.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in October; daily highs in Nice reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trips

Antibes, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Massif de l'Esterel
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Menton

Menton ©
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Villa Kerylos, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, thenget to know the fascinating history of Promenade Le Corbusier, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Promenade du Soleil, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of the Old Chateau, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique Val Rahmeh-Menton, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee du Bastion.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Menton trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Menton in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Menton

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Villa Kerylos
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Jardin Botanique Val Rahmeh-Menton ©
Jardin Botanique Val Rahmeh-Menton
Villa Kerylos ©
Villa Kerylos
Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau

3
nights
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Cassis is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, browse the collection at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, take in the awesome beauty at Montagne Sainte Victoire, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cassis vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Menton to Cassis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Montagne Sainte Victoire
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Cape Canaille ©
Cape Canaille
Calanques ©
Calanques
Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis ©
Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis

2
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Louis, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, thenhike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, and finally head outdoors with Plage de Saint-Clair. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cavaliere and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Lavandou trip planner.

Getting from Cassis to Le Lavandou by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. October in Le Lavandou sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Plage de Saint-Clair ©
Plage de Saint-Clair
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Plage d'Aiguebelle ©
Plage d'Aiguebelle

3
nights
Chamonix

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 17th (Thu), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier des Bossons, and finally get outside with Compagnie du Mont Blanc. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lac Blanc, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brevent Cable Car, and then look for gifts at Snell Sports.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chamonix trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Le Lavandou to Chamonix takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons

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