29 days in France Itinerary

29 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Etretat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
6
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Zurich

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, get your game on at Laser Game Evolution, thendon't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, and finally admire the striking features of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, thenget outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Rouen trip planner.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rouen, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

2
nights
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
On the 8th (Sat), stroll around Les Jardins d'Etretat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), and then steep yourself in history at Palais Benedictine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, thenkick back and relax at Plage Du Tilleul, and then get great views at Falaises d'Etretat.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Etretat day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Etretat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Etretat sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fecamp, Plage Du Tilleul
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) ©
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville), port du Hable (in Omonville-la-Rogue) and Grottes de Jobourg (in Jobourg). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Dames, and brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer.

Start your trip to Bayeux by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Etretat to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Caen, Colleville-sur-Mer, Hermanville War Cemetery, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get out of town with these interesting Mont-Saint-Michel side-trips: Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets), Pointe D'Agon (in Agon-Coutainville) and Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches (in Villedieu-les-Poeles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, get to know the resident critters at Zoo de Champrepus, make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel vacation tool.

Drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Pointe D'Agon, Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches
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Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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.
Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Le Moulin de l'Esquirol (in Le Pradet), Sentier sous marin (in Hyeres) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). There's much more to do: make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, cruise along Route des Cretes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Michel Church, and explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marseille holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Marseille takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Marseille is somewhat warmer than Mont-Saint-Michel - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cassis, La Ciotat, Le Moulin de l'Esquirol, Sentier sous marin, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
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Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes

4
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Les Murs Vegetaux (in Gassin), Saint-Tropez (Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez & Plage des Canebiers) and Grimaud (Plage de Guerrevieille & Plage du Gros Pin). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, browse the exhibits of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, stroll through Heraclee Beach, and kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Saint-Raphael in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, La Croix-Valmer, Grimaud, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier

6
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: Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins) and Lérins Islands (in Cannes). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nice route website.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Saint-Raphael, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Marineland, Lérins Islands
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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