31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  15 h
1
Paris
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Poitiers
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h 30 min
4
Clermont-Ferrand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Nice
— 7 nights
Train:  6 h 30 min
6
Dijon
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Seine River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (L'Orangerie & Palace of Versailles). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, make a trip to Hotel de Ville, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris road trip planning tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Paris is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around 12°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get a sense of the local culture at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Bayeux War Cemetery. When in Bayeux, make a side trip to see Pegasus Memorial in Ranville, approximately Ranville away. The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Normandie Savoir-Faire, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey d’Ardenne, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bayeux tour builder site.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Poitiers.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Memorial de Caen, Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Pegasus Memorial
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

2
nights
Poitiers

Poitiers ©
Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Hilaire, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Notre Dame la Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hotel Berthelot, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parc de Blossac and then get outside with Aire de Rejallant.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Poitiers trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bayeux to Poitiers by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. November in Poitiers sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Clermont-Ferrand.

Things to do in Poitiers

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aire de Rejallant, Eglise Saint Hilaire
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Church of Notre Dame la Grande ©
Church of Notre Dame la Grande
Aire de Rejallant ©
Aire de Rejallant
Hotel Berthelot ©
Hotel Berthelot

2
nights
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand ©
Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Puy-de-Dome Volcano and then see the interesting displays at L'Aventure Michelin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, get advice or help at Clermont Auvergne Tourisme - Bureau de Clermont-Ferrand, pause for some photo ops at Fontaine d'Urbain II, thendon't miss a visit to Place de Jaude, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Murol.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Clermont-Ferrand trip tool.

Drive from Poitiers to Clermont-Ferrand in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. November in Clermont-Ferrand sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Murol
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Puy-de-Dome Volcano ©
Puy-de-Dome Volcano
Chateau de Murol ©
Chateau de Murol
L'Aventure Michelin ©
L'Aventure Michelin

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and La Croisette. Get outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Promenade du Paillon. Venture out of the city with trips to La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez), Musee de L'ecole (in Antibes) and Plage de Pampelonne (in Ramatuelle). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bellet.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nice visit app.

Fly from Clermont-Ferrand to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Clermont-Ferrand in November; daily highs in Nice reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dijon.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Musee de L'ecole, La Croisette
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

4
nights
Dijon

Dijon ©
Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chablis Vititours and La Cave de l'Ange Gardien. Get in touch with nature at Aqua-City and Owl's Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu (in Beaune) and Domaine Bader-Mimeur (in Chassagne-Montrachet). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Place de la Liberation, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne, and examine the collection at Musee Magnin.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dijon visit planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Dijon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Dijon is slightly colder than Nice - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Dijon

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beaune, Quivy Gerard, Chablis Vititours, Domaine Bader-Mimeur
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Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Latin Quarter. See even more of Paris: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, take a stroll through Place de la Bastille, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary site.

You can take a train from Dijon to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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