6 days in France Itinerary

6 days in France Itinerary

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City of Light

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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

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Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Nancy.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Cultural Heart of Lorraine

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, and then make a trip to Place Stanislas.

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You can take a train from Paris to Nancy in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Nancy, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Nice.

Things to do in Nancy

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Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

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Fly from Nancy to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nancy in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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France travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.