60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 15 nights
2
Toulouse
— 13 nights
3
Marseille
— 15 nights
4
Nice
— 15 nights

15
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon (in Vernon) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Paris is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in September: highs in Paris hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet, Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

13
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toulouse: Eaurizon (in Puicheric), Grotte de Niaux (in Niaux) and Carcassonne Center (Eglise St. Vincent, Cité de Carcassonne, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Perdu.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Toulouse online journey maker.

You can fly from Paris to Toulouse in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Toulouse, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Mount Perdu, Grotte de Niaux, Parc de la Prehistoire, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

15
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Six-Fours-les-Plages (Plage de la Coudouliere & Var Lamas), Avignon (Musee du Petit Palais, Pont d'Avignon, &more) and Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, kick back and relax at Plage de Cavaliere, hike along Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, and explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip planner.

You can fly from Toulouse to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Hyeres, Le Lavandou, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Le Pradet
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

15
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (Vieux Port, Galerie1414, &more), Antibes (Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) & Villa Eilenroc) and Biot (Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI & Eglise de Biot). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland, take some stellar pictures from Mt Boron, and don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Nice online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Antibes, Cannes, Saint-Raphael, Puget-sur-Argens, Biot
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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