8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Paris
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Nice
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Avignon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cannes
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Paris
— 1 night
End: Paris

2
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.
Visiting Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Latin Quarter are in your itinerary. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte in Maincy--about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

1
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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.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nice journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around 76°F and lows are around 65°F. You will leave for Avignon on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks
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night
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Trophime, thendon't miss a visit to Abbaye de Montmajour, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tarascon, and finally contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee du Petit Palais, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, browse the eclectic array of goods at Avignon Les Halles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Pierre, thensample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Pape Jean XXII.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Avignon route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Nice to Avignon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nice in September since evenings lows in Avignon dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Arles, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Chateau de Tarascon
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St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) ©
Abbaye de Montmajour ©
Abbaye de Montmajour
Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime

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Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, wander the streets of Le Suquet, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cannes trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Avignon to Cannes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance ©

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Nice

Nice ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Nice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice

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Paris

Paris ©
On the 9th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Musee de Montmartre, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online vacation builder.

Fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in September, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Chateau of Vincennes
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Chateau of Vincennes ©
Chateau of Vincennes
1st Arrondissement ©
1st Arrondissement

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