10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 2 nights

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris route planning app.

Seattle, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Paris. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux day trip tool.

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. In April, daytime highs in Bayeux are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American 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

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.
On the 14th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and then make a trip to Paul Cezanne’s Studio. On your second day here, take a stroll through The Panier, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marseille tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bayeux in April, with highs in Marseille at 67°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, make a trip to Place Massena, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nice day trip planning website.

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Nice sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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