10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Nantes
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Paris — 5 nights

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

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. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Dublin in May, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Nantes.
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Nantes — 4 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nantes: La Rochelle (Vieux Port & Aquarium La Rochelle), Chateau de Villandry (in Villandry) and Domaine du Vieux Pressoir (in Vaudelnay). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nantes journey planner.

Getting from Paris to Nantes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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