10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris — 5 nights

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: Collegiale Notre-Dame de Mantes-la-Jolie (in Mantes-la-Jolie), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary 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 moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Paris. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Nantes.
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Nantes — 4 nights

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: La Rochelle (Aquarium La Rochelle & Vieux Port) and Chateau de Villandry (in Villandry). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, take an in-depth tour of Musee Jules Verne, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nantes trip maker app.

You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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