10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Army Museum and Musee du Parfum - Fragonard. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Petit Palais. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, and don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris vacation builder website.

Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul and Le Grand Blockhaus. Explore hidden gems such as Jardin des Plantes and Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantes: Sous-Marin l'Espadon (in Saint-Nazaire), Cite Medievale de Guerande (in Guerande) and Chateau de Tiffauges (in Tiffauges). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Village de Trentemoult and see the interesting displays at Memorial de l'Abolition de l'Esclavage.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Nantes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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