10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris

— 7 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Le Marais, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and visit Montmartre.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip app.

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. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Nantes

— 2 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, ponder the design of Le Miroir d'Eau, and then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Passage Pommeraye.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nantes online travel planner.

Fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Nantes, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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