10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Nantes
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Paris — 4 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. Explore hidden gems such as Musee des Arts Forains and Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, and stop by 1st Arrondissement.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris tour planning tool.

Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 34°F in Paris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Nantes.
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Nantes — 5 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 Musee des Blindes and Village de Trentemoult. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rochefort-en-terre and Jardin des Plantes. Explore Nantes' surroundings by going to Manoir de l'Automobile (in Loheac) and Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale (in Fontevraud-l'Abbaye). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, shop like a local with Passage Pommeraye, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nantes trip builder.

Fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in February, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
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