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 Eiffel Tower. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

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Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Paris is 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Les Machines de L'ile and Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantes: Rochefort en Terre (Naia Museum & Rochefort-en-terre). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye and ponder the design of Le Miroir d'Eau.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Nantes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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