10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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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.
Louvre Museum and Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de la Grande Guerre and Latin Quarter. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo.

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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. December in Paris sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rochefort-en-terre and Plage de Chatelaillon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Clocher Observatoire and Passage Pommeraye. Step out of Nantes with an excursion to Manoir de l'Automobile in Loheac--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Ile de Versailles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, get engrossed in the history at Musee Jules Verne, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne.

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Getting from Paris to Nantes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 38°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

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