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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Army Museum and Petit Palais. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

For photos and tourist information, use the Paris road trip app.

Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Paris. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 77°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul and Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere. Get a sense of the local culture at Cite Medievale de Guerande and Chateau de Tiffauges. Venture out of the city with trips to Labyrinthe En Delire (in Talmont Saint Hilaire), Le Grand Blockhaus (in Batz-sur-Mer) and Le Grand Defi (in Saint-Julien-des-Landes). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, and see the interesting displays at La Maison des Paludiers.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nantes travel route planner.

You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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