10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris — 6 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Giverny (Fondation Claude Monet & Musee de Mecanique Naturelle). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and visit Île de la Cité.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in May, Paris is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to Nantes.
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Nantes — 3 nights

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Les Machines de L'ile and Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul. Family-friendly places like Puy du Fou and Jardin des Plantes will thrill your kids. Step out of Nantes with an excursion to Chateau de Brissac in Brissac-Quince--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, wander the streets of Passage Pommeraye, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Nantes trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nantes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. May in Nantes sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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