10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France holiday planner

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Paris
— 6 nights
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Nantes
— 3 nights
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Paris

— 6 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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe make great kid-friendly stops. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris trip builder app.

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. Traveling from Washington in July, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Nantes

— 3 nights

Venice of the West

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 Chateau de Brissac. Family-friendly places like Puy du Fou and Le Grand Defi will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and take an in-depth tour of Musee Jules Verne.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nantes online trip builder.

You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

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