10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris
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Nantes
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Army Museum and Hotel de Ville. Eiffel Tower and Petit Palais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Latin Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Paris. When traveling from Washington in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jardin des Plantes and Le Cadre Noir. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee des Blindes and Chateau de Tiffauges. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, steep yourself in history at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye, and stop by Village de Trentemoult.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Nantes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Nantes, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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