10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Attractions like Musee d'Orsay and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and visit Le Marais.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris online holiday planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to fly 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.
Attractions like Les Machines de L'ile and Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne make great kid-friendly stops. Get some cultural insight at Rochefort-en-terre and Naia Museum. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Epicure Vous Salue, get a taste of the local shopping with Passage Pommeraye, and examine the collection at Musee Jules Verne.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nantes trip 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 52°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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