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

— 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.
Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee d'Orsay and Arc de Triomphe. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning tool.

Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Paris is 6 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Les Machines de L'ile and Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne. Bring the kids along to Epicure Vous Salue and Passage Pommeraye. Change things up with these side-trips from Nantes: Rochefort en Terre (Naia Museum & Rochefort-en-terre).

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

You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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