10 days in Paris, Nantes & Toulouse Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Nantes & Toulouse Itinerary

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Paris
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Nantes
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Toulouse
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Paris

— 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, visit Montmartre, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

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Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Paris is little chillier than Washington - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Nantes

— 2 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
On the 19th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tiffauges, then steep yourself in history at Cite Medievale, and then learn about winemaking at Domaine de la Grange. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port, examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne.

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You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Nantes are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Toulouse.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

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Toulouse

— 3 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cité de Carcassonne, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent de Carcassonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins.

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Traveling by flight from Nantes to Toulouse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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