10 days in Paris, Nantes & Toulouse Itinerary

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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.
Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

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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 February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 34°F in Paris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Nantes.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee de l'Imprimerie, examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and then get a new perspective on nature at Musee d'histoire naturelle de Nantes.

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Fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Toulouse.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Perdu, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Musee De L'ecole, get to know the fascinating history of Cité de Carcassonne, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des Augustins.

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Getting from Nantes to Toulouse by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Toulouse are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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