11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
3
Marseille
— 1 night
4
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
5
Nice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris trip tool.

Seattle, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Paris is 9 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux route planner.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 6th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Marseille road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bayeux to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Marseille: highs are around 67°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

2
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, then don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, and then stop by Catalan Bougie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Musee des Troupes de Marine, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule, then hike along Les Balcons du Cap Roux, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Total Xscape.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Saint-Raphael are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frejus, Notre Dame d‘Afrique
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Total Xscape ©
Total Xscape
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Musee des Troupes de Marine ©
Musee des Troupes de Marine

3
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

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You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Saint-Raphael in April, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Nice: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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