11 days in Nantes & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Nantes & Paris Itinerary

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Nantes
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Paris
— 7 nights
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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 17th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and then see the interesting displays at Memorial de l'Abolition de l'Esclavage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): wander the streets of Passage Pommeraye, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nantes trip itinerary site.

Washington, USA to Nantes is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Nantes due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington in June: high temperatures in Nantes hover around 74°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Paris

— 7 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Nantes to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Paris are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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