12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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

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Paris

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.
On the 8th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. You will leave for Bayeux on the 10th (Fri).

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Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Musee d'Orsay ©
Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
Arc de Triomphe ©
Must see
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

2
nights
Bayeux

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery.

Plan my trip to Bayeux with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Bayeux sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 40°F at night. You will leave for Marseille on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

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1
night
Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marseille online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Bayeux to Marseille takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in April; daily highs in Marseille reach 67°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Marseille

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nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
On the 14th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, and then look for gifts at Catalan Bougie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee des Troupes de Marine, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule, then trek along Les Balcons du Cap Roux, and finally test your team's savvy at Total Xscape.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael itinerary maker site.

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, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Total Xscape ©
Scavenger Hunt
Total Xscape
4.8
Musee des Troupes de Marine ©
Specialty Museum
Musee des Troupes de Marine
4.8

3
nights
Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Antibes (Chapelle Saint-Bernardin & Wine Shop Flacons Divins) and Cannes (Marche Forville, Galerie1414, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, get your game on at Racing Zone, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint-Raphael in April: highs in Nice hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

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