13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Fly
1
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Marseille
— 3 nights
Train
3
Lyon
— 1 night
Train
4
Paris
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, then don't miss a visit to Chapelle Sainte-Croix, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary planning tool.

Chennai, India to Nice is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. In March, Nice is colder than Chennai - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
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Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Palais des Papes (in Avignon), Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis (in Cassis) and Aix-en-Provence (Mystery Games & Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, and take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marseille trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Marseille sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Palais des Papes ©
World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3

1
night
Lyon

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lyon online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Marseille to Lyon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Marseille in March, you will find days in Lyon are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
World heritage site
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
4.7
Fourviere Hill ©
Historic Walking Area
Fourviere Hill
4.8

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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