15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 2 nights
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Rouen
— 1 night
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Strasbourg
— 2 nights
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Nice
— 3 nights
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Marseille
— 3 nights
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Biarritz
— 2 nights

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Paris

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, don't miss a visit to Pont Alexandre III, and enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower.

To find out how to plan a trip to Paris, use our trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Paris. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Paris are cooler (9°C), and nights are a bit cooler (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Architectural Building
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and then make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rouen online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Rouen are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Rouen

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Architectural Building
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
4.7

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, then steep yourself in history at Fort de Mutzig, and then explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee de Strasbourg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip planning site.

You can take a train from Rouen to Strasbourg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Fort de Mutzig
4.8

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Nice

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.
Step out of Nice with an excursion to Musee de la Castre in Cannes--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Place Massena, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nice holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Strasbourg to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Nice: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Side Trip

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Marseille

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Site Memorial du Camp des Milles (in Les Milles), Aix-en-Provence (Musee Granet, Paul Cezanne’s Studio, &more) and Les Baux de Provence (Chateau des Baux de Provence & Carrieres des Lumieres). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and stop by La Chocolaterie Marseillaise.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip planning app.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Marseille

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Musee Granet
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Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chateau Observatoire Abbadia, then sample the fine beverages at Cidrerie Txopinondo, and then get interesting insight from Le Train de la Rhune. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, stop by L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, and finally make a trip to Phare de Biarritz.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Biarritz vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Marseille to Biarritz in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Lighthouse
Phare de Biarritz
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Architectural Building
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia
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