15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Paris
— 8 nights
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Nantes
— 5 nights
Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Paris

— 8 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.
Attractions like Musee d'Orsay and Le Marais make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 62°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Nantes

— 5 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Family-friendly places like Puy du Fou and Aquarium La Rochelle will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to La Rochelle (Hotel de la Bourse & Cloitre des Dames Blanches), Rennes (Parc du Thabor & Awelys Spa Privatif) and La Mine Bleue (in Noyant-la-Gravoyere). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Galerie David d'Angers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nantes journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nantes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Nantes are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Theme Parks · Parks · Baths · Spas

Side Trips

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