15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris
— 7 nights
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Nantes
— 6 nights
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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.
Attractions like Musee d'Orsay and Eiffel Tower make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Water Parterres) and Abbatiale Saint-Pierre Notre-Dame-des-Ardents (in Lagny-sur-Marne). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Le Marais, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Paris at 62°F and lows at 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Nantes

— 6 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Attractions like Puy du Fou and La Mine Bleue make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantes: La Rochelle (Rue Sur-les-Murs, Aquarium La Rochelle, &more), Rennes (Awelys Spa Privatif & Parc du Thabor) and Golf de l'Ile d'Or (in Oree d'Anjou). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Passage Pommeraye, pause for some photo ops at Statue General Cambronne, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nantes trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Nantes by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks · Theme Parks · Baths · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 11: