15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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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 Louvre Museum and Montmartre make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Abbatiale Saint-Pierre Notre-Dame-des-Ardents (in Lagny-sur-Marne), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

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Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paris, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly to Nantes.
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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 Aquarium La Rochelle and Passage Pommeraye will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nantes: Golfy Saint Jean de Monts (in Saint-Jean-de-Monts), Golf de l'Ile d'Or (in Oree d'Anjou) and La Rochelle (Hotel de la Bourse & Cognac Only). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Mini-Golf le Petit Bois, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, stop by Place Graslin, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nantes trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Nantes are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
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