15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris
— 6 nights
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Nantes
— 7 nights
Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Paris — 6 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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower will thrill your kids. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Water Parterres & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

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Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 70°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Nantes.
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Nantes — 7 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Attractions like Aquarium La Rochelle and Mini-Golf le Petit Bois make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: Maison d'Adam (in Angers), La Mine Bleue (in Noyant-la-Gravoyere) and La Rochelle (Quartier Saint Nicolas, Vieux Port, &more). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Golf de l'Ile d'Or, see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Hilaire.

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Getting from Paris to Nantes by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. September in Nantes sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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