15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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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.
Kids will enjoy Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: stop by Le Marais, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Washington, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Washington, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to fly 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 Aquarium La Rochelle and Les Machines de L'ile make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantes: La Rochelle (Cognac Only & Cloitre des Dames Blanches), Bioparc de Doue-la-Fontaine (in Doue-la-Fontaine) and Rennes (Awelys Spa Privatif & Parc du Thabor). Next up on the itinerary: go deep underground at La Mine Bleue, play a few rounds at Golf de l'Ile d'Or, take in the exciting artwork at Art Chapel Gallery, and wander the streets of Passage Pommeraye.

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You can fly from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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