15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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Paris
— 6 nights
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Nantes
— 7 nights

6
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Paris

Paris ©
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 Eiffel Tower and Montmartre will thrill your kids. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 77°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Nantes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

7
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Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Club Albatros and Les Machines de L'ile. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de la Govelle (in Batz-sur-Mer), Sculpture Couple de Sirenus (in La-Baule-Escoublac) and Jardin des Plantes (in Saint-Nazaire). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Le Grand Defi. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, kick back and relax at Plage Anse Du Sud, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Conches, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St-Sauveur.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nantes sightseeing planning site.

Take a train from Paris to Nantes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

La Rochelle, Plage de la Govelle, Pont de La Roche-Bernard, Club Albatros, Plage de la Source
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Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Le Grand Defi ©
Le Grand Defi
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile

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