15 days in Paris & Nantes Itinerary

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

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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.
Musee Rodin has been added to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Musee d'Orsay and Montmartre will thrill your kids. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Nantes.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Aquarium La Rochelle and Golfy Saint Jean de Monts. Explore Nantes' surroundings by going to Sentier D'interpretation du Pointeau (in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins), La Rochelle (Rue Sur-les-Murs & Cognac Only) and Golf de l'Ile d'Or (in Oree d'Anjou). And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Golf de Caden, don't miss a visit to Chapelle de l'Oratoire, examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Nantes road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nantes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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