18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

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Paris
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Marseille
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Paris
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Paris

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Conciergerie, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and then explore the galleries of Fondation Claude Monet. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, explore the world behind art at Musee De Cluny, then contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, and finally admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Paris at 74°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon), Synagogue (in Cavaillon) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, wander the streets of The Panier, and examine the collection at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Marseille holiday site.

Fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Marseille is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee Secq des Tournelles) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Enjoy Paris some more: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stop by Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip site.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in June, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower
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Louvre Museum
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