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

Paris ©

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 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, then examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and finally take a stroll through Le Marais. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel route builder app.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Paris. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Musee Rodin
4.6
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Neighborhood
Le Marais
4.7

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Palais des Papes and Carrieres des Lumieres. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Avignon (Place Crillon, Pont d'Avignon, &more), Musee Departemental Arles Antique (in Arles) and Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, stop by The Panier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc National des Calanques, and steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marseille holiday planning app.

You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Marseille at 67°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 17:
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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 Arc de Triomphe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Rouen (Historial Jeanne d’Arc, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). See some other sides of Paris: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning app.

You can fly from Marseille to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Marseille in April, with highs in Paris at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 24:
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
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Must see
Louvre Museum
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