18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Conciergerie, stop by Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and finally explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Bourdelle, and finally make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip website.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Paris is 6 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Place Crillon), Domaine Albin Jacumin (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Aix-en-Provence (Le Tour de l'Horloge, Mystery Games, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Histoire Locale et des Traditions, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, you will find days in Marseille are a bit warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Explore Paris further: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, take a stroll through Le Marais, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip app.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marseille in March, with highs in Paris at 53°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Louvre Museum
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Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay
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