18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais, then take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online travel route planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Paris at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

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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 Pont d'Avignon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Musee Calvet (in Avignon), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get engrossed in the history at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Marseille reach 67°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
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Neighborhood
La Croisette
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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Rouen (Musee national de l'Education, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). See some other sides of Paris: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris travel planning website.

You can fly from Marseille to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Marseille in April, with highs in Paris at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower
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Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum
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