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.
On the 29th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais, and then explore the galleries of Fondation Claude Monet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, then explore the activities along Seine River, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

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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. Prepare for a bit cooler 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 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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World heritage site
Seine River
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Musee du Petit Palais), Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Les Baux de Provence (Chateau des Baux de Provence & Carrieres des Lumieres). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, examine the collection at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, and don't miss a visit to Parc National des Calanques.

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You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 67°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time 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

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Hotel de Ville, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more). Enjoy Paris some more: make a trip to Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

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Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marseille in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 64°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum
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