18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

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Paris
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Marseille
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 28th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais, then explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and finally don't miss a visit to Pont Alexandre III. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at The Army Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River.

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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 slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Seine River
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Specialty Museum
Musee de l'Orangerie
4.6

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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms), Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take a stroll through The Panier, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, and explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Marseille online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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 4th (Mon) early enough 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

Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). Enjoy Paris some more: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Le Marais, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Marseille in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Must see
Arc de Triomphe
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum
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