18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

18 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

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Paris
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Marseille
— 8 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet, admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles, and then don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online trip maker.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Paris reach 64°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
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Architectural Building
The Trianons & The Hamlet
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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 Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Musee du Petit Palais), Chateau La Nerthe (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Les Baux de Provence (Musee Yves Brayer, Carrieres des Lumieres, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of La Croisette, don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc National des Calanques, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marseille trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
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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

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Explore Paris further: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, take a stroll through Le Marais, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris travel route planning app.

Fly from Marseille to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in May, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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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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