29 days in France Itinerary

29 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 5 nights
2
Cannes
— 2 nights
3
Saint-Tropez
— 4 nights
4
Marseille
— 2 nights
5
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
6
Lyon
— 2 nights
7
La Machine
— 1 night
8
Versailles
— 2 nights
9
Bayeux
— 2 nights
10
Paris
— 3 nights
11
Marne-la-Vallee
— 2 nights

5
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Take a break from Nice with a short trip to Saint-Paul de Vence in St-Paul-de-Vence, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary builder site.

Chennai, India to Nice is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Nice, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in March; daily highs in Nice reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence, Marineland, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cannes trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Cannes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Massif de l'Esterel
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

4
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Hyeres (Vieille Ville & Route du Sud). There's lots more to do: visit Port Grimaud, kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, get outside with Cap Taillat, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grimaud.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Saint-Tropez takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Saint-Tropez sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hyeres, Grimaud
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Port Grimaud ©
Port Grimaud

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 11th (Tue), wander the streets of The Panier and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Parc National des Calanques.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille trip planner.

Drive from Saint-Tropez to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
The Panier ©
The Panier

2
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lac de la Cavayere, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, then wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center planner.

Getting from Marseille to Carcassonne Center by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daytime highs in Carcassonne Center are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

O'Vineyards
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Le Mur Des Canuts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip planning website.

Getting from Carcassonne Center to Lyon by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to La Machine.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

1
night
La Machine

La Machine ©
La Machine is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.DemographicsAt the 1999 census, the population was 3,735. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musee de la Mine.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read La Machine trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lyon to La Machine takes 3 hours. Traveling from Lyon in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in La Machine, with lows of 5°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Versailles.

Things to do in La Machine

Museums
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Musee de la Mine ©
Musee de la Mine

2
nights
Versailles

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, get to know the fascinating history of Grand Canal, then don't miss a visit to The Water Parterres, then steep yourself in history at Temple de l'Amour, and finally view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Versailles road trip planning app.

Drive from La Machine to Versailles in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Temple de l'Amour ©
Temple de l'Amour

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Fantastic Attic, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, Remains Mulberry Harbour
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Paris

Paris ©
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 23rd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Marne-la-Vallee

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Val d'Europe and then stop by Disney Village. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marne-la-Vallee trip itinerary app.

Marne-la-Vallee is just a short distance from Paris. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks · Shopping
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Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park
Disney Village ©
Disney Village

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