8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Bayeux
— 2 nights
2
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
3
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights

2
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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach and Remains Mulberry Harbour. Go for a jaunt from Bayeux to Sainte-Mere-Eglise to see Airborne Museum about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Bayeux is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Bayeux is 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Bayeux at 69°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Memorial de Caen, Airborne Museum, Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour

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Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 11th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone and then steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bonifacio route planner.

Fly from Bayeux to Bonifacio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in September; daily highs in Bonifacio reach 82°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. On the 13th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Phare de la Pietra, make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola and then don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Calvi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bonifacio to Calvi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Calvi are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Corsica, Phare de la Pietra
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Phare de la Pietra ©
Phare de la Pietra
Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra ©
Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola

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