9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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Fly
1
Paris
— 1 night
Drive
2
Caen
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
Drive
4
Saint-Tropez
— 1 night
Drive
5
Nice
— 2 nights
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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 20th (Sat), take a stroll through Montmartre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally shop like a local with Champs-Elysees. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, then steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip builder.

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. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Caen.

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Montmartre ©
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Montmartre
4.4
Eiffel Tower ©
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Eiffel Tower
4.5

2
nights
Caen

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Hillman Site, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetières Militaires, then browse the exhibits of Pegasus Memorial, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Caen trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Paris to Caen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Caen, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

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1
night
Aix-en-Provence

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, then see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally examine the collection at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence day trip site.

You can fly from Caen to Aix-en-Provence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Caen in June: high temperatures in Aix-en-Provence hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Musee Granet ©
Specialty Museum
Musee Granet
4.1
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Historic Site
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
2.7

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at La Ponche Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Cap Lardier, then stroll through Plage de Gigaro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Pampelonne.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint-Tropez trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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2
nights
Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, stop by Vieille Ville, and then kick back and relax at Castel Plage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise and then explore the galleries of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Saint-Tropez to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Saint-Tropez, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Vieille Ville ©
Must see
Vieille Ville
4.7
Palais Lascaris ©
Historic Site
Palais Lascaris
4.0

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