9 days in Nantes & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Nantes & Paris Itinerary

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Nantes
— 2 nights
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Paris
— 6 nights

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Nantes

— 2 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): examine the collection at Memorial de l'Abolition de l'Esclavage, see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tiffauges, contemplate the long history of Cite Medievale, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Arts de Nantes.

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If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Nantes Atlantique Airport, Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport and La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Nantes

Museums · Historic Sites

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Paris

— 6 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Step off the beaten path and head to The Army Museum and Île de la Cité. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Rouen (Historial Jeanne d’Arc, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, walk around Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Nantes to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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