16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Hyeres
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Paris holiday planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Paris, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Family-friendly places like Chateau de Castelnaud and Gouffre de Padirac will thrill your kids. Explore Sarlat-la-Caneda's surroundings by going to Chateau de Bridoire (in Ribagnac) and Parc Le Bournat (in Le Bugue). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, experience rural life at Les Noyeraies du Landers, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reserve Zoologique de Calviac.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda visit planner .

Fly from Paris to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Sarlat-la-Caneda hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Parc Le Bournat, Chateau de Bridoire, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Reserve Zoologique de Calviac
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

3
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Bring the kids along to Plage noire du Langoustier and Le Bois des Lutins. Venture out of the city with trips to La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Plage de Gigaro), Plage des Marines (in Cogolin) and Azur Park (in Gassin). The adventure continues: stroll through La plage.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hyeres road trip site .

Fly from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Hyeres in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Hyeres can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Plage des Marines, Le Bois des Lutins, Azur Park
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Azur Park ©
Azur Park

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Marineland and Waterworld lake of gaudrade will thrill your kids. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Le Nomade (in Antibes) and Ludiparc (in La Colle sur Loup). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hyeres in June since evenings lows in Nice dip to 22°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Antibes, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Ludiparc
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Aquasplash ©
Aquasplash

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