25 days in France Itinerary

25 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 4 nights
2
Hyeres
— 3 nights
3
Marseille
— 3 nights
4
Lyon
— 3 nights
5
Bayeux
— 3 nights
6
Paris
— 6 nights

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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Cannes (La Croisette, St. Michael the Archangel Church, &more) and Pitchoun Forest (in Villeneuve-Loubet). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place Massena, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and see the interesting displays at Musee Matisse.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nice vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Nice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Nice is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Johannesburg in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Pitchoun Forest
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to St. Tropez Harbor (in Saint-Tropez), Port Grimaud (in Grimaud) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Chapelle Saint-Francois-de-Paule, Eglise Saint-Trophyme, &more). There's much more to do: stroll around Parc Sainte-Claire, go for a stroll along the water at Port du Niel, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, and do a tasting at Domaine Sainte Marie.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hyeres online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Hyeres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Hyeres, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Kelys, St. Tropez Harbor, Port Grimaud
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Parc Sainte-Claire ©
Parc Sainte-Claire
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas
Port Grimaud ©
Port Grimaud

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Laser game Evolution (in Les-Pennes-Mirabeau) and Palais des Papes (in Avignon). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, wander the streets of The Panier, make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Hyeres to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Laser game Evolution, Palais des Papes
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

3
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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip website.

Getting from Marseille to Lyon by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. April in Lyon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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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
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Porte Horloge de Vire (in Vire-Normandie), Petite Cascade de Mortain (in Mortain) and La Grande Cascade (in Le Neufbourg). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, look for gifts at Cave a Vin - Le Volet qui penche, and pause for some photo ops at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lyon in April, with highs in Bayeux at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Porte Horloge de Vire, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, Petite Cascade de Mortain, La Grande Cascade
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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

6
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip 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, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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