27 days in France Itinerary

27 days in France Itinerary

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Bayeux
— 4 nights
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Paris
— 5 nights
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Nice
— 4 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
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La Croix-Valmer
— 3 nights
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Le Pradet
— 2 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 4 nights

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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.
Family-friendly places like Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Airborne Museum will thrill your kids. Appreciate the collections at Pegasus Memorial and Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Cimetières Militaires (in Ranville), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, and learn about all things military at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux planner.

Seattle, USA to Bayeux is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Bayeux at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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5
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Paris

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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Paris sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5

4
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Nice

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.
You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. Attractions like Vieille Ville and Palais Lascaris make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Mandelieu-la-Napoule (Swim with Dolphins & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Marineland, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint Hospice.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nice attractions planner.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Vieille Ville
4.7
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Aquarium
Marineland
2.9

3
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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer). You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Les Gorges du Verdon and Plage du Chateau. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens) and Plage de l'Escalet (in Ramatuelle). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Calanque de Maubois, contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, and stroll through Abel Baliff Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael route planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in July, Saint-Raphael is a bit cooler at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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3
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La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Attractions like Le Cap Lardier and Plage de Gigaro make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Heraclee Beach and Plage de Jean Blanc. Change things up with these side-trips from La Croix-Valmer: Le Lavandou (Scuba & Snorkeling & Plage d'Aiguebelle) and Confiserie Azureenne (in Collobrieres). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our La Croix-Valmer trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to La Croix-Valmer in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Le Pradet.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.3

2
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Le Pradet

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage noire du Langoustier, kick back and relax at Plage des Oursinieres, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, kick back and relax at Plage La Capte, then stroll through Plage du Pradeau, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Le Pradet tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from La Croix-Valmer to Le Pradet in 1.5 hours. While traveling from La Croix-Valmer, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Le Pradet, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Le Pradet

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5

4
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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Paul Cezanne’s Studio will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Domaine Albin Jacumin (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape), Abbaye Saint Victor (in Marseille) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Granet, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Lourmarin.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence road trip website.

You can drive from Le Pradet to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
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Must see
Palais des Papes
4.3

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