12 days in Paris, Rouen & Lille Itinerary

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Paris
— 3 nights
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Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lille
— 4 nights
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Paris — 3 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.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris route planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Paris is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November; daily highs in Paris reach 12°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Rouen.
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Rouen — 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Amiens (Room Escape Games, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, &more), patrick Bradfer - Chocolatier (in Beaumont-en-Auge) and Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Chemin des Douaniers). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, see the interesting displays at Train a Vapeur du Beauvaisis, make a trip to Vieux Rouen, and take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip planning website.

Getting from Paris to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lille.
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Lille — 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Get out of town with these interesting Lille side-trips: Somme American Cemetery and Memorial (in Bony), Calais Wine Superstore (in Calais) and Porte de Paris (in Cambrai). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, make a trip to Place aux Oignons, and examine the collection at Musee La Piscine.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lille trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rouen to Lille by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Lille, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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