15 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

15 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

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15 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
4
Lyon, France
— 1 night
train:  4​h 30​min
5
Nantes, France
— 3 nights
train:  5​h
6
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, United States

1
night
Paris, France

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.
On the 14th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then wander the streets of Trocadero. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online journey planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, expect Paris to be much colder, temps between 53°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Maccabees, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then examine the collection at Musee Ariana, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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You can take a train from Paris to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. March in Geneva sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

1
night
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 18th (Mon), get outside with Little St Bernard Pass and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle, then stop by Popcorn Vintage, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Bourgeoise.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chamonix online vacation planner .

Getting from Geneva to Chamonix by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Samoens, Little St Bernard Pass, Reserve Naturelle
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La Bourgeoise ©
La Bourgeoise
Little St Bernard Pass ©
Little St Bernard Pass
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi

1
night
Lyon, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste and then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lyon, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Lyon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

3
nights
Nantes, France

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
On the 21st (Thu), make a trip to Basilique Saint Nicolas, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, and finally wander the streets of Village de Trentemoult. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, stroll through Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, and then stop by EB L'Epicerie Fine.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nantes trip maker .

Getting from Lyon to Nantes by combination of tram and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

EB L'Epicerie Fine, Zoo La Boissiere du Dore
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Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

2
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sainte-Mère-Église, then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. On the next day, make a trip to Abbaye aux Hommes, then brush up on your military savvy at Musee de la Batterie de Merville, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Cemetery La Cambe, and finally get engrossed in the history at Omaha Beach Memorial Museum.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux road trip tool .

Drive from Nantes to Bayeux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Abbaye aux Hommes, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, Musee de la Batterie de Merville, Church of Sainte-Mère-Église
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Church of Sainte-Mère-Église ©
Church of Sainte-Mère-Église
Musee de la Batterie de Merville ©
Musee de la Batterie de Merville

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
On the 25th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and then don't miss a visit to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité and then admire the natural beauty at Palace of Versailles.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Fontainebleau, Palace of Versailles
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Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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