16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
2
Nice
— 3 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Bayeux
— 2 nights
5
Rouen
— 3 nights
6
Paris
— 4 nights

2
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Site de Malpasset and then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Troupes de Marine.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Saint-Raphael is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Saint-Raphael, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saint-Raphael, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Frejus, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice route builder website.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Nice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, make a trip to Tour du Nord, thendon't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planning site.

Getting from Nice to Mont-Saint-Michel by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nice in July: high temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

2
nights
Bayeux

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 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Cimetières Militaires, thendon't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux attractions planner.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Remains Mulberry Harbour, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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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

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Fecamp (Palais Benedictine & Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Calvados Experience.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rouen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fecamp, Etretat, Fondation Claude Monet, Calvados Experience
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning site.

Getting from Rouen to Paris by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Rouen in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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