17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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Giverny
— 1 night
2
Rouen
— 1 night
3
Honfleur
— 2 nights
4
Bayeux
— 1 night
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
6
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
7
Lannion
— 1 night
8
Pont-Croix
— 2 nights
9
Quiberon
— 3 nights
10
Nantes
— 1 night
11
Bordeaux
— 1 night

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Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Chateau Gaillard, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Giverny trip builder website.

Gallarate, Italy to Giverny is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Gallarate in August; daily highs in Giverny reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Gaillard, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon ©
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon

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Rouen

Rouen
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip maker app.

You can drive from Giverny to Rouen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Rouen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Honfleur.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Honfleur is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Grace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, and identify plant and animal life at Naturospace.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honfleur journey maker site.

Getting from Rouen to Honfleur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Honfleur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Notre Dame de Grace ©
Notre Dame de Grace

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenstroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux trip planner.

Drive from Honfleur to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Reporters Memorial ©
Reporters Memorial

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 13th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. August in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©

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Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
On the 15th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Grand Aquarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint-Malo Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Sillon, and finally experience rural life at Tombelaine Coquillages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Parc du Thabor, make a trip to Centre Historique, thenget to know the fascinating history of Pointe du Grouin, and finally admire the natural beauty at Roseraie Sainte-Anne.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saint-Malo online attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Mont-Saint-Michel to Saint-Malo takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lannion.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pointe du Grouin, Centre Historique, Parc du Thabor
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Grand Aquarium ©
Grand Aquarium
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

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Lannion

Lannion
Lannion is a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France. Planning Lannion trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Lannion takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lannion are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Pont-Croix.

Things to do in Lannion

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Pont-Croix

Pont-Croix ©
Pont-Croix is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.The town lies about 5km from Audierne on the road to Douarnenez and is connected to Plouhinec by a small, scenic road that passes through the Goyen valley.International relationsIt is twinned with the civil Parish of Constantine in Kerrier, Cornwall.PopulationInhabitants of Pont-Croix are called in French Pontécruciens.SightsFrom Pont-Croix, short trips can be made to Pointe du Raz, Pointe du Van, and Baie des Trépassés. On the 17th (Mon), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at L'Aquashow, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Phare d'Eckmuhl, and then make a trip to Pointe de la Torche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Les Moulins de Trouguer, take some stellar pictures from Pointe de Brezellec, make a trip to Pointe du Raz, head outdoors with Baie des Trepasses, thenmake a trip to Pointe du Van, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-They.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pont-Croix online journey planner.

You can drive from Lannion to Pont-Croix in 2.5 hours. August in Pont-Croix sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Quiberon.

Things to do in Pont-Croix

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cleden-Cap-Sizun, Plogoff, Phare d'Eckmuhl, L'Aquashow, Pointe de la Torche
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L'Aquashow ©
L'Aquashow
Pointe du Raz ©
Pointe du Raz
Pointe du Van ©
Pointe du Van

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Quiberon

Quiberon
Quiberon is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in western France.It is situated on the southern part of the Quiberon peninsula, the northern part being the commune of Saint-Pierre-Quiberon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quiberon: Lorient (Sous-Marin Flore, Keroman Submarine Base, &more) and Bangor (Phare de Goulphar & Les Aiguilles de Port Coton). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Cote Sauvage, stop by La Cour d'Orgeres, stroll through Boucle de Quiberon, and take in the pleasant sights at Pointe du Conguel.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Quiberon trip maker.

Getting from Pont-Croix to Quiberon by car takes about 2 hours. August in Quiberon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Quiberon

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lorient, Bangor, Carnac, La Pointe des Poulains
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Cote Sauvage
Cote Sauvage
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Les Aiguilles de Port Coton ©
Les Aiguilles de Port Coton

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Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Before you visit Nantes, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Quiberon to Nantes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Quiberon, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nantes, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bordeaux route tool.

Traveling by car from Nantes to Bordeaux takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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