18 days in France & Ashikaga Itinerary

18 days in France & Ashikaga Itinerary

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18 days in France & Ashikaga Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
4
Nice, France
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + subway + bus:  6​h 30​min
5
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  29​h
6
Ashikaga, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Newark, United States

2
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip website .

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Paris. When traveling from Newark in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Paris, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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

1
night
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux day trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bayeux are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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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

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, then take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip site .

Fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in October; daily highs in Marseille reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calanques, Route des Cretes, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

3
nights
Nice, France

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Le Nomade (in Antibes). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, see the interesting displays at Palais Lascaris, stop by VinAzur - Vins de provence, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Nice, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Massif de l'Esterel, Le Nomade, VinAzur - Vins de provence
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Change things up with these side-trips from Mont-Saint-Michel: Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres), Avel Char (in Hirel) and Musee Christian Dior (in Granville). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and make a splash at Alligator Bay.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Nice to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in October, with highs in Mont-Saint-Michel at 19°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ashikaga.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cabane Vauban, Chateau de Fougeres, Avel Char, Musee Christian Dior, Le Moulin de Moidrey
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

2
nights
Ashikaga, Japan

Ashikaga ©
Ashikaga is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ashikaga Flower Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ashikaga: Shibukawa (Ikaho Stone Steps & Mizusawaji), Takasaki (Lake Haruna & Haruna Shrine) and Fukiwarenotaki Falls (in Numata). There's much more to do: stroll around Orihime Park, contemplate the long history of Banna-ji Temple, explore the ancient world of Ruins of Ashikaga School, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yagumo Shrine.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Ashikaga vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mont-Saint-Michel to Ashikaga. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel to Ashikaga, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ashikaga when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in October, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ashikaga

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Takasaki, Shibukawa, Tomioka Silk Mill, Fukiwarenotaki Falls, Konnyaku Park
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Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Haruna Shrine ©
Haruna Shrine
Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls

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