19 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

19 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Compiegne City
— 3 nights
2
Lille
— 5 nights
3
Boulogne-sur-Mer
— 4 nights
4
Amiens
— 4 nights

3
nights
Compiegne City

Compiegne City ©
Get out of town with these interesting Compiegne City side-trips: Saint-Quentin City (Basilique de Saint-Quentin & Théâtre Jean Vilar), Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City) and Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours (in Amiens).

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Compiegne City online holiday maker.

Sydney, Australia to Compiegne City is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Compiegne City. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Compiegne City to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lille.

Things to do in Compiegne City

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Quentin City, Chateau de Chantilly, Chateau of Coucy, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, Palais de Compiegne
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Chateau de Pierrefonds ©
Chateau de Pierrefonds
Parc Asterix ©
Parc Asterix
Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours ©
Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours

5
nights
Lille

Lille ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lille: La Coupole (in Saint-Omer), Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens) and Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy (in Givenchy-en-Gohelle). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, admire the striking features of Maison Coilliot, and make a trip to Grande Place.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lille vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Compiegne City to Lille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Lille can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Grand Place, La Coupole, Canal de la Deule a l'Escaut, Musée du Louvre-Lens, Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy
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Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Room Escape Games
Grande Place ©
Grande Place

4
nights
Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boulogne-sur-Mer: Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage), Escalles (Cap Blanc-Nez & Cran d'Escalles) and Calais (Calais Beach, Calais Wine Superstore, &more).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Boulogne-sur-Mer sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by train from Lille to Boulogne-sur-Mer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Calais, Escalles, The Citadel, Le Touquet Beach, Cap Gris Nez
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa
Le Touquet Beach ©
Le Touquet Beach

4
nights
Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amiens: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial (in Beaumont-Hamel), Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert) and Australian National Memorial (in Fouilloy). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, steep yourself in history at Parc Samara, Head underground at La Cite souterraine de Naours, and get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne.

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

Drive from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Amiens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Boulogne-sur-Mer in September, Amiens is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Ulster Memorial Tower, Musee Somme 1916, Thiepval Memorial, La Cite souterraine de Naours
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
Maison de Jules Verne ©
Maison de Jules Verne