25 days in France Itinerary

25 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Bayeux
— Few hours
5
Amboise
— 3 nights
6
Lyon
— 2 nights
7
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
8
Nice
— 3 nights
9
Chamonix
— 4 nights

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palais Garnier, Grevin Museum, Louvre Museum, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Montmartre, make a trip to Place des Vosges, and steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris visit site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Johannesburg in May: highs in Paris hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Cave a Vin - Le Volet qui penche and then stroll around Jardin Public de Bayeux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, take in the history at Omaha Beach, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, thenmake a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux day trip app.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery
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Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours ©
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

few
hours
Bayeux

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

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux by train takes about 4 hours. You'll set off for Amboise on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Bayeux

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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3
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then walk around Mini-Châteaux Val de Loire. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal de Blois, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, thendo a tasting at Plou Et Fils, and finally do a tasting at Closerie de Chanteloup - Brasserie d' Amboise.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amboise trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Amboise takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Chateau Royal de Blois
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

2
nights
Lyon

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Vieux Lyon. Step out of Lyon to go to Perouges and see Cite medievale de Perouges, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, take in the views from Passerelle du Palais de Justice, and look for gifts at La boutique de Mathilde.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon visit planner.

Getting from Amboise to Lyon by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In June, Lyon is a bit warmer than Amboise - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Cite medievale de Perouges
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Aviasim Aix-en-Provence, see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, thentake a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, and finally steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Aix-en-Provence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Aviasim Aix-en-Provence ©
Aviasim Aix-en-Provence

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Marineland and Lérins Islands. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nice day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in June, you will find days in Nice are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Marineland, Lérins Islands
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Food Tours
Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Aiguille du Midi and Domaine des Planards. Change things up with these side-trips from Chamonix: Lake Annecy (in Annecy), Station de Ski les Saisies (in Les Saisies) and Eglise Saint-Germain l'Ermitage (in Talloires). The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head outdoors with Lac Bleu, get to know the resident critters at Parc de Merlet, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chamonix vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Chamonix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Station de Ski les Saisies, Lake Annecy, La Clusaz, Vitam, River Rafting & Tubing
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy

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