60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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60 days in France Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Amboise
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Carcassonne Center
— 7 nights
+4
train + foot + bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
6
Zonza, Corsica
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Cannes
— 8 nights
Fly + ferry:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto

7
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Champs-Elysees and Musée d'Orsay. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, examine the collection at Musée Rodin, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, Paris is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

8
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Memorial of Caen. You'll get in some beach time at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont), Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and German War Cemetery (in Orglandes). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, examine the collection at Arromanches 360, admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux custom trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Airborne Museum, Normandy American Cemetery, Juno Beach
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Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum

7
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Shop till you drop at La Balade Des Fromages and Aux Caprices de Cellettes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Château du Clos Lucé and Château de Villandry. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois), Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau (in Azay-le-Rideau) and Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, do a tasting at Plou et Fils, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Gatien, and see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amboise trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bayeux to Amboise in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Amboise can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau de Villandry, Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chenonceau, Cathedrale Saint-Gatien
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

7
nights
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Appreciate the collections at Chateau des Milandes and Lascaux II. Step out of the city life by going to Gouffre de Padirac and Grotte du Pech-Merle. Get out of town with these interesting Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil side-trips: Air Sol Images (in Vers), Chateau de Castelnaud (in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle) and La Maison du Foie Gras (in Domme). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Chateau de Beynac, tee off at Golf de la Forge, pick up some local products at La Maison Paysanne, and look for gifts at Le Bon Gout du Perigord.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil trip generator.

Drive from Amboise to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Sarlat-la-Caneda, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Cabrerets, Chateau de Beynac, Le Regourdou
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Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac

7
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Explore hidden gems such as Cité de Carcassonne and La Franqui Beach. Shop till you drop at L'Atelier des Vignerons and L'epicurieuse. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: River Rafting & Tubing (in Foix), Eaurizon (in Puicheric) and Albi (Sainte-Cecile Cathedral of Albi & Musee Toulouse-Lautrec). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Carcassonne Medieval City, explore the historical opulence of Château Comtal, learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, and look for gifts at Jeff de Bruges Carcassonne.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Carcassonne holiday planner.

You can drive from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Carcassonne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in October since evenings lows in Carcassonne dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zonza.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Outdoors Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Albi, La Franqui Beach, River Rafting & Tubing, l'Atelier des Vignerons
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile

7
nights
Zonza, Corsica

Zonza ©
Zonza is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.GeographyZonza is located in the mountain chain of Barocagio-Marghese which extends to the south of the Incudine massif. Take a break from the city and head to Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) and Anse de Favone. Do your shopping at U Cintu and A Buttega di a Mandria. Venture out of the city with trips to Purcaraccia (in Quenza), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Serra-di-Ferro) and Gorges of the Solenzara River (in Sari-Solenzara). There's much more to do: stroll through Alta Rocc'Anes, delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Vizzavona, get outside with A Tyroliana, and stop by Casa Napoleon Porticcio.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Zonza trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Carcassonne to Zonza in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Zonza

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sari-Solenzara, Porticcio, Cascades de Purcaraccia, Alta Rocc'Anes, Foret de Vizzavona
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Gorges of the Solenzara River ©
Gorges of the Solenzara River
Cascades de Purcaraccia ©
Cascades de Purcaraccia

7
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage de San Giovanni and Plage de Palombaggia. Get outdoors at Santa Giulia Beach and Iles Lavezzi. Get out of town with these interesting Bonifacio side-trips: Porto-Vecchio (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Tamaricciu Beach). There's much more to do: make a trip to Bonifacio Citadel, stroll through La Tonnara Beach, Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio, and get outside with Plage du Grand Sperone.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bonifacio travel planner.

You can drive from Zonza to Bonifacio in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porto-Vecchio, Plage de San Giovanni
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone

8
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Visiting Midi Plage and Plage de Passable will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Verrerie Pierini. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Nice (Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, Castel Plage, & more) and Vinazur - Vins de Provence (in St-Laurent du Var). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of La Croisette, stop by L'Antre des Delices, pick up some local products at Marché Forville, and shop like a local with Rue d'Antibes.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Bonifacio to Cannes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Nice, Biot, VinAzur - Vins de provence, Plage du Ponteil, Plage de Passable
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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