8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Marseille
— 1 night
3
Cannes
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Nice
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Chamonix
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary site .

Ahmedabad, India to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Paris. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

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

1
night
Marseille

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 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then make a trip to Vieux Port.

To see photos and more tourist information, read Marseille trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, Marseille is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Villa Eilenroc and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Marseille to Cannes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Cannes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Villa Eilenroc
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa Eilenroc ©
Villa Eilenroc

1
night
Nice

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.
On the 6th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nice road trip site .

Nice is just a stone's throw from Cannes. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

1
night
Chamonix

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chamonix trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nice to Chamonix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Nature Parks Tours
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi

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