8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
La Ciotat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Frejus
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Reallon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Chamonix
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
End: London

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Orsay and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker site .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to La Ciotat.

Things to do in Paris

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

1
night
La Ciotat

La Ciotat is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then head outdoors with Route des Cretes La Ciotat Cassis.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the La Ciotat online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Paris to La Ciotat in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in La Ciotat, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Frejus.

Things to do in La Ciotat

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La Calanque de Figuerolles ©
La Calanque de Figuerolles
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes

1
night
Frejus

Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It neighbours Saint-Raphaël, effectively forming one town. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Frejus online journey builder .

Getting from La Ciotat to Frejus by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Reallon.

Things to do in Frejus

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Reallon

Reallon ©
Réallon is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Station de Ski Reallon, hit the slopes at Ski Orcieres Merlette, and then have some family-friendly fun at Complexe de Loisirs Et de Detente de la Grande Ourse.

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Traveling by car from Frejus to Reallon takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Frejus in January: high temperatures in Reallon hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Reallon

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Orcieres
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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then identify plant and animal life at Aiguilles Rouges. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguilles Rouges and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chamonix day trip app .

You can drive from Reallon to Chamonix in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Aiguilles Rouges ©
Aiguilles Rouges
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi

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