10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Avignon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Salt Lake City

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 Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysees will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Paris. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 77°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
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 23rd (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux road trip planner.

Drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bayeux are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet, get to know the fascinating history of Ile de la Barthelasse, thendo a tasting at Distillerie A. Blachere, thensnap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Avignon trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Avignon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, Avignon is a bit warmer than Bayeux - with highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Distillerie A. Blachere
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Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

4
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at La Croisette and Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage), Jardin du Palais Carnoles (in Menton) and Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance (in Cannes). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and examine the collection at Palais Lascaris.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

Drive from Avignon to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Avignon in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Nice: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, The Church of Èze, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Jardin du Palais Carnoles
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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