14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Rouen
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
7
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio trip planning site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Bonifacio is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Bonifacio is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in July, Bonifacio is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi
Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) ©

2
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.
On the 14th (Tue), get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nice online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Bonifacio to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Bonifacio in July, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of The Maison Forte de Reignac, then don't miss a visit to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, then relax in the rural setting at Les Noyeraies du Landers, and finally make a trip to Vieux Sarlat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, then stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac, and finally see the interesting displays at Abri Pataud.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Nice to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Sarlat-la-Caneda when traveling from Nice in July, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Beynac, Abri Pataud, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Chateau de Castelnaud
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Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Vieux Sarlat
Vieux Sarlat
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac

2
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle, make a trip to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, then enjoy the sea views from Phare des Baleines, and finally get great views at Clocher Observatoire. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Plage de Chatelaillon, then learn about all things military at Musee Maritime de La Rochelle, then learn about all things military at Le Bunker de La Rochelle, and finally explore the activities along Vieux Port.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the La Rochelle trip builder website.

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to La Rochelle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in July: highs in La Rochelle hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Phare des Baleines, Plage de Chatelaillon
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Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
Musee Maritime de La Rochelle ©
Musee Maritime de La Rochelle

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 20th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Bayeux trip planner.

Getting from La Rochelle to Bayeux by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from La Rochelle in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Bayeux. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, Memorial de Caen, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Pegasus Memorial
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Vieux Rouen, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then contemplate the long history of Gros-Horloge, then wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Le Marais, don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by bus from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rouen in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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