14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 4 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 day
4
Amboise
— 2 nights
5
Lyon
— 4 nights

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4
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), pause for some photo ops at National Guard Monument Memorial, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then head outdoors with Omaha Beach, then appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Musee du debarquement, and finally see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Bayeux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Bayeux sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Arromanches-les-Bains, National Guard Monument Memorial, Normandy American Cemetery
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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
day
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and then make a trip to Mont Saint-Michel.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel day trip site.

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©

2
nights
Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, walk around Mini-Châteaux Val de Loire, and then examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amboise trip planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Amboise takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Amboise can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Amboise

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

4
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Get out of town with these interesting Lyon side-trips: Annecy (La Vieille Ville & Lake Annecy). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip planning app.

Getting from Amboise to Lyon by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. October in Lyon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Annecy
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

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