15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 3 nights
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Colmar
— 1 night
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Strasbourg
— 1 night
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Lyon
— 2 nights
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Marseille
— 1 night
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Cannes
— 2 nights
7
Nice
— 2 nights
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Bastia, Corsica
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night

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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: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, take a stroll through Montmartre, and make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary 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. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Colmar.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
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Colmar

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stop by Little Venice, don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, then learn about winemaking at Cave de Turckheim, and finally learn about winemaking at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Colmar trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Colmar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Colmar sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Colmar

Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Cave de Turckheim, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
Vieille ville d'Eguisheim ©
Vieille ville d'Eguisheim

1
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Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): do sightseeing your way with VinoRoute - Oenotourisme en Alsace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and then take a stroll through La Petite France.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg trip maker tool.

You can drive from Colmar to Strasbourg in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Place des Jacobins, then don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and finally look for gifts at Ilet Gourmand.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lyon online tour planner.

Fly from Strasbourg to Lyon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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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
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), wander the streets of The Panier, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Hunt.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille route planner.

You can take a train from Lyon to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lyon in January: highs in Marseille hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Escape Hunt
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The Panier ©
The Panier
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), head off the coast to Lérins Islands and then enjoy the sea views from Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe). Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Le Nomade, then hunt for treasures at Marché provençal, then discover the deep blue sea with Easy Dive, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cannes day trip site.

Getting from Marseille to Cannes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Cannes sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Antibes
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Easy Dive ©
Easy Dive
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally take a stroll through Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nice trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Nice are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bastia.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Place Massena ©
Place Massena
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Bastia, Corsica

Bastia ©
Bastia is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department of France located in the north-east of the island of Corsica at the base of Cap Corse. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): do a tasting at Domaine Devichi MF Vigneronne, learn about winemaking at Domaine Lazzarini, then test your team's savvy at Scappa - Escape Game Made In Corsica, and finally make a trip to Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bastia road trip tool.

You can fly from Nice to Bastia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Bastia are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bastia

Fun & Games · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Domaine Devichi MF Vigneronne, Domaine Lazzarini
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Scappa - Escape Game Made In Corsica ©
Scappa - Escape Game Made In Corsica
Domaine Lazzarini ©
Domaine Lazzarini
Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, then don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel online trip builder.

You can fly from Bastia to Mont-Saint-Michel in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Bastia in January, expect nights in Mont-Saint-Michel to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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 ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

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