15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nantes
— 2 nights
2
Colleville-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
3
Paris
— 2 nights
4
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
5
Carcassonne
— 1 night
6
Nice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and then examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, shop like a local with Passage Pommeraye, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tiffauges.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nantes sightseeing website.

Province of La Rioja, Argentina to Nantes is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Province of La Rioja to Nantes. August in Nantes sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colleville-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau de Tiffauges
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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

2
nights
Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer ©
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. On the 14th (Fri), take in the history at Omaha Beach, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, thenlearn about all things military at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, thentake an in-depth tour of Airborne Museum, thentake in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Angoville-Au-Plain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Colleville-sur-Mer road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Nantes to Colleville-sur-Mer takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nantes in August, you will find days in Colleville-sur-Mer are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Pointe du Hoc, Airborne Museum, Church of Angoville-Au-Plain
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum. On the next day, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thentake a stroll through Montmartre, and finally walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Colleville-sur-Mer to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Castelnaud, thensteep yourself in history at Chateau de Beynac, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lacypierre, and finally contemplate the long history of Le Regourdou. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Commarque, steep yourself in history at The Maison Forte de Reignac, thensee the interesting displays at Abri Pataud, and finally don't miss a visit to Chateau des Milandes.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sarlat-la-Caneda road trip tool.

Fly from Paris to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Sarlat-la-Caneda, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Chateau de Beynac, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Le Regourdou
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac

1
night
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cité de Carcassonne, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee De L'ecole.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Carcassonne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Palais Lascaris. Get some historical perspective at Saint-Paul de Vence and Le Suquet. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Eglise de Biot (in Biot), Lavallie Bijoux et Joaillerie (in Cannes) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Haut de Cagnes, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Carcassonne in August, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Eglise de Biot, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Haut de Cagnes, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

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