15 days in New Caledonia & Paris Itinerary

15 days in New Caledonia & Paris Itinerary

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15 days in New Caledonia & Paris Itinerary

Mare, New Caledonia
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bourail, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Dumbea, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Lifou, New Caledonia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h
Ouvea, New Caledonia
— Few hours
Fly:  40​h
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
Mare, New Caledonia
— 1 night
Mare, New Caledonia

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Bourail, New Caledonia

Bourail ©
Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.GeographyBourail a rural town of Grande Terre . On the 31st (Tue), kick back and relax at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, then trek along Sentier de la petite cascade, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de Bourail, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eglise de Bourail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Fort Teremba and then stroll through Parc des Grandes Fougeres.

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Mare to Bourail is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and car. In May, daytime highs in Bourail are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Dumbea.

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#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

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Farino, Fort Teremba
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Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Sentier de la petite cascade ©
Sentier de la petite cascade
Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail

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Dumbea, New Caledonia

Dumbea
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): play a few rounds at Golf De Dumbea.

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Traveling by car from Bourail to Dumbea takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Dumbea are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off toIle Des Pins.

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#Outdoors, #Golf
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Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Upi Bay, Oro Bay and Ile des Pins Private Tours. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see Ile des Pins Private Tours, then explore the activities along Kanumera Bay, and then make a trip to Upi Bay. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Piscine Naturelle, stroll through Oro Bay, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Hortense, and finally don't miss a visit to Vestiges du Bagne.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ile Des Pins trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Dumbea to Ile Des Pins takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ile Des Pins can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lifou.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay

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Lifou, New Caledonia

Lifou ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Easo Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lifou Island, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Lourdes.

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Getting from Ile Des Pins to Lifou by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Lifou, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ouvea.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Lifou Island ©
Lifou Island
Plage de Luengoni ©
Plage de Luengoni
Easo Beach ©
Easo Beach

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Ouvea, New Caledonia

Ouvea
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Do a combination of car and flight from Lifou to Ouvea in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Ouvea are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Paris.
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Paris, France

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.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the views from Pont Alexandre III. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouvea to Paris. Traveling from Ouvea to Paris, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ouvea in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Paris, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Noumea online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Paris to Noumea in 26 hours. Traveling from Paris to Noumea, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mare.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Anse Vata Beach ©
Anse Vata Beach
Cathedrale St Joseph de Noumea ©
Cathedrale St Joseph de Noumea

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Mare, New Caledonia

Mare
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mare online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Noumea to Mare takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

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