20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
2
Nice
— 5 nights
3
Paris
— 6 nights
4
Bayeux
— 4 nights
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Forcerie Vial (in Tanneron), Chapelle Sainte-Anne (in Saint-Tropez) and Grimaud aventure (in Port Grimaud). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with TakSea, don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, stop by Catalan Bougie, and stroll through Plage de Guerrevieille.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael road trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Saint-Raphael is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Saint-Raphael. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Frejus, Grimaud, Forcerie Vial, Chapelle Sainte-Anne
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TakSea ©
TakSea
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Grimaud aventure ©
Grimaud aventure

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Cannes (Rue d'Antibes & La Croisette) and Lesgeckos (in Vence). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Nice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Eze, Marineland, Lesgeckos
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Lesgeckos ©
Lesgeckos
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Le Marais, and visit Montmartre.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in August, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Paris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville), Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip planning app.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bayeux are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Memorial de Caen, Airborne Museum, Pegasus Memorial, Pointe du Hoc
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 16th (Mon), admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

Take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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