28 days in Monaco & France Itinerary

28 days in Monaco & France Itinerary

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Rouen, France
— 3 nights
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Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Angers, France
— 1 night

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Mediterraneo Monaco, explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Larvotto Beach, and admire the striking features of Place du Palais.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo trip planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Monte-Carlo is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Monte-Carlo, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Monte-Carlo: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Mediterraneo Monaco ©
Mediterraneo Monaco
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

4
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Nice, France

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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes), Lesgeckos (in Vence) and Mairie de le Cannet (in Le Cannet). Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, awaken your taste buds at Azur Wine Tours, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Nice is just a stone's throw from Monte-Carlo. In August, daytime highs in Nice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Vence, Marineland, Rue d'Antibes, Mairie de le Cannet, Eglise du Sacre Coeur
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Lesgeckos ©
Lesgeckos
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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Marseille, France

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Atlantide (in Bandol), Trolib (in Cassis) and Six-Fours-les-Plages (Plage de la Coudouliere & Collegiale Saint Pierre). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marseille, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cassis, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Avignon, Atlantide, Distillerie A. Blachere
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Trolib ©
Trolib
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Calanques ©
Calanques

3
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Lyon, France

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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lyon road trip planning site.

You can take a train from Marseille to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Marseille in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Lyon, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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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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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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in August, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Honfleur (Saint Catherine's Catholic Church & Vieux Bassin), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and cast your line with Navigation Normande - Le Havre.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rouen tour planning app.

Drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Rouen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Honfleur, Etretat, Navigation Normande - Le Havre, Fondation Claude Monet
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux online trip maker.

Drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandy American Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial, Pointe du Hoc, Airborne Museum
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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

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest, and then pause for some photo ops at Mont Saint-Michel.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Angers.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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Angers, France

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the activities along Lac de Maine.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Angers trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Angers takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Angers, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Angers

Nature · Parks
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Lac de Maine ©
Lac de Maine

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