31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Paris
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Marseille
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Riyadh

5
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 a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Paris, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in March, expect Paris to be colder, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Fecamp (Palais Benedictine & Musee des Pecheries) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, appreciate the history behind Monument Jeanne d'Arc, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins d'Angelique.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Paris to Rouen by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Rouen are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fecamp, Etretat, Fondation Claude Monet, Balygoo, Monument Jeanne d'Arc
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (in Cintheaux), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, steep yourself in history at Kunstlicher Hafen, and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bayeux itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Ferme de Vailly, Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Kunstlicher Hafen, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Cassis (Calanque de Port-Miou & Port de Cassis), La Ciotat (Route des Cretes & Musee des Chantiers Naval) and Bandol (Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales & Sentier Littoral). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel Church, and steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marseille day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Bayeux to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in March, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cassis, La Ciotat, Bandol, Aix-en-Provence, Palais des Papes
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

3
nights
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer ©
Engulfed in the Provençal culture, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer has many literary, artistic, and musical references from master artists due to its location where the Rhône meets the Mediterranean and as the pilgrimage destination for Romany people, sometimes called gypsies.
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, get a taste of life in the country at Ranch de la Brouzetiere, pause for some serene contemplation at Presbytère des Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. March in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée ©
Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée

4
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 Golf de Roquebrune Resort (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens) and Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, explore the ancient world of Barrage de Malpasset, take in nature's colorful creations at Kuentz le Monde des Cactus, and take an in-depth tour of Musee Archeologique de Saint-Raphael.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer to Saint-Raphael takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frejus, Golf de Roquebrune Resort, Massif du Tanneron
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Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Spas

6
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.
Step out of Nice with an excursion to Promenade Le Corbusier in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice road trip tool.

Getting from Saint-Raphael to Nice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Nice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fort de la Revere, AviaSim Nice, Promenade Maurice Rouvier, Les Jardins Bioves, La Pointe de Saint Hospice
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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