31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 5 nights
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Bayeux
— 4 nights
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Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 4 nights
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Carcassonne
— 3 nights
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Avignon
— 4 nights
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Marseille
— 4 nights
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Nice
— 6 nights

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, visit Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder app.

Bucharest, Romania to Paris is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Paris. Traveling from Bucharest in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Paris, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur), Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat) and Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen, and take in the history at Omaha Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux road trip tool.

Drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, Omaha Beach, Falaises d'Etretat
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques (in Peyzac-le-Moustier) and Le Regourdou (in Lascaux). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, enjoy unforgettable views with Montgolfiere et Chateaux, Head underground at Grotte de Font de Gaume, and steep yourself in history at The Maison Forte de Reignac.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bayeux to Sarlat-la-Caneda by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Sarlat-la-Caneda sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, The Maison Forte de Reignac, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques
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Les Noyeraies du Landers ©
Les Noyeraies du Landers
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne ©
Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne

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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.
Step out of Carcassonne to go to Niaux and see Grotte de Niaux, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral, awaken your taste buds at Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours, and contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Carcassonne trip website.

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in October, Carcassonne is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

Grotte de Niaux
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Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours ©
Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Grotte de Niaux ©
Grotte de Niaux

4
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Avignon

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Explore Avignon's surroundings by going to Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles) and Le Sentier des Ocres (in Roussillon). Dedicate the 19th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, see the interesting displays at Musee Angladon, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and get interesting insight from Offroad Adventure 07.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Avignon sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Avignon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Avignon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanas, Carrieres des Lumieres, Le Sentier des Ocres, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Distillerie A. Blachere
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Route des Cretes (in La Ciotat), Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence & Cours Mirabeau) and Trolib (in Cassis). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, take a stroll through The Panier, and explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille trip website.

Getting from Avignon to Marseille by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Cassis, Aix-en-Provence, Route des Cretes
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Trolib ©
Trolib
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (Galerie1414, Lérins Islands, &more), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nice route planning app.

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
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Azur Wine Tours ©
Azur Wine Tours
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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