32 days in France Itinerary

32 days in France Itinerary

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32 days in France Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  20​h
1
Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Nice
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Paris
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mexico City

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Fecamp (Palais Benedictine & Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)) and Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Saint Catherine's Church, identify plant and animal life at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, and take in the views from Pont de Normandie.

Plan my day in Rouen using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Mexico City, Mexico to Rouen is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Rouen. August in Rouen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Honfleur, Amiens, Etretat, Fecamp, Cimetiere Marin
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant (in Falaise), Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James) and Mont-Saint-Michel (Terrasse de l'Ouest & Mont Saint-Michel). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, take in the history at Omaha Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and learn about all things military at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Mont-Saint-Michel, American Cemetery & Memorial, Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

6
nights
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: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay), La Verrerie de Biot (in Biot) and Antibes (Marche provencal & Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Bayeux to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in August: high temperatures in Nice hover around 32°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eze, Antibes, Haut de Cagnes, La Verrerie de Biot, Ile Sainte-Marguerite
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tapiezo (in Roussillon), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, cruise along Route des Cretes, and wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence road trip site .

Traveling by car from Nice to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Aix-en-Provence, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Marseille, Avignon, Arles, Route des Cretes, Carrieres des Lumieres
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 21:
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarlat-la-Caneda: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil), Saint jean de cole (in Saint-Jean-de-Cole) and Brantome Police Horses & Friends (in Saint-Pancrace). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Les Noyeraies du Landers, steep yourself in history at The Maison Forte de Reignac, explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, and take in nature's colorful creations at Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda tour planner.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Sarlat-la-Caneda by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Pont Valentre, Jardin Exotique, Gouffre de Padirac
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:
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Brantome Police Horses & Friends ©
Brantome Police Horses & Friends
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

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: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in August, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 1:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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