32 days in France Itinerary

32 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5 h
1
Paris
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Rouen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hyeres
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Le Marais, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris travel route planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Paris is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Paris. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Istanbul in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Venture out of the city with trips to Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat) and Giverny (Musee de Mecanique Naturelle & Fondation Claude Monet). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, contemplate the long history of Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale Saint-Ouen.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rouen online journey planner.

You can take a bus from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Rouen hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Giverny, Falaises d'Etretat, Jardins d'Angelique
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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.
Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Cimetières Militaires (in Ranville), Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Cabourg (Hippodrome Cabourg & Golf miniature). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, experience rural life at Ferme de Vailly, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Cabourg, Cimetières Militaires, Ferme de Vailly, Abbaye aux Dames, D-Day Monument
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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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
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde (in Marseille), Plateau de Valensole (in Valensole) and Lac de Peyrolles (in Peyrolles-en-Provence). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, examine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, explore the galleries of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Bayeux to Aix-en-Provence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bayeux in July, with highs in Aix-en-Provence at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cassis, Laser game Evolution, Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Plateau de Valensole
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Plateau de Valensole ©
Plateau de Valensole
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

5
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Heraclee Beach), Plage d'Aiguebelle (in Le Lavandou) and Port Cogolin (in Cogolin). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage noire du Langoustier, head outdoors with Plage de Saint-Clair, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de L'Argentiere, and trek along Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Hyeres are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Londe Les Maures, La Croix-Valmer, Plage De Peno, Port Cogolin
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage La Capte ©
Plage La Capte

4
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sainte-Maxime (Scuba & Snorkeling, Aqualand Saint Maxime, &more), Chapelle Sainte-Anne (in Saint-Tropez) and Plage le Magellan (in Theoule sur Mer). There's still lots to do: get outside with Sublim Sky, make a splash at Waterworld lake of gaudrade, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Abel Baliff Beach.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael journey planner.

Drive from Hyeres to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Maxime, Frejus, Plage du Chateau, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Chapelle Sainte-Anne
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Sublim Sky ©
Sublim Sky
Aqualand Saint Maxime ©
Aqualand Saint Maxime
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (Galerie1414, Île Sainte-Marguerite, &more), Paddling in Antibes (in Antibes) and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie (in Vallauris). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Ponteil.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in August, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Pitchoun Forest, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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