32 days in France Itinerary

32 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Troyes
— 2 nights
2
Vezelay
— 2 nights
3
Autun
— 4 nights
4
Le Puy-en-Velay
— 1 night
5
Conques
— 4 nights
6
Rocamadour
— 4 nights
7
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 4 nights
8
Cahors
— 2 nights
9
Pau
— 3 nights
10
Saint-Jean-de-Luz
— 3 nights

2
nights
Troyes

Troyes ©
Many half-timbered houses from the 16th century remain in wonderful condition in the old town of Troyes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Commanderie of the Knights Templar, The Saint-Jean's Gate and The Ramparts, La Tour Cesar, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Église Sainte-Madeleine.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Troyes planner.

New York City, USA to Troyes is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Troyes reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vezelay.

Things to do in Troyes

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Provins, Abbaye de Trois-Fontaines, Commanderie of the Knights Templar, Chateau du Grand Jardin
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Abbaye de Trois-Fontaines ©
Abbaye de Trois-Fontaines
Apothicairerie de l'hotel Dieu le Conte ©
Apothicairerie de l'hotel Dieu le Conte
Basilique Saint-Urbain ©
Basilique Saint-Urbain

2
nights
Vezelay

Vezelay ©
Vézelay is a commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France. Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Avallon, Chateau Ancy-le Franc, La Fosse Dionne, and other attractions. On the 5th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin, thentake in the views from Pinard Bridge, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Abbaye de Fontenay. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Sainte Madeleine, steep yourself in history at La Fosse Dionne, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau Ancy-le Franc, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Avallon.

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Traveling by car from Troyes to Vezelay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Vezelay are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Autun.

Things to do in Vezelay

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Semur-en-Auxois, La Fosse Dionne, Museum of Avallon, Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin, Abbaye de Fontenay
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Chateau Ancy-le Franc ©
Chateau Ancy-le Franc
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin ©
Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin

4
nights
Autun

Autun ©
Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. You've added Chateau de Dree, Chateau de Cormatin, Bibracte - Mont Beuvray, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple de Janus and Briscou Cascade. When in Autun, make a side trip to see Abbey of Cluny in Cluny, approximately Cluny away.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Autun trip planner.

Drive from Vezelay to Autun in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. September in Autun sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Le Puy-en-Velay.

Things to do in Autun

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bibracte - Mont Beuvray, Abbey of Cluny, Chateau de Cormatin, Chateau de La Rochepot, Chateau de Dree
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:
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Theatre romain d'Autun ©
Theatre romain d'Autun
Chateau de Cormatin ©
Chateau de Cormatin
Cathedrale St-Lazare ©
Cathedrale St-Lazare

1
night
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay as well as Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude. On the 10th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude, steep yourself in history at Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Le Puy-en-Velay trip builder app.

Drive from Autun to Le Puy-en-Velay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Conques.

Things to do in Le Puy-en-Velay

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay ©
Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay
Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude ©
Basilique Saint Julien de Brioude

4
nights
Conques

Conques ©
Conques is a former commune in the Aveyron department in southern France, in the Occitanie region. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Le Canyon de Bozouls, La Canourgue, Commanderie Templiere et Hospitaliere du Larzac - Ste-Eulalie de Cernon, and other attractions you added. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy and Chateau Belcastel.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Conques sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Le Puy-en-Velay to Conques takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. September in Conques sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Conques

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Salles-la-Source, Espalion, Le Canyon de Bozouls, Musee Fenaille, La Canourgue
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy ©
Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy
Le Canyon de Bozouls ©
Le Canyon de Bozouls

4
nights
Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chateau de Montal, Chateau de Turenne, Parc Durandal, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moulin Fortifie de Cougnaguet and Eglise Saint-Pierre. Get out of town with these interesting Rocamadour side-trips: Chateau de Beynac (in Beynac-et-Cazenac), The Maison Forte de Reignac (in Tursac) and Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (in Loubressac). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse and don't miss a visit to Remparts du Chateau.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rocamadour road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Conques to Rocamadour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Conques in September, you will find days in Rocamadour are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ville de Martel, Chateau de Turenne, Chateau of Castelnau-Bretenoux, Chateau de Beynac, Eglise Saint-Pierre
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac
Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur
Ville de Martel ©
Ville de Martel

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've added Ascenceur Panoramique, Chateau de Puymartin, Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedrale Saint-Sacerdos and Jardin Exotique. Step out of Sarlat-la-Caneda to go to Monpazier and see Place des Cornieres, Monpazier, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's more to do: stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda route planner.

Traveling by car from Rocamadour to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Cahors.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Monpazier, Chateau de Hautefort, Jardin Exotique, Chateau de Jumilhac
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Chateau de Hautefort ©
Chateau de Hautefort
Les Jardins d'Eau ©
Les Jardins d'Eau
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

2
nights
Cahors

Cahors ©
Almost entirely surrounded by water, Cahors is a lovely medieval peninsular town located in the heart of the red wine country.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pont Canal, Musee Ingres Bourdelle, Abbaye Saint Pierre, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): snap pictures at Pont Valentre, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Etienne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Saint Cirq Lapopie, thentour the water at your own pace with Les Croisieres de Saint Cirq Lapopie, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cenevieres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Pont Canal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Pierre, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee Ingres Bourdelle.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cahors attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Cahors takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pau.

Things to do in Cahors

Historic Sites Transportation Museums

Side Trips

Moissac, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, Musee Ingres Bourdelle, Chateau de Cenevieres
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Chateau de Cenevieres ©
Chateau de Cenevieres
Cathedrale Saint-Etienne ©
Cathedrale Saint-Etienne
Les Croisieres de Saint Cirq Lapopie ©
Les Croisieres de Saint Cirq Lapopie

3
nights
Pau

Pau ©
On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quartier de la Cathedrale Sainte-Marie, Office de Tourisme Pau Pyrenees, Musee des Beaux Arts, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Château de Pau.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pau online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cahors to Pau takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

Things to do in Pau

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Quartier de la Cathedrale Sainte-Marie, Cathedrale Sainte Marie, Eglise des Templiers
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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Cathedrale Sainte Marie ©
Cathedrale Sainte Marie
Boulevard des Pyrenees
Boulevard des Pyrenees
Office de Tourisme Pau Pyrenees ©
Office de Tourisme Pau Pyrenees

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nights
Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz ©
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. You've added La Grande Plage, Basque Museum (Musee Basque), Chapelle Imperiale, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Promenade Jacques Thibaud and Maison Louis XIV. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Jean-de-Luz: Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne (in Bayonne) and Rocher de la Vierge (in Biarritz). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Port des Pecheurs, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, and look for gifts at Mercado Les Halles.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Jean-de-Luz vacation planner.

You can drive from Pau to Saint-Jean-de-Luz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Biarritz, Bayonne
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Basque Museum (Musee Basque) ©
Basque Museum (Musee Basque)