4 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

4 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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4 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

Start: Paris
Train:  1 h 15 min
1
Lille
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Calais
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Amiens
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Paris

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Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, and then take an in-depth tour of Carriere Wellington. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, wander the streets of Vieux-Lille, then admire the striking features of Chambre de Commerce, then don't miss a visit to Grande Place, and finally admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lille tour itinerary website .

Paris to Lille is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in avril, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Calais.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Arras, Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy
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Calais

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
On the 16th (Thu), look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Nausicaa, and then make a trip to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Calais trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Lille to Calais in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In avril in Calais, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Calais

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Nausicaa
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais ©
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais

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Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Franco-Australian Museum, stroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, then make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, and finally wander the streets of St-Leu.

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Drive from Calais to Amiens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In avril in Amiens, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Australian National Memorial, Franco-Australian Museum
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
St-Leu
St-Leu