5 days in France Itinerary

5 days in France Itinerary

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5 days in France Itinerary

Start: Paris
1
Paris
— Few hours
train:  5​h 30​min
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
train:  4​h 45​min
3
Nantes
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Andernos-les-Bains
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Tours
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
End: Paris

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris trip builder tool .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to La Grande Rue.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel day trip planning tool .

Getting from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel by combination of train and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Nantes.
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Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, then see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): take in the views from Pont de la Vallee and then find something for the whole family at Puy du Fou.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nantes online tour itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nantes in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Nantes sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Andernos-les-Bains.

Things to do in Nantes

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pont de la Vallee, Puy du Fou
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Puy du Fou ©
Puy du Fou
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

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night
Andernos-les-Bains

Andernos-les-Bains
Andernos-les-Bains is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France.Andernos-les-Bains is a located on the northeast shore of Arcachon Bay. For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Andernos-les-Bains tour planner.

Drive from Nantes to Andernos-les-Bains in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Andernos-les-Bains can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Tours.

Things to do in Andernos-les-Bains

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
On the 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Cathedrale Saint-Gatien.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tours driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Andernos-les-Bains to Tours in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Tours can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites
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Cathedrale Saint-Gatien ©
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien

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