5 days in France Itinerary

5 days in France Itinerary

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5 days in France Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5​h
1
Paris
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h
3
Carcassonne
— 1 day
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Berlin

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. On the next day, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, and then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc. On the next day, examine the collection at Airborne Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, then stroll through Omaha Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux trip builder .

Take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bayeux: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Airborne Museum, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

1
day
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 22nd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, then steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and finally wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Bayeux to Carcassonne by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in June, expect Carcassonne to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne

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