60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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60 days in France Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Reims
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rouen
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Indre-et-Loire
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Albi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Carcassonne Center
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Avignon
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Les Deux-Alpes
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Meribel
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Tignes
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Vars
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Nice
— 5 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Musée d'Orsay and Louvre Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sacre Coeur Cathedral and Chartres Cathedral. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, contemplate the long history of Catacombs of Paris, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Paris. In January, Paris is cooler than Melbourne - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Reims.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Laon. Visit Eglise Saint Amand and Notre-Dame d'Avioth for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reims: Champagne Domi Moreau (in Mancy), Chateau de Fere-en-Tardenois (in Fere-en-Tardenois) and Fort de Conde (in Chivres-Val). There's much more to do: examine the collection at L'ouvrage de la Falouse, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Braux Sainte-Cohiere, contemplate the long history of Basilique Notre-Dame de l'Epine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jacques.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Reims attractions website .

Getting from Paris to Reims by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Tranchée de l'Ouvrage de la Falouse à Verdun., Eglise Saint Amand, Fleury-devant-Douaumont, Champagne Domi Moreau, Chateau de Fere-en-Tardenois
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon
Musee Verlaine ©
Musee Verlaine

5
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Notre Dame Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Sword Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux (in Bayeux), Saint Catherine's Church (in Honfleur) and Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye (in Juaye-Mondaye). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, take an in-depth tour of Memorial of Caen, take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rouen visit planning app .

Getting from Reims to Rouen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Rouen sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Indre-et-Loire.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Sword Beach, Saint Catherine's Church, Memorial of Caen
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Notre Dame Cathedral

5
nights
Indre-et-Loire

Indre-et-Loire ©
You'll explore and learn at Château du Clos Lucé and Chateau d'Amboise. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Chambord and Musee de la Photographie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indre-et-Loire: Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Indre-et-Loire road trip planning site .

Getting from Rouen to Indre-et-Loire by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Indre-et-Loire are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Albi.

Things to do in Indre-et-Loire

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Cheverny, Musee de la Photographie, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau Royal de Blois
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry

5
nights
Albi

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Explore hidden gems such as Sainte-Cecile Cathedral of Albi and St-Pierre-Toirac Church. Escape the urban bustle at Esprit Nature and Mount Perdu. Get out of town with these interesting Albi side-trips: Sentier de Decouverte "Sur les Traces de l'Enfant Sauvage" (in Lacaune), Castle of Montaigut (in Gissac) and Fort Saint-Jean d'Alcas (in Saint-Jean d'Alcas). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Perse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Bonneval, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Coupiac, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Village Medieval de Lautrec.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Albi online day trip planner .

You can drive from Indre-et-Loire to Albi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. February in Albi sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Albi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eglise de Perse, Fort Saint-Jean d'Alcas, Castle of Montaigut, Esprit Nature, Abbaye de Bonneval
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Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
St-Pierre-Toirac Church ©
St-Pierre-Toirac Church
Castle of Montaigut ©
Castle of Montaigut

4
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cité de Carcassonne and Basilica of Saint-Nazaire. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eglise Notre-Dame and Abbey of Saint-Hilaire. Get out of town with these interesting Carcassonne side-trips: Les Angles Station de Ski (in Les Angles), Vallee d'Orlu (in Orlu) and Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (in Saint-Martin-Lys). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Pisciculture des Chutes d'Aston, see the sights as you ascend with Camin Ariege Pyrenees, and learn about winemaking at Domaine Rose et Paul.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Albi to Carcassonne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Eglise Notre-Dame, Domaine Rose et Paul, Gorges de la Pierre-Lys, Les Angles Station de Ski, Camin Ariege Pyrenees
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Pisciculture des Chutes d'Aston ©
Pisciculture des Chutes d'Aston
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne

5
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Arenes de Nimes and Colophon - Maison de l'Imprimeur. Appreciate the collections at Carrieres de Lumieres and Foundation Vasarely. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles), Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence) and Station Mont Serein (in Beaumont-du-Ventoux). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, make a trip to Palais des Papes, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle, and take in the views from Pont du Gard.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Avignon trip builder .

Drive from Carcassonne to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Avignon are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Les Deux-Alpes.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Grignan, Arenes de Nimes, Station Mont Serein
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Arenes de Nimes ©
Arenes de Nimes
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

5
nights
Les Deux-Alpes

Les Deux-Alpes ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Les Deux Alpes and Stations Village du Pays de la Meije. Take a break from the city and head to ULM Valmeinier and Firstrax Ski School. Take a break from Les Deux-Alpes with a short trip to Vallon de Narreyroux in Puy-Saint-Vincent, about 52 minutes away. On the 1st (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at BASS Les Deux Alpes.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Les Deux-Alpes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Les Deux-Alpes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Avignon in February, things will get slightly colder in Les Deux-Alpes: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Meribel.

Things to do in Les Deux-Alpes

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stations Village du Pays de la Meije, ULM Valmeinier, Vallon de Narreyroux, La Grave
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Les Deux Alpes ©
Les Deux Alpes
La Grave ©
La Grave

5
nights
Meribel

Meribel ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lac d'Annecy and Moon Wild - La Piste des Animaux. Step out of the city life by going to Raquett'Evasion and Snowdlight Ski School. Step out of Meribel to go to Macot-la-Plagne and see Reflex Ski School, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. On the 6th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Oxygene Ski School Courchevel.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Meribel vacation website .

You can drive from Les Deux-Alpes to Meribel in 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Meribel can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tignes.

Things to do in Meribel

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Courchevel, Reflex Ski School, Lac d'Annecy
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Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
Moon Wild - La Piste des Animaux ©
Moon Wild - La Piste des Animaux
Piste des Inuits ©
Piste des Inuits

4
nights
Tignes

Tignes
Tignes is a commune in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Get outdoors at British Alpine Ski School and Snowtubing Tignes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise and L'Espace Killy. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Skione.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tignes trip app .

Traveling by car from Meribel to Tignes takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Meribel in March: highs in Tignes hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Vars.

Things to do in Tignes

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

British Alpine Ski School, Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
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4
nights
Vars

Vars ©
Step out of the city life by going to Saint Dalmas Le Selvage and Pure. Discover out-of-the-way places like Station de St Jean Montclar and Orcieres Merlette 1850. Venture out of the city with trips to The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier), Station de Ski Reallon (in Reallon) and ecrins vol libre (in Orcieres).

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vars day trip app .

You can drive from Tignes to Vars in 4.5 hours. March in Vars sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Vars

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Orcieres, The Gallery, Station de Ski Reallon, Saint Dalmas Le Selvage, The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier
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Saint Dalmas Le Selvage ©
Saint Dalmas Le Selvage
ecrins vol libre ©
ecrins vol libre
Ski Orcieres Merlette ©
Ski Orcieres Merlette

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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.
Get outdoors at Station de Ski L'Audibergue and Lérins Islands. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Musée Marc Chagall will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Musée Lou Férouil (in Gilette), La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence (in Vence) and Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre, contemplate the long history of St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Eglise.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Vars to Nice takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Vars in March, with lows around 9°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lérins Islands, Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, Villa Kerylos, Musee Lou Ferouil, Station de Ski L'Audibergue
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art ©

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