60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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60 days in France Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Hyeres
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Chateauneuf-du-Pape
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Carcassonne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Bordeaux
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Biarritz
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Paris
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Rouen
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Bayeux
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Perros-Guirec
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
12
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Alexandria

5
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de l'Escalet and Heraclee Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eglise Saint Louis and A L'en Verre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hyeres: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Vergeron, Plage de Sylvabelle, & more), Cogolin (Sentier Botanique & Plage des Marines) and Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande Plage du Lavandou, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Port Grimaud Beach, and hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette.

Make your Hyeres itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Alexandria, Egypt to Hyeres is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Alexandria to Hyeres is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Alexandria in October; daily highs in Hyeres reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Grimaud, Bandol
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais des Papes and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Step out of the city life by going to Calanques and Cape Canaille. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde & Parc national des Calanques), La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat) and Roussillon (Le Sentier des Ocres & Tapiezo). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Site Archeologique de Glanum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, examine the collection at Musee Granet, and explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arles, Gordes, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, Les Baux de Provence, Cassis
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©

5
nights
Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape ©
Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. You'll explore and learn at Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and Cite du Chocolat Valrhona. Step out of the city life by going to Caverne du Pont-d'Arc and Gorges de l'Ardeche. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chateauneuf-du-Pape: Domaine Marcel Richaud (in Cairanne), Mt Ventoux (in Brantes) and Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine (in Vaison-la-Romaine). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Forteresse de Mornas, contemplate the long history of Roman Theatre of Orange, admire the striking features of Chateau de Grignan, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Chateauneuf-du-Pape online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Chateauneuf-du-Pape takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in November; daily highs in Chateauneuf-du-Pape reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Arnoux et Fils Vignerons, Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine, Forteresse de Mornas, Chateau de Grignan
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
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Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Gorges de l'Ardeche ©
Gorges de l'Ardeche
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange

5
nights
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.
Visit Cité de Carcassonne and Chateau Comtal for their historical value. Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile and Musee Toulouse-Lautrec are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Carcassonne side-trips: Chateau de Peyrepertuse (in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse), Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy (in Albi) and Basilique Saint-Sernin (in Toulouse). The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Château de Salses, make a trip to Fort Saint-Elme, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Queribus, and learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Carcassonne trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Chateauneuf-du-Pape to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Carcassonne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Albi, Collioure, Narbonne, Chateau de Peyrepertuse, Basilique Saint-Sernin
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Chateau de Queribus ©
Chateau de Queribus

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Beynac and Chateau des Milandes. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau de Castelnaud and Oradour-sur-Glane. Explore Sarlat-la-Caneda's surroundings by going to Le Regourdou (in Lascaux), Chateau Belingard (in Pomport) and Grotte de Rouffignac (in Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie, look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, steep yourself in history at The Maison Forte de Reignac, and Head underground at Grotte de Font de Gaume.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sarlat-la-Caneda trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Sarlat-la-Caneda, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Rocamadour, Oradour-sur-Glane, Le Regourdou
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Oradour-sur-Glane ©
Oradour-sur-Glane

4
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Andre Cathedral and Amphitheatre de Saintes. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion and Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois. Explore Bordeaux's surroundings by going to Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes), Association Hermione-La Fayette (in Rochefort) and Vieux Port (in La Rochelle). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, steep yourself in history at La ville d'Hiver, find something for the whole family at Parc de la Coccinelle, and Head underground at Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochefort, Saint-Emilion, Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont, Dune du Pilat, Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
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Association Hermione-La Fayette ©
Association Hermione-La Fayette
Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois ©
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois

5
nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Cote des Basques and Chateau Fort of Lourdes. Villa Arnaga and Château de Pau will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Biarritz's surroundings by going to Notre Dame de l'Assomption (in La Bastide Clairence), Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde (in Urrugne) and Eglise de L'Hopital-Saint-Blaise (in Hopital-Saint-Blaise). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, get outside with Les Gorges de Kakuetta, don't miss a visit to Rocher de la Vierge, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Biarritz day trip app .

You can drive from Bordeaux to Biarritz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Biarritz sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hendaye, Lourdes, Pau, Cambo les Bains, Notre Dame de l'Assomption
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Basilique Saint-Pie X ©
Basilique Saint-Pie X

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Fontainebleau and The Trianons & The Hamlet. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris trip maker .

Getting from Biarritz to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, Paris is a bit cooler than Biarritz - with highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau de Cheverny
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens. Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rouen: Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage), Deauville Beach (in Deauville) and Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, explore the striking landscape at Falaises d'Etretat, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Jumieges.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen vacation maker tool .

Getting from Paris to Rouen by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fecamp, Honfleur, Falaises d'Etretat, Abbaye de Jumieges, Le Touquet Beach
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 10:
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Memorial de Caen. Get some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Omaha Beach. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Pointe du Grouin (in Cancale) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, and learn about all things military at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum).

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Ranville, Normandy American Cemetery, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Pointe du Hoc
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ville Close de Concarneau and Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort La Latte and Cap Fréhel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perros-Guirec: Ile de Batz (in Roscoff), Dinan (Centre Historique & Les Remparts de Dinan) and Saint Corentin Cathedral (in Quimper). And it doesn't end there: trek along Sentier des douaniers, contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport, appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade du Clair de Lune, and identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles.

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Drive from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. December in Perros-Guirec sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dinan, Ville Close de Concarneau, Promenade du Clair de Lune, Saint Corentin Cathedral, Abbaye de Beauport
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
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Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles

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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.
Vieille Ville and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at La Croisette and GALERIE art Le CAMELEON. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle), Cannes (Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage, Le Suquet, & more) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin, explore the galleries of Palais Lascaris, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Perros-Guirec to Nice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perros-Guirec in December: highs in Nice hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, St-Paul-de-Vence, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Les Gorges du Verdon, Massif du Tanneron
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon

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