7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

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7 days in France Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  25​h
1
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Colleville-sur-Mer
— 1 night
3
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

1
day
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Commarque, and finally step into the grandiose world of The Maison Forte de Reignac.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sarlat-la-Caneda trip planning site .

Honolulu, USA to Sarlat-la-Caneda is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Sarlat-la-Caneda is 11 hours. When traveling from Honolulu in August, plan for little chillier days in Sarlat-la-Caneda, with highs around 82°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Colleville-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Beynac, Chateau de Commarque, Chateau de Castelnaud, The Maison Forte de Reignac
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
The Maison Forte de Reignac ©
The Maison Forte de Reignac

1
night
Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer ©
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, take in the history at Omaha Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of German Cemetery La Cambe, then take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, then examine the collection at Airborne Museum, and finally learn about all things military at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum).

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Colleville-sur-Mer trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Colleville-sur-Mer takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in August, expect nights in Colleville-sur-Mer to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, German Cemetery La Cambe, Omaha Beach, D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Hotel de Ville and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris travel route builder site .

You can drive from Colleville-sur-Mer to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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