8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
bus:  7​h
4
La Rochelle
— 1 day
+3
bus + tram + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dublin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité and then take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Paris is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
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 5th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip maker site .

You can 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 a bit cooler days in Bayeux, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

American Cemetery & Memorial
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

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 6th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planning tool .

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

1
day
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium La Rochelle.

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You can take a bus from Mont-Saint-Michel to La Rochelle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in La Rochelle are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Vieux Port
Vieux Port

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais. On the next day, head outdoors with Nikaia Glisse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from La Rochelle to Nice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from La Rochelle in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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