8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 3 nights
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Bayeux
— 1 night
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Marseille
— 1 night
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Nice
— 2 nights

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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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux holiday site.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, D-Day Monument
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marseille trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bayeux to Marseille takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bayeux in October, with highs in Marseille at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, then visit Vieille Ville, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nice online holiday builder.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Nice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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