9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Marseille
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Bayeux
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): head outdoors with Quai Rauba Capeu, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then stop by Vieille Ville, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nice driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Nice is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Nice. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect Nice to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

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

1
night
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 4th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, 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 photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Nice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection 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 Normandy American Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux online road trip planner.

Fly from Marseille to Bayeux in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Bayeux is little chillier than Marseille - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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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

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris travel site.

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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