9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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9 days in France Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Thillois
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
2
Lyon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Menerbes
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Goult
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Nice
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Thillois

Thillois ©
On the 25th (Sat), do a tasting at Champagne Pierre Morlet and then learn about winemaking at Champagne Roger Manceaux.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Thillois online driving holiday planner .

Washington DC, USA to Thillois is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Thillois, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Thillois reach 63°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Thillois

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Champagne Cuillier, Abbaye de Vauclair, Champagne Roger Manceaux, Champagne Dom Caudron, Memorial de Dormans 14-18
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Champagne Dom Caudron ©
Champagne Dom Caudron
Memorial de Dormans 14-18 ©
Memorial de Dormans 14-18
Abbaye de Vauclair ©
Abbaye de Vauclair

1
day
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Parc de la Tete d'Or, stop by La Fromagerie d'Oullins, make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, then examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lyon day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thillois to Lyon. May in Lyon sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Menerbes.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Golf

Side Trip

La Fromagerie d'Oullins
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Fresque des Lyonnais ©
Fresque des Lyonnais
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

1
night
Menerbes

Menerbes ©
Ménerbes is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France, a walled village on a hilltop in the Luberon mountains, foothills of the French Alps.Rural Vaucluse was described by author Marcel Pagnol in such novels as Manon des Sources, a hardscrabble peasant life in a declining economy. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire, look for all kinds of wild species at Les Gorges de Regalon, head outdoors with Canoe Evasion, then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Lavande, and finally do a tasting at Domaine La Garelle.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Menerbes attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Menerbes takes 3 hours. When traveling from Lyon in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Menerbes, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Goult.

Things to do in Menerbes

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Canoe Evasion, Musee de la Lavande, Les Gorges de Regalon
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Les Gorges de Regalon ©
Les Gorges de Regalon
Canoe Evasion ©
Canoe Evasion
Musee de la Lavande ©
Musee de la Lavande

1
night
Goult

Goult ©
Goult is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, delve into the distant past at Village des Bories, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Sentier des Ocres, then shop like a local with Tapiezo, and finally steep yourself in history at Le Fort de Buoux.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Goult day trip planner .

Goult is very close to Menerbes. In May, daily temperatures in Goult can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Goult

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Roussillon, Gordes, Le Fort de Buoux
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Tapiezo ©
Tapiezo
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, then look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through La Croisette, wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Goult to Nice takes 3 hours. Traveling from Goult in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, Frejus, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Les Musees de La Citadelle, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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