10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  12​h
1
Calvi, Corsica
— 1 day
2
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 45​min
3
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Bayeux
— 1 night
5
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Cairo

1
day
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Aregno Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Calvi trip itinerary builder website .

Cairo, Egypt to Calvi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Calvi is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in May, with highs in Calvi at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aregno Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel and then stroll through Plage de San Giovanni. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, then identify plant and animal life at Iles Lavezzi, and then make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calvi to Bonifacio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Calvi in May, plan for little chillier nights in Bonifacio, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage de San Giovanni
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Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

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night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, explore the historical opulence of Cité de Carcassonne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and finally wander the streets of Carcassonne Medieval City.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne Center trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Bonifacio to Carcassonne Center in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In May in Carcassonne Center, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne

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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 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, learn about all things military at Museum of the Battle of Normandy, and then learn about all things military at Memorial of Caen.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Carcassonne Center to Bayeux takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in May, expect Bayeux to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Memorial de Caen, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Remains Mulberry Harbour
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner .

Take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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