12 days in Nice, Menerbes & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Nice, Menerbes & Paris Itinerary

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12 days in Nice, Menerbes & Paris Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Nice
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Menerbes
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Paris
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Chicago

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), make a trip to Eglise and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nice online tour planner .

Chicago, USA to Nice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Nice due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Menerbes.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Eglise
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

4
nights
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. For shopping fun, head to McArthurGlen Provence or Gallerie d'Art Rahim Najfar. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Lourmarin and Abbaye de Silvacane. When in Menerbes, make a side trip to see Plage de Piemanson in Salin de Giraud, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Domaine de Marie - Caveau Luberon/Provence, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lacoste, examine the collection at The Lavender Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Medievale Notre-Dame-d'Alydon.

Discover how to plan a Menerbes trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Nice to Menerbes in 3 hours. In May in Menerbes, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Menerbes

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Bonnieux, Eglise Medievale Notre-Dame-d'Alydon, Chateau de Lourmarin, Plage de Piemanson, Musee de la Lavande
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Chateau de Lacoste ©
Chateau de Lacoste
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Musee de la Lavande ©
Musee de la Lavande

5
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.
Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and take a stroll through Latin Quarter.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Menerbes to Paris. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Menerbes in May: highs in Paris hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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