15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h 15​min
1
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Nice
— 2 nights
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + train + bus:  6​h
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Rouen
— 1 night
7
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Exeter

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, then admire the natural beauty at Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne, and then don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda driving holiday planner .

Exeter, UK to Sarlat-la-Caneda is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Exeter to Sarlat-la-Caneda due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Jardin Exotique, Gouffre de Padirac, Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne
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Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

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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.
Take a break from Nice with a short trip to Massif de l'Esterel in Agay, about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, step into the grandiose world of Palais Lascaris, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nice itinerary planner .

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Nice by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, Massif de l'Esterel
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

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nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, then make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques and then admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence online day trip planner .

Drive from Nice to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Nice in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Aix-en-Provence, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Carrieres des Lumieres, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

1
day
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tour du Nord, make a trip to La Porte du Roy, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre, then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, and finally don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Aix-en-Provence to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, Mont-Saint-Michel is a bit cooler than Aix-en-Provence - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre ©
Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre

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.
On the 1st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux travel app .

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Remains Mulberry Harbour
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Place du Vieux-Marche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, then appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, then don't miss a visit to Vieux, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

Make your Rouen itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Rue Saint-Romain ©
Rue Saint-Romain
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge

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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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, make a trip to Hotel de Ville, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary site .

You can take a bus from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rouen in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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