16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Calvi, Corsica
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plage du Petit Sperone and Grottes de Bonifacio. And it doesn't end there: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, and stop by A Bitiga.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Bonifacio is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Bonifacio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, things will get a bit cooler in Bonifacio: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Honfleur (Saint Catherine's Church & Le Vieux Bassin) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Memorial of Caen.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Bonifacio to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bonifacio in July, things will get little chillier in Bayeux: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Honfleur, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Airborne Museum, Pointe du Hoc, Memorial de Caen
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Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 17th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, then stroll through Sentier des douaniers, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bayeux in July: highs in Perros-Guirec hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
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Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers

2
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
On the 18th (Thu), make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle, then visit a coastal fixture at Phare des Baleines, then visit a coastal fixture at Phare des Baleines, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Clocher Observatoire, don't miss a visit to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, then go for a stroll along the water at Port de Plaisance des Minimes, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Le Port du Loiron.

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Drive from Perros-Guirec to La Rochelle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Perros-Guirec, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in La Rochelle, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Phare des Baleines, Le Port du Loiron
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Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques and Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne. Get out of town with these interesting Sarlat-la-Caneda side-trips: Grottes de Lacave (in Lacave) and Cite Religieuse (in Rocamadour). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Castelnaud, admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, make a trip to Vieux Sarlat, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda road trip app .

Getting from La Rochelle to Sarlat-la-Caneda by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from La Rochelle in July, you will find days in Sarlat-la-Caneda are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Chateau de Beynac, Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Chateau de Castelnaud
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

1
night
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
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. On the 23rd (Tue), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, then don't miss a visit to Pointe De La Revellata, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi. On your second day here, race across the water with a speed boat tour and then make a trip to Phare de la Pietra.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Calvi trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Calvi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Calvi when traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in July, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Phare de la Pietra
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Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra ©
Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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