36 days in San Francisco, New York City & France Itinerary

36 days in San Francisco, New York City & France Itinerary

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36 days in San Francisco, New York City & France Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h
3
Paris, France
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
5
Bandol, France
— 5 nights
6
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Argentiere, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  38​h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, and other attractions you added.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco visit planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to San Francisco. When traveling from Auckland in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sausalito.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New York Media Boat / Adventure Sightseeing Tours. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Empire State Building, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

9
nights
Paris, France

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.
You've added Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles, Arc de Triomphe, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, The Hall of Mirrors, & more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, get in on the family fun at Jardin d'Acclimatation, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Paris takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Paris. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Versailles, Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
When in Marseille, make a side trip to see Route des Cretes in La Ciotat, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marseille journey planning site .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. You'll set off for Bandol on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Route des Cretes, Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©

5
nights
Bandol, France

Bandol ©
Bandol is a commune in Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, southeastern France. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Atlantide as well as Sea Adventure. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Ile du Gaou, and head off the coast to Ile des Embiez.

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Traveling by car from Marseille to Bandol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Nice on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Bandol

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Six-Fours-les-Plages
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Sea Adventure ©
Sea Adventure
Scuba & Snorkeling
Atlantide ©
Atlantide

6
nights
Nice, France

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.
Cap'tain Ferrat has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Castel Plage, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, head outdoors with Nikaia Glisse, and steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nice holiday maker app .

Drive from Bandol to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bandol in July, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Argentiere.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cap'tain Ferrat
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Cap'tain Ferrat ©
Cap'tain Ferrat
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Argentiere, France

Argentiere ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aiguille du Midi, Grotte de Glace and Montenvers - Mer de Glace train.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Argentiere fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Nice to Argentiere in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Argentiere

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Chamonix
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Grotte de Glace ©
Grotte de Glace
Montenvers - Mer de Glace train ©
Montenvers - Mer de Glace train

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