7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

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7 days in France Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + train:  15​h
1
Saint-Malo
— 1 day
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Amboise
— 1 night
4
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
day
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
On the 17th (Mon), kick back and relax at Plage de l'Ecluse, kick back and relax at Plage du Nick, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Sillon.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Malo road trip planning tool .

New York City, USA to Saint-Malo is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Saint-Malo to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage du Nick, Plage de l'Ecluse
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Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Plage de l'Ecluse ©
Plage de l'Ecluse

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, kick back and relax at Omaha Beach, then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Normandie Savoir-Faire. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), then stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and finally kick back and relax at Juno Beach.

For maps and tourist information, read Bayeux day trip app .

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amboise.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), Omaha Beach, American Cemetery & Memorial, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Juno Beach
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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Amboise

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 20th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Florentin, take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amboise trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Amboise takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Amboise can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amboise

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Eglise Saint-Florentin ©
Eglise Saint-Florentin

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Amboise to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

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