10 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

10 days in Paris & Marseille Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France travel planner

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Paris
— 6 nights
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Marseille
— 3 nights
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Paris

— 6 nights

City of Light

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 now added Montmartre to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Marseille

— 3 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations as well as Parc National des Calanques. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Port de Cassis (in Cassis) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Calanques and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille visit planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Marseille takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, Marseille is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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