11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Hyeres
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Nice
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  17 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Relax by the water at Plage de Pampelonne and Grande Plage du Lavandou. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and La Calanque de Figuerolles. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez), Pointe des Sardinaux (in Sainte-Maxime) and Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste (in Sollies-Pont). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Route du Sel, kick back and relax at Plage de Cavaliere, and stroll through Plage de l'Escalet.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hyeres road trip website.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Paris to Hyeres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hyeres, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Scuba & Snorkeling, Pointe des Sardinaux, La Calanque de Figuerolles
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La Calanque de Figuerolles ©
La Calanque de Figuerolles
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lérins Islands and Vieille Ville. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Frejus). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Promenade du Soleil and look for gifts at Choisy La Galerie.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nice online travel planner.

Drive from Hyeres to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI, La Madone d'Utelle, Lérins Islands, Promenade du Soleil, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain

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