16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Saint-Tropez
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Nice
— 5 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  8​h
End: Cairo

4
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris journey tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Cairo, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Fantastic Attic, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux tour itinerary tool .

Take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bayeux, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

American Cemetery & Memorial
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

2
nights
Marseille

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.
Step out of Marseille with an excursion to Carrieres de Lumieres in Les Baux de Provence--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Parc national des Calanques. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, wander the streets of The Panier, and take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bayeux to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in June, things will get a bit warmer in Marseille: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Marseille

#Parks, #Nature, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Carrieres de Lumieres, Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc national des Calanques ©
Parc national des Calanques

2
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 10th (Sun), take in the waterfront activity at St. Tropez Harbor and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle, then take a memorable tour with HPCO - Location Barques Electriques, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Guerrevieille.

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Traveling by car from Marseille to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Saint-Tropez sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Grimaud, Plage de Sylvabelle, HPCO - Location Barques Electriques
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Port Grimaud ©
Port Grimaud

5
nights
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.
Spend the 12th (Tue) in some colorful company at Marineland. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in June, you will find days in Nice are little chillier (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, Saint-Paul de Vence, Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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