21 days in France Itinerary

21 days in France Itinerary

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21 days in France Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  4​h
1
Paris
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
train:  5​h
5
Nantes
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Amboise
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
7
Paris
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Riga

8
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Disneyland Paris, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris, and other attractions. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel itinerary planner.

Riga, Latvia to Paris is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Paris. When traveling from Riga in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Rue du Gros-Horloge, don't miss a visit to Falaises d'Etretat, and then contemplate the long history of Palais Benedictine.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen itinerary builder website .

You can take a bus from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, Rouen is a bit cooler than Paris - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Bayeux on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Rouen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palais Benedictine, Falaises d'Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Cite de La Mare (in Cherbourg-Octeville). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, take in the history at Omaha Beach, and appreciate the history behind Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Memorial de Caen, Airborne Museum, Cite de La Mare
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 17th (Fri), admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel. Keep things going the next day: hike along Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip app .

Drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. In July in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©

1
night
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
On the 19th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile.

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

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nantes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in July, expect nights in Nantes to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Tours.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Jardin des Plantes ©
Jardin des Plantes

4
nights
Amboise

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chateau de Villandry, ZooParc de Beauval and Chateau de Cheverny. When in Amboise, make a side trip to see Chateau de Chambord in Chambord, approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, contemplate the long history of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amboise trip maker tool .

Getting from Nantes to Amboise by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Amboise sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Cheverny, ZooParc de Beauval, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Villandry
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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord

1
night
Paris

Paris
To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Amboise to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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