16 days in Germany & France Itinerary

16 days in Germany & France Itinerary

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16 days in Germany & France Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 15​min
4
Toulon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Doha, Qatar


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3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some cultural insight at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, get a taste of the local shopping with Camera Work, and explore the world behind art at Neues Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planning app .

Doha, Qatar to Berlin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Berlin is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Paris, France

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.
For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Le Marais. Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Berlin to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
American Cemetery & Memorial and Omaha Beach will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Pegasus Memorial capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Hermanville War Cemetery (in Hermanville-sur-mer) and Cimetières Militaires (in Ranville). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, make a trip to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, and look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche d'Oetre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bayeux day trip tool .

Take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toulon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ranville, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, La Roche d'Oetre, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

2
nights
Toulon, France

Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, kick back and relax at Grande Plage du Lavandou, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at La plage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Toulon driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Toulon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in October: high temperatures in Toulon hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Toulon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste

4
nights
Nice, France

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.
Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de Sylvabelle. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to La Croisette (in Cannes) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, shop like a local with Galerie du Faune, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and explore the galleries of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

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Getting from Toulon to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Plage de Sylvabelle, Galerie du Faune
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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