60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Hyeres
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Hyeres
— 5 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape
— 5 nights
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Carcassonne
— 5 nights
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Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 5 nights
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Bordeaux
— 4 nights
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Biarritz
— 5 nights
Fly
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Paris
— 5 nights
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Rouen
— 5 nights
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Bayeux
— 5 nights
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Perros-Guirec
— 4 nights
Drive to Nantes, Fly to Nice
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Nice
— 6 nights
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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 l'Escalet and Plage de Pampelonne. Discover out-of-the-way places like Le Cap Lardier and Plage de Sylvabelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: Cogolin (Sentier Botanique & Plage des Marines), Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez) and La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach & Plage du Debarquement). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Louis, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier Littoral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Grande Plage du Lavandou.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres road trip planning tool.

Alexandria, Egypt to Hyeres is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Hyeres is slightly colder than Alexandria - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

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Aix-en-Provence

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get some historical perspective at Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and Chateau des Baux de Provence. Step out of the city life by going to Calanques and Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Palais des Papes (in Avignon), La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat) and Cape Canaille (in Cassis). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc National des Calanques, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, explore the historical opulence of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, and explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence planning website.

Drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Calanques ©
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Calanques
4.7

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Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Roman Theatre of Orange and Forteresse de Mornas will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Gorges de l'Ardeche and Caverne du Pont-d'Arc. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chateauneuf-du-Pape: Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac (in Orgnac-l'Aven), Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine (in Vaison-la-Romaine) and Mt Ventoux (in Brantes). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Grignan, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, learn about winemaking at Arnoux et Fils Vignerons, and admire the striking features of Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chateauneuf-du-Pape tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Chateauneuf-du-Pape takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Aix-en-Provence in November, with highs in Chateauneuf-du-Pape at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carcassonne.

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Chateau de Grignan ©
History Museum
Chateau de Grignan
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Carcassonne

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile and Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy. Get a sense of the local culture at Eglise Saint-Nazaire and Cathar Castles. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Peyrepertuse (in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse), Basilique Saint-Sernin (in Toulouse) and Musee Toulouse-Lautrec (in Albi). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, look for all kinds of wild species at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, steep yourself in history at Chateau Royale de Collioure, and make a trip to Fort Saint-Elme.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Carcassonne holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Chateauneuf-du-Pape to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Chateau Comtal ©
Must see
Chateau Comtal
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Cathar Castles ©
Must see
Cathar Castles
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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Medieval Capital of the Dordogne Valley

Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Beynac and Oradour-sur-Glane. Grotte du Pech-Merle and Chateau de Bonaguil are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sarlat-la-Caneda: Le Regourdou (in Lascaux), Chateau Belingard (in Pomport) and Grotte de Rouffignac (in Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, snap pictures at Pont Valentre, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Font de Gaume.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sarlat-la-Caneda day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Sarlat-la-Caneda sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

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Chateau de Beynac ©
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Chateau de Beynac
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Oradour-sur-Glane ©
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Oradour-sur-Glane
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Bordeaux

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Andre Cathedral and Amphitheatre de Saintes. Get some cultural insight at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion and La ville d'Hiver. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes), Rochefort (Association Hermione-La Fayette & Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois) and Vieux Port (in La Rochelle). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, Head underground at Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean, and explore the striking landscape at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bordeaux online tour planner.

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

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Biarritz

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Château de Pau and Villa Arnaga. Get in touch with nature at La Cote des Basques and Plage d'Hendaye. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biarritz: Eglise de L'Hopital-Saint-Blaise (in Hopital-Saint-Blaise), Notre Dame de l'Assomption (in La Bastide Clairence) and Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde (in Urrugne). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Chateau Fort of Lourdes, get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Betharram.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Biarritz travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Biarritz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Biarritz can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Plage d'Hendaye ©
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Plage d'Hendaye
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Villa Arnaga ©
Must see
Villa Arnaga
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Paris

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.
Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Visit Eiffel Tower and Montmartre for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois), Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny) and Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip maker app.

Getting from Biarritz to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Biarritz in November; daily highs in Paris reach 12°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

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Eiffel Tower ©
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Eiffel Tower
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Rouen

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore hidden gems such as Deauville Beach and Rue du Gros-Horloge. Do some cultural sightseeing at Abbaye de Jumieges and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont), Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens (in Amiens) and Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Du Tilleul, and get great views at Falaises d'Etretat.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rouen online day trip planner.

Drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Abbaye de Jumieges
Must see
Abbaye de Jumieges
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Bayeux

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mont Saint-Michel and Omaha Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Pointe du Grouin. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and take an in-depth tour of Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bayeux are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Shopping

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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Must see
Mont Saint-Michel
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Omaha Beach ©
Must see
Omaha Beach
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Perros-Guirec

Coast of Pink Granite

Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h and Abbaye de Beauport are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sentier des douaniers and Ile de Batz. Change things up with these side-trips from Perros-Guirec: Saint Corentin Cathedral (in Quimper), Ville Close de Concarneau (in Concarneau) and Dinan (Centre Historique & Les Remparts de Dinan). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Plage du Sillon, enjoy the sea views from Cap Fréhel, look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, and get to know the fascinating history of Promenade du Clair de Lune.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Perros-Guirec day trip planner.

Drive from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Perros-Guirec sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and GALERIE art Le CAMELEON will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vieille Ville and Saint-Paul de Vence. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence), Cannes (Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage, Le Suquet, &more) and La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, trek along Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike, and take a stroll through Avenue Jean Medecin.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Perros-Guirec to Nice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Perros-Guirec in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

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