11 days in France & Folkestone Itinerary

11 days in France & Folkestone Itinerary

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Lille, France
— 1 night
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Bordeaux, France
— 3 nights
5
Dol-de-Bretagne, France
— 3 nights
6
Caen, France
— Few hours

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night
Folkestone, United Kingdom

Folkestone ©
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Eurotunnel Le Shuttle.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Folkestone day trip site.

Caerphilly to Folkestone is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June in Folkestone, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a train to Lille.
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Eurotunnel Le Shuttle ©
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

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Lille, France

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
On the 5th (Fri), shop like a local with Vieux-Lille, don't miss a visit to Grande Place, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Old Stock Exchange, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lille trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Folkestone to Lille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Folkestone to Lille. In June, daytime highs in Lille are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lille

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Lille Zoo ©
Lille Zoo
Room Escape Games
Grande Place ©
Grande Place

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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.
On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, thenmake a trip to Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planner.

You can take a train from Lille to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
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.
On the 9th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, thenmake a trip to Place de la Bourse, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Chocolaterie Bordeaux Maison Darricau depuis 1915 and then make a trip to La Grande Dune du Pilat.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip builder.

Getting from Paris to Bordeaux by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In June in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Dol-de-Bretagne.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

La Grande Dune du Pilat
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

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Dol-de-Bretagne, France

Dol-de-Bretagne ©
Dol-de-Bretagne, cited in most historical records under its Breton name of Dol, is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine département in Brittany in northwestern France.HistoryIn 549, the Welsh Saint Teilo was documented as coming to Dol where he joined Samson of Dol and to this very day the fruit groves which they planted remain and are known as the groves of Teilo and Samson. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dol-de-Bretagne: Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres), Mont-Saint-Michel (Mont Saint-Michel & La Grande Rue) and Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Samson, get to know the resident critters at Zoo de Champrepus, and see the interesting displays at Cathedraloscope.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dol-de-Bretagne trip planner.

Getting from Bordeaux to Dol-de-Bretagne by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bordeaux in June, with highs in Dol-de-Bretagne at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Caen.

Things to do in Dol-de-Bretagne

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Chateau de Fougeres, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Zoo de Champrepus
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Chateau de Fougeres ©
Chateau de Fougeres

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Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Caen road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Dol-de-Bretagne to Caen in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Caen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caen

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bayeux War Cemetery
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Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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