11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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11 days in France Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + tram:  17​h 45​min
1
Lyon
— 1 night
train:  2​h
2
Paris
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Lille
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brest
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
5
Toulon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and finally examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lyon day trip site .

Bengaluru, India to Lyon is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Lyon is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Lyon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums
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Théâtre gallo-romain ©
Théâtre gallo-romain
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then take a stroll through Montmartre, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and finally take a stroll through Île de la Cité. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes, wander the streets of Trocadero, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris road trip website .

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lyon in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Lille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau of Vincennes
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Lille

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, make a trip to Vieux-Lille, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de la Treille, then contemplate the long history of Old Stock Exchange, and finally examine the collection at Musee La Piscine.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lille journey planner .

Take a train from Paris to Lille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Lille are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Brest.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Musee La Piscine
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Musee La Piscine ©
Musee La Piscine
Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille
Cathedrale de la Treille ©
Cathedrale de la Treille

2
nights
Brest

Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Musee national de la Marine, then enjoy the sea views from Pointe Saint-Mathieu, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memoires 39-45. On your second day here, make a trip to Centre Historique de Locronan, then view the masterpieces at Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enclos Paroissial de Guimiliau.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brest trip builder app .

Getting from Lille to Brest by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lille in July: highs in Brest hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Toulon.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Plougonvelin, Centre Historique de Locronan, Enclos Paroissial de Guimiliau, Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture
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Room Escape Games
Pointe Saint-Mathieu ©
Pointe Saint-Mathieu
Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45

1
night
Toulon

Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Rade de Toulon, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Oursinieres.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Toulon trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Brest to Toulon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brest in July, with highs in Toulon at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Toulon

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage des Oursinieres
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage des Oursinieres ©
Plage des Oursinieres

3
nights
Nice

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, then view the masterpieces at Galerie Gabel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, and finally kick back and relax at Castel Plage. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Cemetery of the Old Chateau, get to know the fascinating history of Promenade Le Corbusier, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, then contemplate the long history of Villa Kerylos, and finally explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Toulon to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Toulon in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Nice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Promenade Le Corbusier, Galerie Gabel, Cemetery of the Old Chateau, Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier

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