11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lyon
— 1 night
2
Paris
— 2 nights
3
Lille
— 1 night
4
Brest
— 2 nights
5
Toulon
— 1 night
6
Nice
— 3 nights

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon day trip planning app.

Bengaluru, India to Lyon is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Lyon. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bengaluru in July since evenings lows in Lyon dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a 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

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, thencontemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Vincennes, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, thenhead off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris route builder website.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lille.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Chateau of Vincennes
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, wander the streets of Vieux-Lille, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de la Treille, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Old Stock Exchange, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee La Piscine.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lille trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Lille hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brest.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Musee La Piscine
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Musee La Piscine ©
Musee La Piscine
Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille
Old Stock Exchange ©
Old Stock Exchange

2
nights
Brest

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, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee national de la Marine, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Pointe Saint-Mathieu, and finally learn about all things military at Musee Memoires 39-45. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Locronan, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Enclos Paroissial de Guimiliau.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brest journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lille to Brest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Lille, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brest, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Toulon.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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Toulon

Toulon ©
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 9th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Rade de Toulon, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Plage des Oursinieres.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Toulon trip builder website.

You can fly from Brest to Toulon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brest in July, expect Toulon to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Toulon

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Plage des Oursinieres, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Rade de Toulon ©
Rade de Toulon
Plage des Oursinieres ©
Plage des Oursinieres
Scuba & Snorkeling

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): appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Gabel, thenget to know the fascinating history 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: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of the Old Chateau, appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, thensteep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos, and finally explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nice road trip app.

Traveling by car from Toulon to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Toulon in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Villa Kerylos, Haut de Cagnes, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Cemetery of the Old Chateau, Promenade Le Corbusier
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier

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