30 days in France Itinerary

30 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 4 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
3
Marseille
— 4 nights
4
Chamonix
— 3 nights
5
Paris
— 5 nights
6
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
7
Bayeux
— 3 nights
8
Rouen
— 3 nights

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon) and Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Bioves, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

Make your Nice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Brandon, Canada to Nice is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Brandon to Nice. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Station de Ski L'Audibergue, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Les Jardins Bioves
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
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Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to La Certosa di La Verne (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), Sainte-Maxime (Domaine des Beaucas & Kelys) and Domaine Val d'Iris (in Seillans). There's lots more to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Total Xscape, stop by Catalan Bougie, learn about winemaking at Chateau Des Garcinieres, and explore the ancient world of Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Saint-Raphael can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte-Maxime, Frejus, La Certosa di La Verne, Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres, Chateau Des Garcinieres
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
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Domaine Val d'Iris ©
Domaine Val d'Iris
Total Xscape ©
Total Xscape
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

4
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to La Ciotat (Musee des Chantiers Naval & Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Garde), Hyeres (Notre Dame de Consolation, Eglise Saint Louis, &more) and Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales (in Bandol). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, have some family-friendly fun at Aviasim Aix-en-Provence, and test your team's savvy at Mystery Games.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Marseille in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Hyeres, La Ciotat, Cassis, La Maison du Cygne
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 4:
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Virtual Room Toulon ©
Virtual Room Toulon

3
nights
Chamonix

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguille du Midi, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Cornu, and trek along La Jonction.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix trip planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Chamonix in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Aiguille des Grands Montets ©
Aiguille des Grands Montets

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip builder.

Getting from Chamonix to Paris by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 12:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, then contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musee du poire, get great views at Chapelle Saint-Michel, then kick back and relax at Beach of Genets, and finally enjoy the sea views from Pointe du Roc.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel day trip site.

You can take a train from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Roc, Chapelle Saint-Michel, Beach of Genets, Musee du poire, Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chapelle Saint-Michel ©
Chapelle Saint-Michel
Pointe du Roc ©
Pointe du Roc

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Studio Ca me Chante ! (in Caen), Porte Horloge de Vire (in Vire-Normandie) and Plage de Vauville (in Vauville). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, experience rural life at Ferme de Vailly, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and steep yourself in history at Abbey d’Ardenne.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 4 hours. February in Bayeux sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Studio Ca me Chante !, Porte Horloge de Vire, Plage de Vauville, Ferme de Vailly, Normandy American Cemetery
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Studio Ca me Chante ! ©
Studio Ca me Chante !

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer), Les Dominicaines, Espace Culturel & Artotheque (in Pont-L'Eveque) and Calvados Boulard (in Coquainvilliers). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, appreciate the history behind Monument Jeanne d'Arc, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and make a trip to La maison sublime.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rouen road trip planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Rouen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February in Rouen, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de Benerville sur Mer, Monument Jeanne d'Arc, Falaises d'Etretat, Plage Du Tilleul, Les Dominicaines, Espace Culturel & Artotheque
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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