8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Bayeux
— 1 night
4
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

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Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-Les-Mimosas ©
Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. On the 23rd (Mon), kick back and relax at Heraclee Beach and then stroll through Plage de Sylvabelle. On the next day, kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and then kick back and relax at La plage.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bormes-Les-Mimosas route planning website .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Bormes-Les-Mimosas is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, Bormes-Les-Mimosas is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, La Croix-Valmer
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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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 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, then kick back and relax at Coco Beach, and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nice driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Nice are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, and finally take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Bayeux at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

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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 27th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Bayeux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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