10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2​h 30​min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5​h 30​min
3
Avignon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysees. Escape the urban bustle at River Seine and Île de la Cité. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and car train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bayeux trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): head off the coast to Ile de la Barthelasse, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Le Sentier des Ocres, learn about winemaking at Le Chateau la Croix des Pins, and then do a tasting at Auberge du Vin.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Avignon travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Avignon by train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Bayeux in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Avignon, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Mazan, Le Sentier des Ocres
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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.
Popular historic sites such as Lérins Islands and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Musée Marc Chagall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (Rue d'Antibes & La Croisette). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage, and steep yourself in history at Musee Renoir.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Avignon to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Avignon in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Nice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, Musee Renoir, VinAzur - Vins de provence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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