14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Fly
1
Biarritz
— 1 night
Fly
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Cannes
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Nice
— 1 night
Fly
5
Lyon
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
Train
7
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Versailles
— 1 night
Drive

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Biarritz

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Hendaye, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cote des Basques, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz, then appreciate the history behind Rocher de la Vierge, and finally gain insight at Cite de l'Ocean. On your second day here, putt your heart out at Baby Golf, take a leisurely stroll along Promenade Jacques Thibaud, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau Observatoire Abbadia, then don't miss a visit to Phare de Biarritz, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa Arnaga.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Biarritz trip planner.

Paris to Biarritz is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Biarritz to be somewhat warmer, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia ©
Architectural Building
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia
4.4

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, wander the streets of The Panier, then admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence driving holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Biarritz to Aix-en-Provence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Panier ©
Neighborhood
The Panier
4.1

2
nights
Cannes

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue d'Antibes and then head off the coast to Lérins Islands. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Le Suquet, get to know the fascinating history of La Croisette, get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, and finally try your luck at Casino Barriere Le Croisette.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cannes trip planner.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Musee Picasso ©
Art Museum
Musee Picasso
3.8

1
night
Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

You can drive from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Nice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Specialty Museum
Musée Marc Chagall
4.4
Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

2
nights
Lyon

Culinary Capital of France

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 21st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, then make a trip to Place des Terreaux, then don't miss a visit to Le Mur Des Canuts, and finally stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyon day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Lyon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nice in December: high temperatures in Lyon hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Lyon

Highlights from your trip
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
World heritage site
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
4.7

2
nights
Strasbourg

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, take a stroll through La Petite France, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, get engrossed in the history at Alsatian Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Place Gutenberg, make a trip to Gare de Strasbourg, stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, ponder the world of politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, then make a trip to Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile, and finally identify plant and animal life at La Volerie des Aigles.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Lyon to Strasbourg by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
La Volerie des Aigles
Wildlife Area
La Volerie des Aigles
4.4

2
nights
Paris

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and finally explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

1
night
Versailles

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville, then explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Versailles online travel planner.

You can drive from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Versailles

Highlights from your trip
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
Architectural Building
The Trianons & The Hamlet
4.5

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