17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 4 nights
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Deauville City
— 1 night
3
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 1 night
4
Carcassonne
— 2 nights
5
Grimaud
— 3 nights
6
Nice
— 5 nights

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Paris

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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Orsay and Palace of Versailles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's still lots to do: visit Montmartre, explore the activities along Seine River, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Paris is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in November, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 12°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Deauville City.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
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Louvre Museum
4.6

1
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Deauville City

Deauville City ©
With its race course, harbour, international film festival, marinas, conference centre, villas, Grand Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the Norman beaches" and one of the most prestigious seaside resorts in all of France.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Benerville sur Mer, then kick back and relax at Promenade Marcel Proust, and finally examine the collection at Calvados Experience.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Deauville City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Deauville City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Deauville City are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Deauville City

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

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Distillery
Calvados Experience
4.7

1
night
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer ©
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. On the 18th (Wed), browse the fresh offerings at Maison Lebrec, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer trip builder tool.

Drive from Deauville City to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Battlefield
Omaha Beach
4.7

2
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 19th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, get engrossed in the history at Musee De L'ecole, indulge your taste buds at Vin en Vacances - Food & Wine Tours, then learn about winemaking at Winemaker Workshops, and finally do a tasting at O'Vineyards. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral, stop by Cité de Carcassonne, then take in the views from Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge), and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Carcassonne takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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World heritage site
Cité de Carcassonne
4.5

3
nights
Grimaud

Grimaud ©
You'll get in some beach time at Port Grimaud 1 Beach and Plage de l'Escalet. Explore Grimaud's surroundings by going to Plage de Cabasson (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), La Londe Les Maures (Dune La Londe & Daskalides Chocolatier) and Plage de l'Almanarre (in Hyeres).

Discover how to plan a Grimaud trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Grimaud in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Grimaud sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Grimaud

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Dune La Londe
4.9

5
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Nice

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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Spiaggia and Eze Sur Mer Strand. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (La Croisette, Rue d'Antibes, &more) and Juan-les-Pins (Juan les Pins Main Beach & Easy Dive). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, kick back and relax at Castel Plage, see the interesting displays at Musee Matisse, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nice day trip planning website.

You can drive from Grimaud to Nice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Grimaud in November, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Easy Dive
4.9
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Neighborhood
La Croisette
3.9
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

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