29 days in France Itinerary

29 days in France Itinerary

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Saint-Malo
— 4 nights
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Bayeux
— 5 nights
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Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights
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Nice
— 4 nights
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Arles
— 3 nights
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Carcassonne
— 4 nights
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
— 1 night
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Paris
— 4 nights

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Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Escape the urban bustle at Sentier des douaniers and Plage du Sillon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mont Saint-Michel and Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Malo: Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual (in Treguier) and Plevenon (Cap Fréhel & Fort La Latte). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Les Remparts de Dinan, steep yourself in history at Fort National, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint-Malo Cathedral, and make a trip to Centre Historique.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Saint-Malo is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Saint-Malo is 6 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Normandy American Cemetery and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. You'll explore and learn at Airborne Museum and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) (in Saint-Come-du-Mont), Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, make a trip to Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, and brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bayeux attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Bayeux sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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Pointe du Hoc
4.7
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Omaha Beach
4.7

3
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Bonifacio, Corsica

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage du Petit Sperone and Plage De Roccapina. Take a break from the city and head to Grottes de Bonifacio and Ecole de Parachutisme du Valinco. Change things up with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Propriano (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and head outdoors with Plage du Grand Sperone.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bayeux to Bonifacio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bayeux in September, with highs in Bonifacio at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nice.

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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

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Off-Road Tours
4.7

4
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and La cité médiévale. Appreciate the collections at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Choisy La Galerie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Cannes (Le Suquet & Rue d'Antibes), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Easy Dive (in Juan-les-Pins). And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at Azur Wine Tours, make a trip to Eglise, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise du Sacre Coeur, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nice trip app.

You can fly from Bonifacio to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bonifacio in September: highs in Nice hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Arles.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours

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Arles

Arles ©

Soul of Provence

Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Departemental Arles Antique and Carrieres des Lumieres. Get some cultural insight at Chateau des Baux de Provence and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Get out of town with these interesting Arles side-trips: Saint-Remy-de-Provence (Site Archeologique de Glanum & Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole), Le Sentier des Ocres (in Roussillon) and Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime, look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue, and admire the striking features of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Arles day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Arles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in September, Arles is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Eglise Saint-Nazaire and Chateau Comtal. Get a sense of the local culture at Cité de Carcassonne and Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy. Get out of town with these interesting Carcassonne side-trips: Cathedrale St-Jean (in Perpignan), Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet (in Ille-sur-Tet) and Château de Salses (in Salses-Le-Chateau). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, steep yourself in history at Chateaux de Lastours, and admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de la Berbie.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Carcassonne holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Arles to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Carcassonne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Parks

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Chateau Comtal
4.4
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Cathar Castles
4.8

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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, then don't miss a visit to Chateau de Beynac, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Castelnaud-la-Chapelle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle when traveling from Carcassonne in September, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Historic Sites

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Chateau de Beynac
4.5

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in September, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Louvre Museum
4.6
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Eiffel Tower
4.5

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