30 days in France Itinerary

30 days in France Itinerary

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Rouen
— 1 night
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Paris
— 7 nights
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Lyon
— 4 nights
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Chamonix
— 4 nights
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Nice
— 6 nights
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Marseille
— 4 nights
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Carcassonne
— 3 nights

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and then don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Vieux Rouen, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen day trip app.

London, UK to Rouen is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In January in Rouen, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Paris.

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Vieux Bassin
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris trip maker app.

You can drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

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Louvre Museum
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Musee d'Orsay
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Eiffel Tower
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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.
Explore Lyon's surroundings by going to La Grande Evasion Chambery (in Saint-Jeoire-Prieure) and Musee de Grenoble (in Grenoble). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, view the masterpieces at Galerie Estades Lyon, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Lyon, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Lyon

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

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Walking tours
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Art Museum
Musee de Grenoble
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World heritage site
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
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Chamonix

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chamonix: Snodroppe Shop (in Tignes), Oxygene Ski School La Plagne (in Macot-la-Plagne) and Oxygene Ski School Val d'Isere (in Val d'Isere). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Aiguille du Midi, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the activities along Lac Blanc.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chamonix trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Chamonix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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Aiguille du Midi
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Vallee Blanche
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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 find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Antibes (Musee Picasso, Le Nomade, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, visit Vieille Ville, and gain insight at Institut de Francais.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip builder.

You can drive from Chamonix to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Marseille.

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Specialty Museum
Musee Matisse
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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parc du Mugel (in La Ciotat), Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence) and Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and don't miss a visit to Parc National des Calanques.

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Drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Marseille are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: Spas (in Balma) and Tourbillon Escape Game Toulouse - Ayguesvives (in Ayguesvives). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, walk around Place Gambetta, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and take in the views from Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Carcassonne travel route planner.

Drive from Marseille to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas · Museums

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Historic Site
Cathar Castles
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World heritage site
Cité de Carcassonne
4.5

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