31 days in France Itinerary

31 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 5 nights
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Bayeux
— 5 nights
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne
— 3 nights
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Avignon
— 4 nights
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Saint-Tropez
— 5 nights
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Cannes
— 6 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles. Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and The Trianons & The Hamlet will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Rue du Gros-Horloge (in Rouen). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, pause for some serene contemplation at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Paris is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
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Must see
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mont Saint-Michel and Omaha Beach. Get some historical perspective at Normandy American Cemetery and Cimetières Militaires. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer), Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat) and Deauville Beach (in Deauville City). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux day trip planning website.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bayeux, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Mont Saint-Michel
4.3

2
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Chateau des Milandes, admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Beynac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at Issigeac Sunday Market, then enjoy unforgettable views with Perigord Dordogne Montgolfieres, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Castelnaud-la-Chapelle trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Bayeux to Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bayeux in June, you will find days in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Visit Cité de Carcassonne and Eglise Saint-Nazaire for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine and Lac de la Cavayere. Step out of Carcassonne with an excursion to Bastide de Mirepoix in Mirepoix--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, get to know the fascinating history of Place Carnot, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne day trip app.

You can drive from Castelnaud-la-Chapelle to Carcassonne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Carcassonne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Cathar Castles
4.8

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Avignon

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais des Papes and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Visit Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paul Cezanne’s Studio for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: La Maison Carree (in Nimes), Musee Granet (in Aix-en-Provence) and Cassis (Saint Michel Church, Trolib, &more). There's more to do: take in the views from Pont d'Avignon and take an exotic tour of Wine Safari.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon road trip planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Palais des Papes
4.3
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Geologic Formation
Calanques
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5
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Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Get in touch with nature at Marine Air Sport and Plage de Gigaro. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de l'Escalet and Plage de Cavaliere. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Tropez: Le Cap Lardier (in La Croix-Valmer) and Le Lavandou (Plage de Jean Blanc & Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne, stroll through Plage des Canebiers, head outdoors with Sentier du Littoral, and soak in style at Pause Serenite.

To plan Saint-Tropez vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Avignon to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Baths

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Parasailing / Paragliding
Marine Air Sport
4.8

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Cannes

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage de la Mariniere and Plage du Soleil. Take a break from the city and head to Lérins Islands and Paloma Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze (in Eze), Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat) and Nice (Cimetiere du Chateau, Vieille Ville, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of La Croisette, take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, look for gifts at La Petite Cave de Saint Paul, and stop by Le Suquet.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Cannes itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Cannes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Saint-Tropez, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannes, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 21°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Vieille Ville
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
4.6

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