34 days in France Itinerary

34 days in France Itinerary

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Rouen
— 4 nights
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Bayeux
— 5 nights
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Perros-Guirec
— 4 nights
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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 3 nights
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Rocamadour
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne
— 4 nights
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Avignon
— 4 nights
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Paris
— 5 nights

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens. Get some historical perspective at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Palais Benedictine. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Eglise Saint-Michel (in Saint-Wandrille-Rancon) and Deauville Beach (in Deauville City). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Abbaye de Jumieges, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Joseph, take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, and admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rouen trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Rouen is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Orlando to Rouen, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Rouen reach 63°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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Gros-Horloge
4.6
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Abbaye de Jumieges
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mont Saint-Michel and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Bayeux War Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Pointe du Grouin (in Cancale), Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes (in Huisnes sur Mer) and German War Cemetery Marigny (in Marigny). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, and contemplate the long history of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant.

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You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

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Mont Saint-Michel
4.3
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Omaha Beach
4.7
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Pointe du Hoc
4.7

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Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©

Coast of Pink Granite

Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sentier des douaniers and Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h. Popular historic sites such as Fort La Latte and Chateau du Taureau are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perros-Guirec: Promenade du Clair de Lune (in Dinard), Pointe Saint-Mathieu (in Plougonvelin) and Cap Fréhel (in Plevenon). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport, enjoy the sea views from Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cote de Granit Rose.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Perros-Guirec, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

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Cap Fréhel
4.6

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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©

Prehistoric Capital

Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chateau des Milandes and Chateau de Commarque. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Beynac and The Maison Forte de Reignac. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil: Le Regourdou (in Lascaux), Chateau de Bridoire (in Ribagnac) and Chateau de Bonaguil (in Saint-Front-sur-Lemance). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Rouffignac, contemplate the long history of Grotte du Grand Roc, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Campagne, and take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Perros-Guirec, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Chateau de Beynac
4.5

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Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©

Balcony of the Dordogne Valley

Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Rocher des Aigles, look for all kinds of wild species at La Foret des Singes, and then steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Grottes de Lacave, then get curious at Grotte du Pech-Merle, and then don't miss a visit to Gouffre de Padirac.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rocamadour trip builder app.

Drive from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Rocamadour in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

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Rocher des Aigles
4.3

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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.
Kids will enjoy Abbaye de Fontfroide and Cité de Carcassonne. Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile and Chateau de Queribus. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: Musee Toulouse-Lautrec (in Albi), Cathedrale St-Jean (in Perpignan) and Château de Salses (in Salses-Le-Chateau). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, steep yourself in history at Dolmen des Fades, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and take an in-depth tour of Musee De L'ecole.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rocamadour to Carcassonne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Carcassonne sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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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.
Bring the kids along to Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Escape the urban bustle at Le Sentier des Ocres and Grotte de la Cocalière. Explore Avignon's surroundings by going to Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac (in Orgnac-l'Aven) and Arles (Eglise St-Trophime & Amphitheatre (les Arenes)). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and explore the stunning scenery at Gorges de l'Ardeche.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Avignon day trip planner.

Getting from Carcassonne to Avignon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Avignon, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles will appeal to history buffs. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau, approximately Fontainebleau away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and visit Montmartre.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip website.

Getting from Avignon to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In June, Paris is slightly colder than Avignon - with highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum
4.6
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Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Palace of Versailles
4.0

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