51 days in France Itinerary

51 days in France Itinerary

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Cannes
— 6 nights
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Menton
— 5 nights
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Hyeres
— 6 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
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Biarritz
— 5 nights
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Bayeux
— 6 nights
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Honfleur
— 5 nights
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Rouen
— 6 nights
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Paris
— 5 nights

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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.
Visit Plage Mace and Castel Plage for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes are in your itinerary. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to St-Paul-de-Vence (Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul, &more), Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup) and Nice (Cimetiere du Chateau, Palais Lascaris, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to La Croisette, trek along Massif du Tanneron, pick up some local products at Marche Forville, and identify plant and animal life at Pointe des Sardinaux.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cannes trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Cannes is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Cannes, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect Cannes to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

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

5
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Menton

Menton

Pearl of France

Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and La Maison du Portal. Get some cultural insight at Basilica St. Michel and Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Menton: Gilette (Musee Lou Ferouil & Pont de La Cerise), Sospel (Sospel Cathedral & 5 Sens Rando) and Lac de Trecolpas (in Saint Martin-Vesubie). There's much more to do: stroll through Promenade du Soleil, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint Veran, hike along Mala Beach Coastal Path, and examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Menton visit planner.

Drive from Cannes to Menton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Menton

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Hyeres

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Domaine de la Giscle and Domaine de la Rouillere. Get outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Sentier Jean Francois Jube. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Lavandou (Plage de Jean Blanc & Plage de Cavaliere), Le Barrage de la Verne (in La Mole) and La Mene (in Grimaud). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro, stroll through Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, hike along Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, and head outdoors with Sentier sous marin.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hyeres road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Menton to Hyeres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Hyeres are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get in touch with nature at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau and Promenade a Cheval La Marisma. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Granet and Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Cave Ourouse, Domaine Albin Jacumin, &more), Marseille (Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde & Abbaye Saint Victor) and Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, head outdoors with Lafare A Cheval, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence visit planner.

Drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3

5
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Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Notre Dame de l'Assomption and Eglise St Fructueux. Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'Hendaye and Plage des Alcyons. Get out of town with these interesting Biarritz side-trips: Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine (in Ainhoa), Urrugne (Chapelle du Mont du Calvaire & Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde) and Hendaye (Dioxka Golf Academie, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Port Vieux Beach, stroll through La Cote des Basques, get outside with Initiation a la Cesta Punta, and trek along Velektrix Guethary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Biarritz tour planner.

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Biarritz in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.9
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Art Gallery
Banaka
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Omaha Beach and Dunes d'Hattainville. We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Vauville and Juno Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Ouistreham Beach (in Ouistreham), Golf Caen (in Bieville-Beuville) and Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc (in Merville-Franceville-Plage). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, identify plant and animal life at Le Havre de Portbail, stroll through Plage de Barneville., and stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux holiday builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Biarritz to Bayeux takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Biarritz in April: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Omaha Beach
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Honfleur

Honfleur
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Deauville Beach and Plage de Benerville sur Mer. Take a break from the city and head to Falaises d'Etretat and Promenade Marcel Proust. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Palais Benedictine (in Fecamp), Plage-Baignade Yport (in Yport) and Le Tilleul (Plage Du Tilleul & Valleuse D'Antifer). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Les Plages Etretat, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cabourg, learn about winemaking at Calvados Boulard, and take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Honfleur trip itinerary app.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. April in Honfleur sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Pourville and Les Cressonnieres. Get some cultural insight at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and V1 Site at Val Ygot. Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Veules-les-Roses (Le Fleuve La Veules & La Plage), Le Jardin Potager de Miromesnil (in Tourville-sur-Arques) and Dieppe (Chateau-Musee & Fishing Charters & Tours). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, identify plant and animal life at Caresse de Tigre, explore the world behind art at Verrerie, Centre Culturel du Manoir de Fontaine, and see the interesting displays at Musee De La Verrerie.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rouen travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Rouen, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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Architectural Building
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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Île de la Cité and Fronton Chiquito de Cambo will get you outdoors. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Le Musee des instruments a vent (in La Couture Boussey) and Musee du Peigne (in Ezy sur Eure). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay
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Louvre Museum
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Eiffel Tower
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