60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Le Palais, Belle-Ile-en-Mer
— 1 day
2
Bordeaux
— 6 nights
3
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 3 nights
4
Bayeux
— 6 nights
5
Saint-Malo
— 6 nights
6
Chinon
— 7 nights
7
Sancerre
— 5 nights
8
Prehy
— 5 nights
9
Beaune
— 7 nights
10
Chateauneuf-du-Pape
— 5 nights
11
Carcassonne Center
— 8 nights

1
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Le Palais, Belle-Ile-en-Mer

Le Palais ©
Le Palais is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in northwestern France.It is one of the four communes on the island of Belle Île.DemographicsInhabitants of Le Palais are called in French Palantins. On the 3rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Les Aiguilles de Port Coton.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Le Palais trip itinerary planning site.

Bogota, Colombia to Le Palais is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bogota in April: high temperatures in Le Palais hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Le Palais

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Les Aiguilles de Port Coton
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Les Aiguilles de Port Coton ©
Les Aiguilles de Port Coton

6
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau Laniote and Chateau Castera. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Paloumey and Chateau de La Dauphine. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Chateau Coutet (in Saint-Emilion), Saint-Christoly-Medoc (Chateau St. Christoly & Chateau tour Castillon) and La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer). There's more to do: do a tasting at Château Franc-Laporte and explore the historical opulence of Chateau Leognan.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux online vacation maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Le Palais to Bordeaux. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Saint-Christoly-Medoc, Leognan, Chateau Balac, Chateau Castera
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Chateau Laniote ©
Chateau Laniote
Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Chateau St. Christoly ©
Chateau St. Christoly

3
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Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Santa Giulia and Plage de Palombaggia. Relax by the water at plage de Tamaricciu and Plage de San Giovanni. Step out of Porto-Vecchio to go to Bonifacio and see Phare de Pertusato, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the world from above with Sensations Airlines and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Stello.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio trip builder tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bordeaux to Porto-Vecchio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In April, daily temperatures in Porto-Vecchio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Phare de Pertusato, Monte Stello, Plage de San Giovanni
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plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage de Santa Giulia ©
Plage de Santa Giulia
Plage de San Giovanni ©
Plage de San Giovanni

6
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Juno Beach and Moulin de Marie Ravenel. Get in touch with nature at Grottes de Jobourg and Vallee des Moulins. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Deauville Beach (in Deauville City), Phare de Goury (in Auderville) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Naturospace, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux travel planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Porto-Vecchio to Bayeux takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Porto-Vecchio in April; daily highs in Bayeux reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Juno Beach, Deauville Beach, Falaises d'Etretat, Naturospace, Phare de Goury
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Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach
Phare de Goury ©
Phare de Goury

6
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage du Sillon and Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal. Step out of the city life by going to Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles and Longchamps Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Malo: Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer (in Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer), Chateau de Landal (in Broualan) and Plage de la Mare (in Saint-Cast le Guildo). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Ecluse, admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, look for gifts at Epices Roellinger, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Grouin.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Malo route planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Saint-Malo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Chinon.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Perros-Guirec, Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer, Plage de l'Ecluse, Longchamps Beach
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Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Plage de l'Ecluse ©
Plage de l'Ecluse

7
nights
Chinon

Chinon ©
On the banks of the Vienne River, Chinon offers access to a rich wine area in the Loire Valley.
Troglo Degusto and Church of Notre Dame la Grande are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau du Petit Thouars and Pierre et Bertrand Couly. Venture out of the city with trips to Langlois-Chateau (in Saumur), Chateau de Chenonceau (in Chenonceaux) and La Chevallerie - Gaetan BRUNEAU wines (in Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Fougeres-sur-Bievre, learn about winemaking at Domaine De La Noblaie, relax in the rural setting at Le Vazereau, and stop by Vannerie Etienne Metezeau.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chinon journey maker.

Drive from Saint-Malo to Chinon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Chinon are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sancerre.

Things to do in Chinon

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Poitiers, Chateau de Chambord, Langlois-Chateau, Vannerie Etienne Metezeau, Eglise Saint-Nicolas
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Troglo Degusto ©
Troglo Degusto
Chateau de Fougeres-sur-Bievre ©
Chateau de Fougeres-sur-Bievre
Church of Notre Dame la Grande ©
Church of Notre Dame la Grande

5
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Sancerre

Sancerre ©
Sancerre is a medieval hilltop town, commune and canton in the Cher department of central France overlooking the Loire River. Get a sense of the local culture at Henri Bourgeois and Cave Eric Louis - Vins de Sancerre. Get in touch with nature at Les anes de Madame and Arboretum National des Barres. Get out of town with these interesting Sancerre side-trips: Chateau de Meillant (in Meillant), Abbaye de Fleury (in Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire) and Basilique Notre-Dame de Cléry-Saint-André (in Clery-Saint-Andre). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de Balaine, explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Ainay-le-Vieil, and make a trip to Cathedrale de Jean Linard.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Sancerre journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Chinon to Sancerre takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sancerre can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Prehy.

Things to do in Sancerre

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères, Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare, Arboretum de Balaine, Chateau de Meillant, Abbaye de Fleury
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Les anes de Madame ©
Les anes de Madame
Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare ©
Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare
Cave Eric Louis - Vins de Sancerre ©
Cave Eric Louis - Vins de Sancerre

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Prehy

Prehy ©
Step out of the city life by going to Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure and Rochers du Saussois. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilique Sainte Madeleine and Chateau Ancy-le Franc. Venture out of the city with trips to La Fosse Dionne (in Tonnerre), Abbaye de Pontigny (in Pontigny) and Semur-en-Auxois (Pinard Bridge & Collegiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois).

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Prehy trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Sancerre to Prehy in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Prehy are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Beaune.

Things to do in Prehy

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Chablis, Vezelay, Semur-en-Auxois, La Fosse Dionne, Abbaye de Fontenay
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Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure ©
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure

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Beaune

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Cormatin and Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Collegiale Notre Dame and Domaine Bertillon. Get out of town with these interesting Beaune side-trips: Chateau de Chamirey (in Mercurey), La Source de la Seine (in Source-Seine) and Owl's Trail (in Dijon). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, explore the historical opulence of Chateau De La Greffiere, look for gifts at Athenaeum, and learn the secrets of viniculture at Chateau de Meursault.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Beaune online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prehy to Beaune takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Things to do in Beaune

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Meursault, Chateau Fuisse, Ferme Fruirouge, Chateau De La Greffiere, Chateau de Chamirey
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Collegiale Notre Dame ©
Collegiale Notre Dame
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien
Chateau de Cormatin ©
Chateau de Cormatin

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Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape ©
Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Piemanson and Cévennes National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Les Caves Saint Charles and Domain du Banneret. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chateauneuf-du-Pape: Mazan (Auberge du Vin & Chateau la Croix des Pins), Ferme Pedagogique de l'Oiselet (in Sarrians) and Moulin CastelaS (in Les Baux de Provence). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Chateau de la Gardine, relax in the rural setting at Miellerie des Delices au Miel, and step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chateauneuf-du-Pape trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Beaune to Chateauneuf-du-Pape in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Beaune in May: high temperatures in Chateauneuf-du-Pape hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mazan, Miellerie des Delices au Miel, Palais des Papes, Nuances du Sud, Ferme Pedagogique de l'Oiselet
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Plage de Piemanson ©
Plage de Piemanson
Les Caves Saint Charles ©
Les Caves Saint Charles
Chateau de la Gardine ©
Chateau de la Gardine

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Escape the urban bustle at Grotte de Niaux and Source Salee de la Sals. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Comtal and O'Vineyards. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne Center: Domaine des Deux Ruisseaux (in Sauvian), Domaine de l'Arjolle (in Pouzolles) and Chateau de Combebelle (in Villespassans).

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center travel route planner.

You can drive from Chateauneuf-du-Pape to Carcassonne Center in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Carcassonne Center can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Chateau de Saissac, Gorges d'Heric, Source Salee de la Sals, Domaine de l'Arjolle
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Gorges d'Heric ©
Gorges d'Heric

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