60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

60 days in France Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Le Palais, Belle-Ile-en-Mer
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Bordeaux
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Foot + Subway + Train:  5 h 30 min
4
Bayeux
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Saint-Malo
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Chinon
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Sancerre
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Prehy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Beaune
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h
10
Chateauneuf-du-Pape
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Carcassonne Center
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Bogota

1
day
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 and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Le Palais trip itinerary builder.

Bogota, Colombia to Le Palais is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Bogota to Le Palais, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bogota in April, things will get little chillier in Le Palais: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Le Palais

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Les Aiguilles de Port Coton
Highlights from your plan
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Rayne Vigneau and Château de La Dauphine. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dune du Pilat and Chateau Franc Laporte. Get out of town with these interesting Bordeaux side-trips: Chateau Dauzac (in Labarde), Chateau Castera (in Saint-Germain-d'Esteuil), Saint-Emilion (Chateau Coutet & Chateau Laniote), Château de Léognan (in Leognan), Saint-Christoly-Medoc (Château Saint Christoly & Château Tour Castillon), Chateau Balac (in Saint-Laurent-Medoc) and Château Paloumey (in Ludon-Medoc). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Chateau La Louviere.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux vacation planner.

Fly from Le Palais to Bordeaux in 4.5 hours. In April in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Leognan, Saint-Emilion, Saint-Christoly-Medoc, Dune du Pilat, Chateau de Rayne Vigneau
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Chateau Laniote ©
Chateau Laniote
Chateau Castera ©
Chateau Castera

3
nights
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage de Palombaggia and Plage de San Giovanni. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Giulia Beach and Plage de Saint-Cyprien. Go for a jaunt from Porto-Vecchio to Bonifacio to see Phare de Pertusato about 40 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Stello and enjoy the sand and surf at Tamaricciu Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto-Vecchio tour planner.

Fly from Bordeaux to Porto-Vecchio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and car ferry; or do a combination of train and car ferry. April in Porto-Vecchio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Bayeux.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monte Stello, Plage de San Giovanni, Phare de Pertusato
Highlights from your plan
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 Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Falaise d'Etretat. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Omaha Beach and American Cemetery & Memorial. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Naturospace (in Honfleur), Vallee des Moulins (in Fermanville), Church of Angoville-Au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain), Grottes de Jobourg (in Jobourg), Juno Beach (in Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer), Moulin de Marie Ravenel (in Rethoville), Ferme de Canon (in Mezidon-Canon), Deauville Beach (in Deauville) and Phare de Goury (in Auderville).

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip generator.

You can fly from Porto-Vecchio to Bayeux in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car ferry and train; or do a combination of car ferry and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Porto-Vecchio in April, with highs in Bayeux at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Naturospace, Moulin de Marie Ravenel, Grottes de Jobourg, Deauville Beach, Juno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach
Phare de Goury ©
Phare de Goury
Church of Angoville-Au-Plain ©
Church of Angoville-Au-Plain

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Longchamps Beach and Plage du Sillon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Pointe du Grouin and La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Malo side-trips: Perros-Guirec (Sentier des douaniers & Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles), Chateau de Landal (in Broualan), Saint-Cast le Guildo (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Plage de la Mare), St Jacut Beaches (in Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer), Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal (in Brehal) and Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Les remparts de Saint-Malo, stop by Epices Roellinger, and kick back and relax at Plage de l'Ecluse.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Saint-Malo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can do a combination of to Chinon.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perros-Guirec, Chateau de Landal, Plage de la Mare, La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Plages de St-Jacut-de-la-Mer
Highlights from your plan
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau de Chenonceau and Château de Villandry. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chateau de Chambord and Troglo Degusto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chinon: Langlois-Chateau (in Saumur), Poitiers (Church of Notre Dame la Grande & Eglise Sainte Radegonde), Plou et Fils (in Charge) and Château de Fougères-sur-Bièvre (in Fougeres-sur-Bievre).

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chinon itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of from Saint-Malo to Chinon in 4.5 hours. April in Chinon sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can do a combination of to Sancerre.

Things to do in Chinon

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Poitiers, Vannerie Etienne Metezeau, Domaine De La Noblaie, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Chambord
Highlights from your plan
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
nights
Sancerre

Sancerre ©
Sancerre is a medieval hilltop town, commune and canton in the Cher department of central France overlooking the Loire River. Explore hidden gems such as Cave Eric Louis - Vins de Sancerre and Chateau de Maupas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gitton and Henri Bourgeois. Get out of town with these interesting Sancerre side-trips: Chateau d'Ainay-le-Vieil (in Ainay-le-Vieil), Arboretum National des Barres (in Nogent-sur-Vernisson), Basilique Notre-Dame (in Clery-Saint-Andre), Arboretum de Balaine (in Villeneuve-sur-Allier), Pont Canal de Briare (in Briare), Chateau de Meillant (in Meillant), Les Anes de Madame (in Tour-en-Sologne), Abbaye de Fleury (in Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire) and Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres (in Ingrannes). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Chevrerie des Gallands, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de Jean Linard, and look for gifts at Cafe Librairie de Sancerre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sancerre trip planner.

You can do a combination of from Chinon to Sancerre in 3.5 hours. May in Sancerre sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a combination of to Prehy.

Things to do in Sancerre

Wildlife Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau de Maupas, Les anes de Madame, Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare, Cathedrale de Jean Linard, Chateau de Meillant
Highlights from your plan
Les anes de Madame ©
Les anes de Madame
Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare ©
Cave Eric Louis - Vins de Sancerre ©

5
nights
Prehy

Prehy ©
Take a break from the city and head to Rochers du Saussois and Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure. Explore hidden gems such as Domaine Céline et Frédéric Gueguen and Les Temps Perdus - Clotilde Davenne. Change things up with these side-trips from Prehy: Semur-en-Auxois (Pinard Bridge & Collégiale Notre-Dame de Semur-en-Auxois), Chateau Ancy-le Franc (in Ancy-le-Franc), Musee de l'Avallonnais (in Avallon), Abbaye de Fontenay (in Montbard), Vezelay (Musee Zervos & Basilique Sainte Madeleine) and Domaine La Croix Montjoie (in Tharoiseau). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Chablis Vititours, contemplate the long history of La Fosse Dionne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Pontigny, and stop by Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Prehy online itinerary creator.

Getting from Sancerre to Prehy by combination of takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to do a combination of to Beaune.

Things to do in Prehy

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chablis, Vezelay, Semur-en-Auxois, Chateau Ancy-le Franc, Museum of Avallon
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Sainte Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte Madeleine
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure ©
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure

7
nights
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.
Visiting Owl's Trail and Ferme Fruirouge will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee de l'Hotel-Dieu and Beaune a Solex. Change things up with these side-trips from Beaune: Chateau Fuisse (in Fuisse), Chateau de Chamirey (in Mercurey), La Source de la Seine (in Source-Seine), Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin (in Bussy-le-Grand), Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin) and Chateau de la Greffiere (in La Roche-Vineuse). There's more to do: do a tasting at Veuve Ambal and indulge your taste buds at Chateau de Meursault.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Beaune sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of from Prehy to Beaune in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Things to do in Beaune

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Meursault, Ferme Fruirouge, Chateau of Bussy-Rabutin, Chateau De La Greffiere, Chateau Fuisse
Highlights from your plan
Collegiale Notre Dame ©
Collegiale Notre Dame
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien
Olivier Leflaive ©
Olivier Leflaive

5
nights
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palais des Papes and Chateau de Beaucastel. Visiting Cévennes National Park and L'Essentiel De Lavande will get you outdoors. Explore Chateauneuf-du-Pape's surroundings by going to Miellerie des Delices au Miel (in Roussas), Nuances du Sud (in Beaumes-de-Venise), Mazan (Auberge du Vin & Le Chateau la Croix des Pins), Plage de Piemanson (in Salin de Giraud), Domaine des Gravennes (in Suze-la-Rousse), Ferme Pedagogique de l'Oiselet (in Sarrians) and Moulin CastelaS (in Les Baux de Provence). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Chateau de la Gardine.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chateauneuf-du-Pape trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Beaune to Chateauneuf-du-Pape by combination of takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. 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 do a combination of to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mazan, Plage de Piemanson, Domaine des Gravennes, Moulin CastelaS, Nuances du Sud
Highlights from your plan
Auberge du Vin ©
Auberge du Vin
Plage de Piemanson ©
Plage de Piemanson
Les Caves Saint Charles ©
Les Caves Saint Charles

8
nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Get outdoors at Source Salee de la Sals and Gorges d'Heric. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carcassonne Medieval City and Cité de Carcassonne. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: Eglise Notre-Dame (in Vals), Niaux Cave (in Tarascon-sur-Ariege), Clos Rocailleux (in Andillac), Maison de Payrac (in Nages), Domaine des Deux Ruisseaux (in Sauvian), Chateau de Saissac (in Saissac), Cathedrale Ste-Cecile (in Albi), Chateau de Combebelle (in Villespassans), Domaine de l'Arjolle (in Pouzolles) and Domaine Begude (in Cepie). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Winemaker Workshops, explore the historical opulence of Château Comtal, look for gifts at Fromagerie la Ferme, and steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of from Chateauneuf-du-Pape to Carcassonne in 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Maison de Payrac, Domaine de l'Arjolle, Domaine des Deux Ruisseaux, Domaine Begude
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

Similar Plans

15 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in France BY A USER FROM FRANCE October, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in France BY A USER FROM ISRAEL December, culture, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA June, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in France BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA March, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in France BY A USER FROM VIETNAM December, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
See more plans