11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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11 days in France Itinerary

Start: Guangzhou
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Reims
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Sancerre
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Guangzhou

2
nights
Reims

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Musée-Hôtel le Vergeur and Champagne GH MARTEL & Co. Do your shopping at Champagne Barnaut and Briet Emmanuel. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Remi, take a peaceful walk through Foret Domaniale de Verzy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jacques, and do a tasting at Cris-Event Champagne Tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Reims custom trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Guangzhou, China to Reims. The time zone difference when traveling from Guangzhou to Reims is minus 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Guangzhou in January, with highs in Reims at 8°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Foret Domaniale de Verzy, Le Chocolat d'Emmanuel Briet, Champagne Barnaut
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Maison Ruinart ©
Maison Ruinart
Basilique Saint-Remi ©
Basilique Saint-Remi
La Maison Mumm ©
La Maison Mumm

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
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.
On the 1st (Wed), wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at River Seine, and then wander the streets of Le Marais. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Montmartre.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris itinerary builder.

Getting from Reims to Paris by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sancerre.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie
Seine River ©
Seine River

3
nights
Sancerre

Sancerre ©
Sancerre is a medieval hilltop town, commune and canton in the Cher department of central France overlooking the Loire River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de Vierzon and Cafe Librairie de Sancerre. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau de Maupas and Vinitour Centre-Loire. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sancerre: Huilerie du Moulin de L'île (in Donzy) and Palais Jacques Coeur (in Bourges). It doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Chevrerie des Gallands.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Sancerre vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paris to Sancerre. In February in Sancerre, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Sancerre

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Musee de Vierzon, Huilerie du Moulin de l’Ile, Chateau de Maupas, Palais Jacques-Coeur
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Chateau de Maupas ©
Chateau de Maupas
Palais Jacques-Coeur ©
Palais Jacques-Coeur
Musee de Vierzon ©
Musee de Vierzon

1
night
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 6th (Mon), explore the activities along Lac de la Cavayere, learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sancerre to Carcassonne. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

O'Vineyards
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Carcassonne Cathedral ©
Carcassonne Cathedral
Lac de la Cavayere ©
Lac de la Cavayere

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