60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Nice
— 8 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
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Le Lavandou
— 3 nights
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Marseille
— 6 nights
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Avignon
— 8 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 6 nights
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Bayeux
— 8 nights
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Rouen
— 8 nights
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Paris
— 8 nights

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Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Antibes (Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) & Plage du Ponteil), Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Menton (Promenade du Soleil & Palmes Beach). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Fort du Mont Alban, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice journey tool.

New York City, USA to Nice is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Nice is 6 hours. September in Nice sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Food Tours
4.9

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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Raphael side-trips: Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, let the kids burn off some steam at Jardin Bonaparte, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer).

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saint-Raphael travel tool.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in September since evenings lows in Saint-Raphael dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6
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Playground
Jardin Bonaparte
4.3

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Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Change things up with these side-trips from Le Lavandou: Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez), Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer) and Plage de Guerrevieille (in Grimaud). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Jean Blanc, and get outside with Sentier sous marin.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Lavandou travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Le Lavandou in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Cape Canaille (in Cassis), Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Musee Granet, &more) and La Ciotat (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, La Calanque de Figuerolles, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, kick back and relax at Plage de Renecros, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip planner.

Getting from Le Lavandou to Marseille by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Geologic Formation
Calanques
4.7

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Avignon side-trips: Jardin d'Alcinoos (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence), Promenade a Cheval La Marisma (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine (in Vaison-la-Romaine). On the 7th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Avignon, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Avignon

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries

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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Venture out of the city with trips to Pointe D'Agon (in Agon-Coutainville), Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus) and Coutances (Chateau de Gratot, Jardin des plantes, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mont Saint-Michel, make a trip to Abbaye de Hambye, head outdoors with Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel online route planner.

Getting from Avignon to Mont-Saint-Michel by combination of train and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Avignon in October, expect nights in Mont-Saint-Michel to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise Saint-Pierre (in Caen), Ranville (Pegasus Bridge & Pegasus Memorial) and Cap Levi (in Fermanville). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, take in the history at Omaha Beach, examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux road trip website.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Bayeux are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Venture out of the city with trips to Atelier galerie du bord de Seine (in Poses), Chateau d'Etelan (in Saint-Maurice-d’Etelan) and Fecamp (Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) & Cap Fagnet). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval, play a few rounds at Golf d'Etretat, and don't miss a visit to Les Racines du Ciel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Rouen, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Outdoor Activity
Cap Fagnet
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planner.

You can drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Paris sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

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Eiffel Tower
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Musee d'Orsay
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