60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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1
Hyeres
— 5 nights
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
3
Chateauneuf-du-Pape
— 5 nights
4
Carcassonne
— 5 nights
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 5 nights
6
Bordeaux
— 4 nights
7
Biarritz
— 5 nights
8
Paris
— 5 nights
9
Rouen
— 5 nights
10
Bayeux
— 5 nights
11
Perros-Guirec
— 4 nights
12
Nice
— 6 nights

5
nights
Hyeres

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. Visiting Plage de l'Escalet and Le Cap Lardier will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage de Pampelonne and Plage de Vergeron. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez), La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach, Plage de Sylvabelle, &more) and Cogolin (Sentier Botanique & Plage des Marines). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Foret de Roustagnon, enjoy the sand and surf at Grande Plage du Lavandou, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Guerrevieille.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres road trip planning tool.

Alexandria, Egypt to Hyeres is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Hyeres is slightly colder than Alexandria - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Bandol, Cogolin
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get some historical perspective at Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and Palais des Papes. Step out of the city life by going to Calanques and Le Sentier des Ocres. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat), Cape Canaille (in Cassis) and Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo (in Roussillon). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, examine the collection at Musee Granet, and explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip planning site.

You can drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arles, Marseille, Cassis, Les Baux de Provence, Gordes
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau

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. Roman Theatre of Orange and Chateau de Grignan will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Gorges de l'Ardeche and Caverne du Pont-d'Arc. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chateauneuf-du-Pape: Mt Ventoux (in Brantes), Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac (in Orgnac-l'Aven) and Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine (in Vaison-la-Romaine). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, do a tasting at Arnoux et Fils Vignerons, and delve into the distant past at Forteresse de Mornas.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chateauneuf-du-Pape travel route planner.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Chateauneuf-du-Pape in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Aix-en-Provence in November, with highs in Chateauneuf-du-Pape at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Mt Ventoux, Forteresse de Mornas, Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan

5
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile and Cathar Castles. Get a sense of the local culture at Eglise Saint-Nazaire and Musee Toulouse-Lautrec. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilique Saint-Sernin (in Toulouse), Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy (in Albi) and Chateau de Peyrepertuse (in Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, look for all kinds of wild species at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, steep yourself in history at Chateau Royale de Collioure, and make a trip to Fort Saint-Elme.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Carcassonne holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Chateauneuf-du-Pape to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Albi, Collioure, Narbonne, Basilique Saint-Sernin, Chateau de Queribus
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
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Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

5
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Beynac and Oradour-sur-Glane. Grotte du Pech-Merle and Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sarlat-la-Caneda: Chateau Belingard (in Pomport), Le Regourdou (in Lascaux) and Grotte de Rouffignac (in Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bonaguil, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Castelnaud, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Font de Gaume.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda road trip app.

Getting from Carcassonne to Sarlat-la-Caneda by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Sarlat-la-Caneda are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Rocamadour, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Chateau de Beynac, Oradour-sur-Glane
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac
Oradour-sur-Glane ©
Oradour-sur-Glane
Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Andre Cathedral and Amphitheatre de Saintes. Get some cultural insight at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion and Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes), Vieux Port (in La Rochelle) and Association Hermione-La Fayette (in Rochefort). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get in on the family fun at Parc de la Coccinelle, do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Rochefort, La Grande Dune du Pilat, Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean, Chateau de Reignac
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
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Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois ©
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion ©
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion
Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean ©
Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean

5
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Château de Pau and Chateau Fort of Lourdes. Get in touch with nature at La Cote des Basques and Les Gorges de Kakuetta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biarritz: Notre Dame de l'Assomption (in La Bastide Clairence), Eglise de L'Hopital-Saint-Blaise (in Hopital-Saint-Blaise) and Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde (in Urrugne). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Hendaye, appreciate the extensive heritage of Boulevard des Pyrenees, get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Biarritz visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Biarritz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lourdes, Hendaye, Cambo les Bains, Pau, Notre Dame de l'Assomption
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Villa Arnaga ©
Villa Arnaga

5
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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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois), Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, take a stroll through Montmartre, and get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Fontainebleau.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip maker app.

Getting from Biarritz to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Biarritz in November; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Fontainebleau
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore hidden gems such as Deauville Beach and Abbaye de Jumieges. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rue du Gros-Horloge and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont), Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens (in Amiens) and Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Du Tilleul, and get great views at Falaises d'Etretat.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rouen online day trip planner.

Drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Honfleur, Fecamp, Parc du Marquenterre, Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 10:
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Parc du Marquenterre ©
Parc du Marquenterre
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach

5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mont Saint-Michel and Pointe du Hoc. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedrale Notre-Dame and Omaha Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Pointe du Grouin (in Cancale) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, get engrossed in the history at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and appreciate the history behind Pegasus Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bayeux tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Ranville, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Normandy American Cemetery
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h and Abbaye de Beauport are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sentier des douaniers and Ile de Batz. Change things up with these side-trips from Perros-Guirec: Saint Corentin Cathedral (in Quimper), Dinan (Centre Historique & Les Remparts de Dinan) and Ville Close de Concarneau (in Concarneau). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Plage du Sillon, enjoy the sea views from Cap Fréhel, look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, and get to know the fascinating history of Promenade du Clair de Lune.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Perros-Guirec day trip planner.

Drive from Bayeux to Perros-Guirec in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. December in Perros-Guirec sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dinan, Plevenon, Abbaye de Beauport, Saint Corentin Cathedral, Promenade du Clair de Lune
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:
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Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles

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Nice

Nice ©
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.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence), La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle) and Cannes (Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage, Le Suquet, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, view the masterpieces at GALERIE art Le CAMELEON, take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice road trip planner.

You can fly from Perros-Guirec to Nice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Perros-Guirec in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nice, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, St-Paul-de-Vence, La Madone d'Utelle, Chapelle du Rosaire
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon

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