10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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10 days in France Itinerary

Start: Mangalore
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Paris
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  4​h
4
Carcassonne Center
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Le Lavandou
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mangalore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then wander the streets of La Croisette. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then kick back and relax at Coco Beach, and then take a stroll through Avenue Jean Medecin.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice road trip planner.

Mangalore, India to Nice is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mangalore to Nice. Traveling from Mangalore in September, expect Nice to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, La Croisette, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs ©
Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs

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nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, and then stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Omaha Beach, then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Nice to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nice in September: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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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 14th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then explore the galleries of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, and then head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary website .

Getting from Bayeux to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a stroll through Carcassonne Medieval City, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, then contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cité de Carcassonne.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Carcassonne Center day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi from Paris to Carcassonne Center in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Carcassonne Center, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

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night
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Plage de l'Anglade, kick back and relax at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Le Lavandou attractions planning website .

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Le Lavandou in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Le Lavandou can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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