16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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16 days in France Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  10​h
1
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
La Rochelle
— 3 nights
3
Perros-Guirec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sainte-Mere-Eglise
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + shuttle + Fly:  5​h
6
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Village abandonné d'Occi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Calvi. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by FRAGNU, then make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, and finally make a trip to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra.

To find out how to plan a trip to Calvi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Calvi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Calvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, things will get slightly colder in Calvi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Calvi

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Corsica, FRAGNU
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Village abandonné d'Occi ©
Village abandonné d'Occi
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Phare des Baleines and Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Le phare de chassiron and Clocher Observatoire. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Grand Defi (in Saint-Julien-des-Landes) and Association Hermione-La Fayette (in Rochefort). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle and contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our La Rochelle trip maker website .

Fly from Calvi to La Rochelle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Calvi in September, things will get a bit cooler in La Rochelle: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clocher Observatoire, Association Hermione-La Fayette, Le phare de chassiron, Phare des Baleines, Quartier de l'Ile de Penotte
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Le phare de chassiron ©
Le phare de chassiron
Le Grand Defi ©
Le Grand Defi
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines

2
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and then stroll through Sentier des douaniers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by L'Atelier de L'Huitre, then head off the coast to Ile de Batz, and then contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Beauport.

Make your Perros-Guirec itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Perros-Guirec takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Perros-Guirec, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sainte-Mere-Eglise.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

L'Atelier de L'Huitre, Ile de Batz, Abbaye de Beauport
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Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Ile de Batz ©
Ile de Batz
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©

2
nights
Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise ©
Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and then steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Airborne Museum, then stop by La Maison du Biscuit, then explore the galleries of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sainte-Mere-Eglise travel route site .

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Sainte-Mere-Eglise takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Sainte-Mere-Eglise are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

La Maison du Biscuit, Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Omaha Beach, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit

2
nights
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Escape the urban bustle at Gorges de l'Ardeche and Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac. Attractions like Grotte de la Salamandre and Grotte de la Cocalière make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Valence to see Room Escape Games about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: Head underground at Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardeche.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vallon-Pont-d'Arc trip planner .

You can drive from Sainte-Mere-Eglise to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sainte-Mere-Eglise in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Grotte de la Cocalière, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, Grotte de la Salamandre, Room Escape Games
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Grotte de la Cocalière ©
Grotte de la Cocalière
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Gorges de l'Ardeche ©
Gorges de l'Ardeche

3
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Take a break from the city and head to Grottes de Bonifacio and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plage du Petit Sperone and Port de Plaisance de Bonifacio. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), look for gifts at Volubilis, head off the coast to Iles Lavezzi, and contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bonifacio trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Bonifacio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bonifacio, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

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