33 days in France Itinerary

33 days in France Itinerary

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33 days in France Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  28​h
1
Paris
— 5 nights
2
Rouen
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hyeres
— 5 nights
6
Nice
— 5 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Auckland

5
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday maker website .

Auckland, New Zealand to Paris is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Auckland to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Auckland in May since evenings lows in Paris dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Cimetiere Marin (in Varengeville-sur-Mer), Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux, get outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins d'Angelique.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rouen route planner.

Traveling by bus from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Rouen to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Honfleur, Etretat, Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), Jardins d'Angelique, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James), Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, and take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bayeux fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bayeux are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Pegasus Memorial, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marseille (Cathédrale La Major, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, & more), Calanque de Port-Miou (in Cassis) and La Ciotat (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Route des Cretes, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, and examine the collection at Fondation Vasarely.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence trip maker app .

You can fly from Bayeux to Aix-en-Provence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, Aix-en-Provence is somewhat warmer than Bayeux - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Marseille, La Ciotat, Avignon, Calanque de Port-Miou, Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez), Plage de Guerrevieille (in Grimaud) and Les Murs Vegetaux (in Gassin). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, take in the waterfront activity at Port du Niel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parc St Bernard.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres trip planning site .

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Hyeres, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, Chartreuse de la Verne, Chateau Saint-Maur Cru Classe, Le Moulin de l'Esquirol
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier
Sentier sous marin ©
Sentier sous marin

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Lérins Islands (in Cannes), Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place Massena, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

Getting from Hyeres to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyeres in June, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Marineland, Lérins Islands, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Massif de l'Esterel
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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