8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
3
Marseille
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Paris is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
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 10th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bayeux travel planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

American Cemetery & Memorial
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chapelle des Penitents Bleus, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marseille day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bayeux to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in July, things will get a bit warmer in Marseille: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapelle des Penitents Bleus, Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Chapelle des Penitents Bleus ©
Chapelle des Penitents Bleus

2
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.
On the 12th (Thu), meet the residents at Marineland.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planner .

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Marseille in July: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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