15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Tours
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+4
train + bus + Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
4
Antibes
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hyeres
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Reykjavik

4
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip app .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In August, Paris is somewhat warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tours.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Villandry and then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, stroll through Chateau du Rivau, and then steep yourself in history at Chateau de Langeais.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tours trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Paris to Tours in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Tours sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Tours

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Villandry, Chateau de Langeais, Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau du Rivau
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau du Rivau ©
Chateau du Rivau

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), stop by Fantastic Attic, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), then kick back and relax at Sword Beach, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux road trip planning website .

Getting from Tours to Bayeux by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Antibes.

Things to do in Bayeux

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

American Cemetery & Memorial, Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant, Sword Beach, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
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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
Antibes

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
On the 10th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and then make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

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

Getting from Bayeux to Antibes by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in August: high temperatures in Antibes hover around 32°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Antibes

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Nice
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hyeres: Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez), Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer) and Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle, La plage, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage La Capte, get interesting insight from Melee Voiles, choose your vessel at Route du Sud, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hyeres tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Antibes to Hyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Antibes in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Hyeres, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyeres

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Plage de Sylvabelle, Plage des Canebiers
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La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

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