7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France planner

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Fly
1
Marseille
— 1 day
Drive
2
Nice
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Paris
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive to Nantes, Fly to Dublin

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day
Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marseille driving holiday planning tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Marseille is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Marseille. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in August: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 35°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Calanques ©
Must see
Calanques
4.7

2
nights
Nice

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, stop by Vieille Ville, then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): wander the streets of La Croisette, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Suquet, and then take a memorable tour with Easy Dive.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in August, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Vieille Ville ©
Must see
Vieille Ville
4.7
La Croisette ©
Neighborhood
La Croisette
3.9

3
nights
Paris

City of Light

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Montmartre, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Paris, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

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Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Musee d'Orsay ©
Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

1
night
Bayeux

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bayeux route planner.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Omaha Beach ©
Battlefield
Omaha Beach
4.7

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