13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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13 days in France Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Caen
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Giverny
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Albert
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Verdun
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Roissy-en-France
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Little Rock


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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee de l'Orangerie, Jardin des Tuileries and Palace of Versailles. Visit Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Little Rock, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Little Rock to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Little Rock in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Caen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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hours
Caen

Caen
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Caen planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Caen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Caen hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 52°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Caen

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, Musee du debarquement, Airborne Museum, and other attractions you added. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, examine the collection at Musee du debarquement, and then get engrossed in the history at Airborne Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux route planning site.

Bayeux is just a stone's throw from Caen. In June, daytime highs in Bayeux are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Giverny.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Airborne Museum, Musee du debarquement, Normandy American Cemetery
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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hours
Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fondation Claude Monet. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Giverny trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Giverny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albert.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums Parks
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes

2
nights
Albert

Albert ©
You've added Thiepval Memorial, Le Tommy, Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval, and other attractions to your itinerary. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Y Ravine Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval, then get engrossed in the history at Le Tommy, and finally examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albert travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Giverny to Albert takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Albert are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Verdun.

Things to do in Albert

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaumont-Hamel, Lochnagar Crater, Le Tommy, Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval, Thiepval Memorial
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Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Musee Somme 1916 ©
Musee Somme 1916
Y Ravine Cemetery ©
Y Ravine Cemetery

2
nights
Verdun

Verdun ©
The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fleury as well as Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun, take an in-depth tour of Verdun Memorial, take in the history at Fleury, then steep yourself in history at Douaumont Ossuary, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Douaumont.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Verdun trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Albert to Verdun in 3 hours. When traveling from Albert in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Verdun: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 55°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Roissy-en-France.

Things to do in Verdun

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fleury-Devant-Douaumont, Fort Douaumont, Fort de Vaux
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Fort Douaumont ©
Fort Douaumont
Fort de Vaux ©
Fort de Vaux
Verdun Memorial ©
Verdun Memorial

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night
Roissy-en-France

Roissy-en-France
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Getting from Verdun to Roissy-en-France by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Roissy-en-France can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will leave for home on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Roissy-en-France

Fun & Games Outdoors Historic Sites
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