17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h
1
Paris
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Lyon
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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.
You've now added Eiffel Tower to your itinerary. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Château Margaux in Margaux--about 6 hours away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, relax and rejuvenate at Spa de La Belle Juliette, contemplate the long history of Conciergerie, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary planning app.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get cooler in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Spas Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Château Margaux
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
La Bulle de Sevres ©
La Bulle de Sevres

4
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Step out of Lyon with an excursion to Hameau Duboeuf in Romaneche-Thorins--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, contemplate the long history of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

To plan Lyon vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hameau Duboeuf
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Place Bellecour ©
Place Bellecour
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Larvotto Beach (in Monte-Carlo). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, and get a taste of local nightlife at Cave 35.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nice road trip website.

You can fly from Lyon to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, La Croisette, Saint-Paul de Vence, Larvotto Beach
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Centre Rinascita Ayurveda et Panchakarma ©
Centre Rinascita Ayurveda et Panchakarma

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