22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
3
Tours
— 2 nights
4
Saintes
— 2 nights
5
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
6
Montpellier
— 1 night
7
Avignon
— 2 nights
8
Orange
— Few hours
9
Lyon
— 2 nights
10
Paris
— 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Arc de Triomphe and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Paris is 7 hours. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 12th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or fly. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mont-Saint-Michel: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tours.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tours trip builder.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Tours in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Tours, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Saintes.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Langeais, Chateau de Villandry
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Langeais ©
Chateau de Langeais

2
nights
Saintes

Saintes ©
Saintes, a small city on the banks of the Charente River in the Charente-Maritime department, is noteworthy for its Gallo-Roman, medieval, and renaissance heritage.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Corderie Royale, examine the collection at Association Hermione-La Fayette, thensee the interesting displays at Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Eutrope de Saintes.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saintes vacation planning site.

Drive from Tours to Saintes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Saintes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Saintes

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rochefort
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Association Hermione-La Fayette ©
Association Hermione-La Fayette
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois ©
Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois
Corderie Royale ©
Corderie Royale

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nights
Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, and finally take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria', thensee the interesting displays at Musee de L'Inquisition, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateaux de Lastours.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Carcassonne Center holiday builder tool.

Getting from Saintes to Carcassonne Center by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Montpellier.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria', Chateaux de Lastours
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

1
night
Montpellier

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Planet Ocean Montpellier, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee Fabre, and finally steep yourself in history at Porte du Peyrou.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montpellier online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Carcassonne Center to Montpellier by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Montpellier, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Avignon.

Things to do in Montpellier

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Planet Ocean Montpellier ©
Planet Ocean Montpellier
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), thenexplore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, thentake in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. On your second day here, examine the collection at Musee Frederic Mistral, admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, thensee the interesting displays at Musee des Santons, thendelve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Glanum, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Crillon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Avignon itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Avignon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orange.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Site Archeologique de Glanum, Musee Frederic Mistral, Le Sentier des Ocres
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

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hours
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a commune in the Vaucluse Department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France, about 21km north of Avignon. On the 22nd (Mon), appreciate the history behind Triumphal Arch and then delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange trip planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Orange takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Orange

Historic Sites
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, thenexamine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lyon route planner.

Getting from Orange to Lyon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lyon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Musee Miniature et Cinema ©
Musee Miniature et Cinema

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nights
Paris

Paris ©
Attractions like Palace of Versailles and Champs-Elysees make great kid-friendly stops. Get a sense of the local culture at The Paris Catacombs and Le Marais. See some other sides of Paris: explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, explore the activities along Seine River, and kick back and relax at Paris Plage.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip builder.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

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