42 days in Paris & Nice Itinerary

42 days in Paris & Nice Itinerary

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42 days in Paris & Nice Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 18 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Nice
— 22 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

18
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'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Chartres Cathedral and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet), A Cupulatta (in Veron) and Eglise Saint Martin (in Romilly-sur-Seine). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fontainebleau, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paris driving holiday website .

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Paris when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chartres, Versailles, Belleau, Fere-en-Tardenois, Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

22
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Get some historical perspective at Lérins Islands and Vieille Ville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage), La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Le Cap Lardier) and Saint-Tropez (Plage de la Ponche & Plage des Canebiers). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cavaliere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and take a stroll through La Croisette.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nice holiday app .

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cannes, Le Lavandou, Saint-Tropez, Eze, La Croix-Valmer
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

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