60 days in France Itinerary

60 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 6 nights
2
Rouen
— 7 nights
3
Etretat
— 5 nights
4
Bayeux
— 8 nights
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 5 nights
6
Nice
— 8 nights
7
Grimaud
— 4 nights
8
Cassis
— 4 nights
9
Avignon
— 6 nights
10
Carcassonne
— 5 nights

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny) and The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Paris is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, with highs in Paris at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Cheverny
Find places to stay May 1 — 8:
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

7
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get some historical perspective at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Abbaye de Jumieges. Venture out of the city with trips to Calvados Experience (in Pont-L'Eveque), Calvados Boulard (in Coquainvilliers) and Plage de Benerville sur Mer (in Benerville-sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, see the interesting displays at Musee De La Verrerie, head outdoors with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen day trip app.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Martainville-Epreville, Blangy-sur-Bresle, Honfleur, Chateau d'Harcourt, Calvados Boulard
Find places to stay May 8 — 15:
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Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

5
nights
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Get a sense of the local culture at Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) and Chapel Notre-Dame-du-Salut. Take a break from the city and head to Falaises d'Etretat and Plage Du Tilleul. Explore Etretat's surroundings by going to Veules-les-Roses (Le Fleuve La Veules & La Plage), Eglise Saint Martin de Cany (in Cany-Barville) and Saint-Valery-en-Caux (Plage de Saint-Valery-en-Caux & Maison Henri IV). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval, don't miss a visit to Chemin des Douaniers, see the interesting displays at Musee des Pecheries, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage-Baignade Yport.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Etretat online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Etretat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Etretat, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fecamp, Veules-les-Roses, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, Le Tilleul, Plage-Baignade Yport
Find places to stay May 15 — 20:
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) ©
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)
Musee des Pecheries ©
Musee des Pecheries

8
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Take a break from the city and head to Omaha Beach and Promenade Marcel Proust. Normandy American Cemetery and Airborne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Ranville (Pegasus Memorial & Cimetières Militaires) and Musee de la Batterie de Merville (in Merville-Franceville-Plage). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Vauville.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bayeux tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Etretat to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Caen, Jobourg, Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville
Find places to stay May 20 — 28:
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

5
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get some cultural insight at Mont Saint-Michel and Maison de l'Artichaut. Escape the urban bustle at Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel and Pointe D'Agon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mont-Saint-Michel: Golf de Vire la Dathee (in Saint Manvieu Bocage), Granville (Pointe du Roc, Plage du Plat Gousset, &more) and Golf de Granville - Baie du Mont St Michel (in Breville sur Mer). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the sheer force of La Grande Cascade, and see the interesting displays at Musee du poire.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel online tour planner.

Take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. May in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Granville, Agon-Coutainville, Genets, Domfront, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 2:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

8
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lérins Islands and San Peyre. Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Saint-Tropez (Plage des Graniers, Plage des Canebiers, &more), Ramatuelle (Plage de Pampelonne & Plage de l'Escalet) and Antibes (Old Town, Galerie du Faune, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, and shop like a local with Rue d'Antibes.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nice driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Nice is somewhat warmer than Mont-Saint-Michel - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Antibes, Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, St-Paul-de-Vence
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 10:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

4
nights
Grimaud

Grimaud ©
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Le Cap Lardier. Explore Grimaud's surroundings by going to La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Plage de Vergeron), Le Lavandou (Plage de Cavaliere & Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette) and Domaine Sainte Marie (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas).

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grimaud trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Grimaud takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Grimaud, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Grimaud

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Le Lavandou, Les Gorges du Verdon, Sentier Botanique
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

4
nights
Cassis

Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Step out of the city life by going to Calanques and Scuba & Snorkeling. Popular historic sites such as Chartreuse de la Verne and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine are in your itinerary. Explore Cassis' surroundings by going to Foret de Roustagnon (in Bandol), Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet) and Confiserie Azureenne (in Collobrieres). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with Sentier sous marin, hike along Sentier Littoral, and stroll through Plage du Corton.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cassis planning site.

Drive from Grimaud to Cassis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bandol, La Ciotat, Collobrieres, Sentier sous marin, Sentier Jean Francois Jube
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Calanques ©
Calanques

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Palais des Papes and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Le Sentier des Ocres and Chateau d'If. Explore Avignon's surroundings by going to Arles (Musee Departemental Arles Antique & Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue), Promenade a Cheval La Marisma (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin, explore the world behind art at Musee Angladon, and see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Avignon route maker website.

Take a train from Cassis to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Avignon are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Gordes, Arles, Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 24:
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

5
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Get outdoors at Grotte de Niaux and Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cité de Carcassonne and O'Vineyards. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile (in Albi) and Parc de la Prehistoire (in Tarascon-sur-Ariege). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, do a tasting at Chateau Canet, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Perdu, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne planning website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Grotte de Niaux, Mount Perdu, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, Parc de la Prehistoire
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile

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