12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 2 nights
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Avignon
— 2 nights
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Arles
— 1 night
4
Les Baux de Provence
— 2 nights
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Gordes
— 1 day
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Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights

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Paris

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take a stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel route planner.

Houston, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Houston to Paris, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in June, expect nights in Paris to be much colder, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Avignon.

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Must see
Île de la Cité
4.7
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Louvre Museum
4.6
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Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Avignon

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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 24th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Les Caves Saint Charles, then examine the collection at Musee Angladon, then do a tasting at Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente, and finally snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pont du Gard, then look for gifts at Uzes Market, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Avignon trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Avignon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Avignon to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

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Bridge
Pont d'Avignon
3.6
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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3
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Winery / Vineyard
Les Caves Saint Charles
4.6

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Arles

Arles ©

Soul of Provence

Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Le Marche d'Arles, then kick back and relax at Plage de Piemanson, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes), then catch a live event at Arenes de Nimes, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Les Alyscamps.

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Traveling by car from Avignon to Arles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Arles can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Les Baux de Provence.

Things to do in Arles

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

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Les Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence ©
Les Baux-de-Provence is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at Le Caviste de Maussane, experience rural life at Moulin CastelaS, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tarascon, then admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, then examine the collection at Musee Yves Brayer, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Santons.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Les Baux de Provence planning site.

Les Baux de Provence is just a short distance from Arles. June in Les Baux de Provence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gordes.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Specialty Museum
Musee Yves Brayer
3.9

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Gordes

Gordes ©
Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): learn about winemaking at La Cave de Bonnieux, then trek along Le Sentier des Ocres, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gordes trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Les Baux de Provence to Gordes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Gordes

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): shop like a local with Les Terrasses du Port, see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, and then take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Panier and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip planning website.

You can drive from Gordes to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Must see
Calanques
4.7
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Neighborhood
Cours Mirabeau
4.3

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