15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
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Rocamadour
— 1 night
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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 3 nights
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La Rochelle
— 2 nights
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Bayeux
— 3 nights
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Paris
— 2 nights

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 5th (Wed), look for gifts at Fromagerie la Ferme, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, then shop like a local with Jeff de Bruges Carcassonne, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Rose et Paul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Chateaux de Lastours, Head underground at Grotte de Limousis, and then do a tasting at O'Vineyards.

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Toronto, Canada to Carcassonne Center is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Carcassonne Center, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Carcassonne Center sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Grotte de Limousis, Chateaux de Lastours
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Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateaux de Lastours ©
Chateaux de Lastours

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Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
On the 7th (Fri), snap pictures at Pont Valentre, then browse the exhibits of Grotte du Pech-Merle, and then contemplate the long history of Cite Religieuse. Keep things going the next day: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Parc Durandal, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocher des Aigles, and then Head underground at Gouffre de Padirac.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Rocamadour trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Rocamadour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in July, Rocamadour is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Pont Valentre, Gouffre de Padirac, Grotte du Pech-Merle
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Grotte du Pech-Merle ©
Grotte du Pech-Merle
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles
Parc Durandal ©
Parc Durandal

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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil ©
Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Castelnaud and Chateau de Bonaguil. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau des Milandes and L'Appel de la Foret. When in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, make a side trip to see Chateau de Bridoire in Ribagnac, approximately Ribagnac away. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Roc de Cazelle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rocamadour to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Chateau de Bridoire, Chateau de Bonaguil, L'Appel de la Foret
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Bridoire ©
Chateau de Bridoire
Chateau de Bonaguil ©
Chateau de Bonaguil

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La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Chatelaillon.

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You can drive from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to La Rochelle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in July, expect nights in La Rochelle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage de Chatelaillon
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Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Vieux Port
Vieux Port

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Get in touch with nature at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bayeux War Cemetery and La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery). Step out of Bayeux with an excursion to La Maison du Biscuit in Sortosville-en-Beaumont--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, stop by Fantastic Attic, steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, and explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bayeux holiday builder app.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Bayeux in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. Traveling from La Rochelle in July, Bayeux is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Omaha Beach, Juno Beach, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye
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La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then make a trip to Champs-Elysees, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary site.

Getting from Bayeux to Paris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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