20 days in France Itinerary

20 days in France Itinerary

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Marseille
— 2 nights
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Cannes
— 2 nights
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Antibes
— 2 nights
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Menton
— 2 nights
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Nice
— 2 nights
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Paris
— 9 nights

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): wander the streets of The Panier and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip builder app.

Paris to Marseille is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Neighborhood
The Panier
4.1

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Cannes

Cannes ©

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 28th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet and then head off the coast to Lérins Islands. On the next day, make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Cannes day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Cannes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cannes can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Antibes.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Le Suquet
4.6

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Antibes

Antibes ©

Diamond of the French Riviera

The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de la Garoupe, then visit a coastal fixture at Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Antibes day trip planning tool.

Antibes is just a short distance from Cannes. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Antibes

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Aquarium
Marineland
2.9

2
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Menton

Menton ©

Pearl of France

Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of the Old Chateau, then look for gifts at Au Pays du Citron, then contemplate the long history of Basilica St. Michel, and finally admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins Bioves. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique Val Rahmeh-Menton, pause for some serene contemplation at La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs, then admire the masterpieces at Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Menton trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Antibes to Menton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Menton sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Historic Walking Area
Promenade Le Corbusier
4.7

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Nice

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Massena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and then make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

Before you visit Nice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Menton to Nice by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nice are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Specialty Museum
Musée Marc Chagall
4.4
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and make a trip to Eiffel Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Paris, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Architectural Building
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
3.6
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Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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