8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h 30​min
Paris
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Le Lavandou
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Nice
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 15​min
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Rouen
— 1 night
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  4​h
End: London

2
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Le Lavandou.

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 28th (Tue), tour the water at your own pace with Route du Sud and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage La Capte. Keep things going the next day: stroll through La plage, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Jean Blanc.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Le Lavandou in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Le Lavandou hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Hyeres
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La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais.

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Getting from Le Lavandou to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Le Lavandou in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Bayeux.

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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

1
night
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Nice to Bayeux takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Nice in August: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

American Cemetery & Memorial
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Rouen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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