21 days in Bayeux, Paris & Nice Itinerary

21 days in Bayeux, Paris & Nice Itinerary

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Bayeux
— 6 nights
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Paris
— 5 nights
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Nice
— 8 nights
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Bayeux

— 6 nights
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mont Saint-Michel and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Your inner history buff will appreciate Normandy American Cemetery and Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes (in Huisnes sur Mer), Nez de Jobourg (in Jobourg) and Chateau de Flamanville (in Flamanville). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Omaha Beach, stroll the grounds of Hermanville War Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Juno Beach Centre, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Vallee des Moulins.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary planning tool.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Bayeux is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in April: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 58°F and lows are around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Paris

— 5 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Visit Eiffel Tower and Montmartre for their historical value. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, wander the streets of Le Marais, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris route planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Nice

— 8 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. You'll explore and learn at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice. Venture out of the city with trips to La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul (in St-Paul-de-Vence), Cannes (Lérins Islands & Academie de L'Air) and Eglise St Michel (in Grimaud). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Palais Lascaris, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise, and explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice attractions planner.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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