15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Lourmarin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Tours
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
6
Paris
— 1 day
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Spokane

2
nights
Lourmarin

Lourmarin ©
Lourmarin is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lourmarin trip generator.

Spokane, USA to Lourmarin is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Spokane in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lourmarin, with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Lourmarin

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Colorado Provencal, Le Sentier des Ocres
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 18th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieil Aix, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, and then explore the world behind art at Hôtel de Caumont.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lourmarin to Aix-en-Provence takes an hour. May in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

3
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Explore hidden gems such as Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) and Santa Giulia Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Plage de Palombaggia in Porto-Vecchio (about 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bonifacio Citadel, look for all kinds of wild species at Iles Lavezzi, and don't miss a visit to Phare de Pertusato.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Bonifacio online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Aix-en-Provence to Bonifacio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Bonifacio are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bonifacio

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Porto-Vecchio
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Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Phare de Pertusato ©
Phare de Pertusato
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel

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nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pointe du Hoc and Bayeux War Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Omaha Beach, get engrossed in the history at Memorial of Caen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Museum of the Battle of Normandy.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Bonifacio to Bayeux in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In May, Bayeux is little chillier than Bonifacio - with highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tours.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, Airborne Museum, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Memorial de Caen
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour

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Tours

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedrale St-Gatien and Chateau de Langeais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tours: Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny), Chateau Royal D' Amboise (in Amboise) and Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Château de Villandry and contemplate the long history of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tours trip builder.

You can drive from Bayeux to Tours in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Tours, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Villandry, Chateau de Langeais
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Langeais ©
Chateau de Langeais
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien ©
Cathedrale Saint-Gatien

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day
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.
On the 28th (Mon), stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, then stroll through Île de la Cité, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online itinerary creator.

Take a train from Tours to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
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Jardin des Tuileries ©
Jardin des Tuileries
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

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