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 see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lourmarin travel itinerary planner.

Spokane, USA to Lourmarin is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) 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 Outdoors Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, and then don't miss a visit to Hôtel de Caumont.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

Drive from Lourmarin to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can 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

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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 Ancien Ermitage de la Trinite. Go for a jaunt from Bonifacio to Porto-Vecchio to see Plage de Palombaggia about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel, don't miss a visit to Phare de Pertusato, stroll through Santa Giulia Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Iles Lavezzi.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio vacation planner.

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, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pointe du Hoc and La Maison du Biscuit. When in Bayeux, make a side trip to see Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial of Caen, contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, and admire the striking features of Notre Dame Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Bayeux travel itinerary creator.

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. Traveling from Bonifacio in May, things will get little chillier in Bayeux: highs are around 62°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tours.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

La Maison du Biscuit, Airborne Museum, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedrale St-Gatien and Chateau de Langeais. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around 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.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tours trip builder.

Drive from Bayeux to Tours in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Tours sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Villandry, Chateau Royal d'Amboise
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris online itinerary creator.

Traveling by train from Tours to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish 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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Food Tours
Jardin des Tuileries ©
Jardin des Tuileries
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

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