16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly:  6 h
1
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Nantes
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Bordeaux
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Lyon
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice and Tourrettes-sur-Loup. Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, get outside with Promenade du Paillon, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice day trip app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Nice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Nice at 28°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Tourrettes-sur-Loup
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Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice
Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate

4
nights
Nantes

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul and Chateau de Tiffauges. Your inner history buff will appreciate Embarcadere de l'Abbaye and Chateau de Serrant. Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: Chateau de Clisson (in Clisson), Abbaye de Maillezais (in Maillezais) and Carmel of Lucon (in Lucon). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers ouvert, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Vincent, and examine the collection at Musee d'histoire naturelle de Nantes.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nantes travel planning tool.

You can fly from Nice to Nantes in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in June, Nantes is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Maillezais, Chateau de Clisson, Chateau de Tiffauges, Chateau d'Angers ouvert, Carmel of Lucon
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Chateau de Tiffauges ©
Chateau de Tiffauges
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye ©
Embarcadere de l'Abbaye
Abbaye de Maillezais ©
Abbaye de Maillezais

4
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Andre Cathedral and Chateau Pape Clement. Get some historical perspective at La Fleche Saint-Michel and Prieure de Cayac. The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas, get your game on at Virtual Room Bordeaux, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Public.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bordeaux trip planning website.

Getting from Nantes to Bordeaux by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
La Fleche Saint-Michel ©
La Fleche Saint-Michel
Chateau Pape Clement ©
Chateau Pape Clement

4
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fourviere Hill and Abbaye Saint-Philibert. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste and Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Chateau de Cormatin (in Cormatin), Eglise Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais (in Ozenay) and Eglise de Saint Albain (in Saint-Albain). There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get your game on at SENSAS Lyon, stop by The Presqu'ile, and examine the collection at Institut & Musee Lumiere.

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

Fly from Bordeaux to Lyon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Eglise de Saint Albain, Chateau de Cormatin, Eglise Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais, Abbaye Saint-Philibert
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Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Chateau de Cormatin ©
Chateau de Cormatin
Abbaye Saint-Philibert ©
Abbaye Saint-Philibert

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