18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Merignac
— 5 nights
2
Bordeaux
— 2 nights
3
Versailles
— Few hours
4
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
— 1 night
5
Senlis
— 1 night
6
Meaux
— 1 night
7
Sceaux
— 3 nights
8
Paris
— 4 nights

5
nights
Merignac

Merignac ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merignac: Saint-Christoly-De-Blaye (Chateau Dubraud, Chateau Nodot, &more), Eglise Saint-Mathias De Barbezieux (in Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire) and Chapelle des Templiers (in Cressac-Saint-Genis).

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Merignac itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Sri Lanka, the closest major aiports are Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Bergerac-Roumanière Airport and La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Merignac

Parks · Fun & Games · Wineries

Side Trips

Saint-Christoly-De-Blaye, Montguyon, Race Rally 4x4, Eglise Saint-Mathias De Barbezieux, Maison de la Vigne et des Saveurs
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Tepacap Merignac ©
Tepacap Merignac
Chateau Dubraud ©
Chateau Dubraud
Conte & Filles ©
Conte & Filles

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Chocolaterie Bordeaux Maison Darricau depuis 1915 and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux road trip site.

Drive from Merignac to Bordeaux in 1.5 hours. In October in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

La Grande Dune du Pilat
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

few
hours
Versailles

Versailles
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Versailles online journey planner.

Traveling by train from Bordeaux to Versailles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Bordeaux in October, things will get slightly colder in Versailles: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

Things to do in Versailles

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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1
night
Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Saint-Germain-en-Laye ©
Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. On the 9th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Parc du Chateau de Saint-Germain and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de St-Germain.

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Saint-Germain-en-Laye is just a short distance from Versailles. In October, daytime highs in Saint-Germain-en-Laye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Senlis.

Things to do in Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Parks · Historic Sites
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Parc du Chateau de Saint-Germain ©
Parc du Chateau de Saint-Germain
Chateau de St-Germain ©
Chateau de St-Germain

1
night
Senlis

Senlis ©
On the 9th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Le Cachot.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Senlis online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Germain-en-Laye to Senlis takes 1.5 hours. October in Senlis sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Meaux.

Things to do in Senlis

Historic Sites
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Le Cachot ©
Le Cachot

1
night
Meaux

Meaux ©
Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. On the 10th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Etienne, look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Naturel du Patis, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Grande Guerre. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Aisne Marne American Cemetery, then look for gifts at La Petite Lucarne, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Brasserie de Meaux.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Meaux online tour planner.

You can drive from Senlis to Meaux in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sceaux.

Things to do in Meaux

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Aisne Marne American Cemetery
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Musee de la Grande Guerre ©
Musee de la Grande Guerre
Brasserie de Meaux ©
Brasserie de Meaux
Aisne Marne American Cemetery ©
Aisne Marne American Cemetery

3
nights
Sceaux

Sceaux ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): walk around Parc de Sceaux. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Foret Domaniale de Meudon, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then walk around Domaine de Sceaux.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sceaux trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Meaux to Sceaux in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Sceaux

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Foret Domaniale de Meudon, Cimetiere Parisien de Bagneux, Roseraie de L'Haÿ
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Roseraie de L'Haÿ ©
Roseraie de L'Haÿ
Parc de Sceaux ©
Parc de Sceaux
Room Escape Games

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris trip website.

Traveling by car from Sceaux to Paris takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower