10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France planner

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Paris
— 5 nights
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Nice
— 3 nights
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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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, enjoy the dining and entertainment at Moulin Rouge, see a show at Palais Garnier, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris travel route builder tool.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Hanoi to Paris, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Museums

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Nice

— 3 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.
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, then contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, and finally make a trip to Place Massena. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and finally examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nice day trip planning site.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 58°F and 45°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

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France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.