11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Strasbourg
— 1 night
Fly + Tram:  3 h
3
Lyon
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Marseille
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's still lots to do: visit Le Marais, stop by La Fromagerie, and make a trip to Shakespeare and Company Bookstore.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

1
night
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for gifts at L'ame du Savon d'Alep, stop by La Petite France, and then steep yourself in history at Fort de Mutzig.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. July in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Fort de Mutzig
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Fort de Mutzig ©
Fort de Mutzig
La Petite France ©
La Petite France
L'ame du Savon d'Alep ©
L'ame du Savon d'Alep

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and then walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lyon using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Strasbourg to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Lyon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

3
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get some cultural insight at Musee Granet and Fondation Vasarely. Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Pavillon de Vendome will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Aix-en-Provence (Cours Mirabeau, Paul Cezanne’s Studio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Atelier de Création - La Grande Savonnerie.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marseille travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stroll through Castel Plage, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and then make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Marseille in July: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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