13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Paris
— 3 nights
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Reims
— 2 nights
3
Angers
— 1 night
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
5
Hermival-les-Vaux
— 1 night
6
Honfleur
— 4 nights

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3
nights
Paris

Paris ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Petit Palais and Memorial De La Shoah. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris driving holiday planner.

Charleston, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Charleston to Paris due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charleston in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 70°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Reims.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Reims

Reims ©

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 10th (Fri), do a tasting at Champagne Taittinger, then admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Remi, then learn about winemaking at Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin, and finally do a tasting at La Maison Mumm. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Budding, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame, then learn about winemaking at Moet et Chandon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue de Champagne, and finally do a tasting at Champagne Janisson Baradon et Fils.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Reims trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Paris to Reims in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in September, Reims is little chillier at night with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Angers.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Moet et Chandon ©
Moet et Chandon
Basilique Saint-Remi ©
Basilique Saint-Remi
Avenue de Champagne
Avenue de Champagne

1
night
Angers

Angers

City of Flowers

Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Angers ouvert.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Angers trip planner.

Drive from Reims to Angers in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Angers are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Angers

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, then contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel day trip app.

You can drive from Angers to Mont-Saint-Michel in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hermival-les-Vaux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel ©
Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel

1
night
Hermival-les-Vaux

Hermival-les-Vaux ©
On the 14th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cerza, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie Busnel, and then do a tasting at Le Lieu Cheri.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hermival-les-Vaux planner.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Hermival-les-Vaux in 2.5 hours. In September in Hermival-les-Vaux, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Hermival-les-Vaux

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

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Distillerie Busnel ©
Distillerie Busnel
Le Lieu Cheri ©
Le Lieu Cheri

4
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Normandy American Cemetery and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Let the collections at Musee du debarquement and Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Juno Beach Centre (in Courseulles-sur-Mer), Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer (Omaha Beach & Omaha Beach Memorial Museum) and Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer (in Longues-sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame de Grace, and steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour.

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Traveling by car from Hermival-les-Vaux to Honfleur takes an hour. September in Honfleur sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer ©
Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer

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