17 days in France, Berlin & Munich Itinerary

17 days in France, Berlin & Munich Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
3
Chenonceaux, France
— 2 nights
4
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, take a stroll through Mitte, then get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. On your second day here, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and finally see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Berlin.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Berlin holiday planner.

Phoenix, USA to Berlin is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Berlin is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears
Gemaldegalerie ©
Gemaldegalerie
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of St Peter's and Frauenkirche. BMW Welt and Lenbachhaus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Regensburg (Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg & Old Town). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, see the interesting displays at BMW Headquarters, and pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich road trip planning app.

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November in Munich, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 34°F at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chenonceaux.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Regensburg
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Cathedral of St Peter's ©
Cathedral of St Peter's
Old Town ©
Old Town
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

2
nights
Chenonceaux, France

Chenonceaux ©
Situated in the valley of the river Cher within the tributary of the Loire, Chenonceaux has a unique location in the Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, then take a stroll through Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Collegiate Church of St John the Baptist, and finally step into the grandiose world of chateau Montpoupon. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee du Sucre d’Art, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Valencay, then examine the collection at Le Jardin du Tisserand, and finally take a stroll through Cite Medievale.

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You can drive from Munich to Chenonceaux in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Munich in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 41°F in Chenonceaux. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Chenonceaux

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Valencay, Le Jardin du Tisserand, chateau Montpoupon, Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable, Cite Medievale
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Chateau de Valencay ©
Chateau de Valencay
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Le Jardin du Tisserand ©
Le Jardin du Tisserand

2
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 18th (Wed), witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial, and finally learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux, take in the history at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, then make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, then explore the world behind art at Musee Baron Gerard, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bayeux trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Chenonceaux to Bayeux by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach
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Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie ©

3
nights
Paris, France

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Petit Palais and Historial Jeanne d’Arc. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Rouen (Rue du Gros-Horloge, Gros-Horloge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, The Trianons & The Hamlet
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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