7 days in France Itinerary

7 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Paris
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
2
Versailles
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Cheverny
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Bordeaux
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h
End: Denver

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. On your second day here, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Paris. Traveling from Denver in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paris, with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Versailles.

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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Versailles trip planning site.

Versailles is just a stone's throw from Paris. In May, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cheverny.

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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Cheverny

Cheverny ©
Cheverny is a commune in the French department of Loir-et-Cher.It lies in the Loire Valley, about 10km southeast of Blois.SightsThe commune is the site of the Château de Cheverny. On the 11th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mairie, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Cheverny travel planner.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Cheverny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Cheverny

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chambord
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Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Mairie ©
Mairie

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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 12th (Sat): make a trip to Place de la Bourse.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cheverny to Bordeaux in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bordeaux when traveling from Cheverny in May, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse

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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.
On the 13th (Sun), examine the collection at Palais Lascaris, stop by Vieille Ville, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in Nice, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice

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