21 days in Paris, Nice & Marseille Itinerary

21 days in Paris, Nice & Marseille Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France visit planner

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Paris
— 7 nights
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Nice
— 6 nights
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Marseille
— 7 nights
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Paris

— 7 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Riviera Bar Crawl Paris. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Paris. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 22:

Nice

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay), Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Forcerie Vial (in Tanneron). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 28:

Marseille

— 7 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Trolib (in Cassis), Avignon (Wine Tours & Tastings, Pont d'Avignon, &more) and Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio, Musee Granet, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, see majestic marine mammals with Decouverte du Vivant, make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and look for gifts at La Chocolaterie Marseillaise.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Marseille trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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