14 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

14 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
4
Nice, France
— 2 nights
5
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New York City, United States

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.
Visit Champs-Elysees and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris for their historical value. Get outdoors at Seine River and Ile Saint-Louis. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, make a trip to Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Lyon, France

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 22nd (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon tour planner .

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

3
nights
Marseille, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip builder .

Take a train from Lyon to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Marseille sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Calanques, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

2
nights
Nice, France

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 25th (Thu): contemplate the long history of St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, kick back and relax at Castel Plage, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Marineland.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip site .

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Marineland
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Marineland ©
Marineland

3
nights
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Get in touch with nature at Exotic Garden (Jardin Exotique) and Larvotto Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prince's Palace and Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. It doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Le Metropole Shopping Center.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Monte-Carlo road trip planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a stone's throw from Nice. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Prince's Palace
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Larvotto Beach ©
Larvotto Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM KUWAIT August, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Paris BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM JORDAN September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Paris BY A USER FROM TUNISIA August, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in France, Geneva & Vienna BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in France & Bruges BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Belgium & Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in Paris BY A USER FROM EGYPT August, outdoors, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans