Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

3-week France itinerary: your input is much appreciated

Jump to last reply

Hi everyone - we are off to France in June/July for three weeks. The flights are booked and we have a basic itinerary in mind. We're wondering if we should take a day out of Paris in the schedule below and add a day to Provence or leave it as-is. Your travel expertise is greatly appreciated.

Here's our itinerary:
Fly to Paris: 5.5 days (half day is the day we arrive at 9:30 am) including one day for Versailles. (Sunday through Friday).

Two days/two nights Loire: Take train to Tours early from Paris, pick up rental car and see the chateaux we're interested in. (Sat/Sun).

Drive to Dordogne: Three nights, two full days (canoe the river, see the caves.) (Mon, Tues, Wed.).

Drive to Provence (full day): 4 nights/3 days (Thurs thru Sunday) drop off car at end of stay here.

Train to Cote D'Azur: 3.5 days/ 4 nights (Mon - Thurs). Nice, Monaco, Cap d'Antibes, hill towns.

Fly home early next morning from Nice.

So what do you think? Many thanks!

25 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 White Christmas
  2. 2 Madrid: Atmospheric Old Taverns
  3. 3 Planning 18 day euro trip HELP
  4. 4 4-5 Days in Switzerland before Paris? Is Berne the place to go?
  5. 5 Gtg San Antonio
  6. 6 paris apartment opinion airbnb
  7. 7 Haarlem Holland - Hotels or B&Bs
  8. 8 Help with logistics of 2 days on the Rhine
  9. 9 Two weeks Verona, Bologna and Venice - time for other day trips?
  10. 10 What crazy coincidence or chance meeting have you had while traveling?
  11. 11 Trip Report Spain (Practical) Trip Report
  12. 12 Gift for French business associate
  13. 13 Wine tour from Verona?
  14. 14 Aix En Provence to Marsilles or Nice for a few days?
  15. 15 Trip Report Jamikins and Bikerscott Head Back to Le Marche
  16. 16 Are you following Scotland's upcoming vote on independence?
  17. 17 Trip Report Mr & Mrs Annhig go bummelling round Germany.
  18. 18 Hurtigruten Cruise excursions alternatives, coast of Norway
  19. 19 Can you be fined on the spot for falling off a scooter in Croatia
  20. 20 Rental car return -> Taxi at Barcelona Airport
  21. 21 1 week Tuscany in November
  22. 22 help- newbies to international travel- Italy logistics
  23. 23 Family of 4 considering living abroad for 1 or 2 years. Advice?
  24. 24 Madrid: Must Try Local Food & Drink
  25. 25 Has anyone used a Tour Guide in Sicily?
View next 25 » Back to the top