15 days in France Itinerary

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Le Faou
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Les Sables-d'Olonne
— 3 nights
Drive to La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Dordrecht


Etretat — 3 nights

Attractions like Falaises d'Etretat and Plage Du Tilleul make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Etretat: Pont de Brotonne (in Caudebec-en-Caux), Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) and Le Fleuve La Veules (in Veules-les-Roses). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, enjoy the sand and surf at Les Plages Etretat, admire the striking features of Palais Benedictine, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Etretat trip planner.

Dordrecht, The Netherlands to Etretat is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. July in Etretat sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Mont-Saint-Michel — 3 nights

Family-friendly places like Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal and Zoo de Champrepus will thrill your kids. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Granville (Musee Christian Dior & Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon) and Fougeres (Jardin Public & Chateau de Fougeres).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Etretat to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Le Faou.
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Le Faou — 1 night

On the 22nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Sauveur du Faou, examine the collection at Ancienne Abbaye de Landevennec, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere des Navires, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Notre Dame, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Daoulas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame de Rumengol.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Le Faou route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mont-Saint-Michel to Le Faou. In July in Le Faou, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Nantes.
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Nantes — 3 nights

Venice of the West

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Puy du Fou and Chateau de Tiffauges. Explore Nantes' surroundings by going to L’Etang Aujardiere (in Les Epesses) and Planete Sauvage (in Port-Saint-Pere). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, soothe aching muscles at O35, and admire the local landmark of Le Miroir d'Eau.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nantes online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Le Faou to Nantes. When traveling from Le Faou in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nantes, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Les Sables-d'Olonne.
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Les Sables-d'Olonne — 3 nights

Kids will enjoy Labyrinthe En Delire and Château de Talmont. Take a break from Les Sables-d'Olonne with a short trip to O'Gliss Park in Le Bernard, about 40 minutes away.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Les Sables-d'Olonne online day trip planner.

You can drive from Nantes to Les Sables-d'Olonne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Les Sables-d'Olonne are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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France travel guide

France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.