France, a romantic country with assorted fine arts, architectural buildings, tremendous gastronomy, and fine wine, attracts a lot of people around the world every year. Paris, the capital city allures the countless travelers to visit France, that what makes it one of the most popular destinations in Europe. When it comes to making the best itinerary, it becomes quite a challenge to make an itinerary suiting your travel requirements. Follow this France itinerary if you want to explore beyond Paris and France Travel Agents add value to your trip.
This France itinerary focuses more on getting you out of the paradise of Paris and let you explore the other incredible parts of France. A continuous and careful read would lead you to the fact that it covers just about everything that the country has to offer. Needless to say, you will get the best of both worlds by bringing together the beauty of the country and how to make the most of your holiday time.
The journey to France starts with Paris city and ends up with the same capital city. The chief reason for this is Paris being a real hub for air and trail, which keeps it simple and easy to travel around the country. It is known as the city of lights, great architectural design and, of course, great gastronomy. A trip to Paris would continue to mesmerize you for the next 2 days with its majestic beauty and this is not it, you will be surprised to see the things that you haven’t imagined.
The second part of the journey would begin with the impeccable beauty of castles during the Loire Valley tour. It is a self-guided tour that stands you a chance to explore the architectural beauty of the main castles in France.
Discover the art of incredible stained glass windows with Notre Dame Cathedral tour offering French Gothic architecture.
Appreciate the world’s largest art museum has a great display of the Nation's masterpieces, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and Venus de Milo to name a few. Spend the first quarter of your day here and head out for the Palace of Versailles in the second quarter.
Enjoy a visit to the Musical Garden shows.
Visit the places Hall of Mirrors and Tuileries Garden.
Visit the world’s largest art museum - the Louvre.
Trip At A Glance:
Day 1: Arrival in Paris
Day 2: Explore the rest of the places in Paris
Day 3: Loire Valley
Day 4: Palace of Versailles and Picasso Museum
Day 5: Departure
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A beautiful journey to the romantic city begins early in the morning giving you the entire day to explore the best bits of the country. After you check-in, take your breakfast at the hotel (depending upon your package) and leave for the day to traverse the best places to see in Paris:
Notre Dame Cathedral - if you are a big admirer of French Gothic architecture, Notre Dame Cathedral is a perfect kick-starter to your journey. Famous for its incredible stained glass windows, it simply gives breathtaking views as you enter the place. Spend a few hours here exploring and admiring the beauty of the art and spectacular views.
Arc Du Triomphe - once you have explored the Notre Dame Cathedral, time to take a walk around the famous Champ Elysees to best experience the views of the staggering arch. Made in the names of French soldiers, it is a must-visit place to give honor to the brave warfighter who contribute a lot in a war. The time is moving slowly and swiftly towards part of the day when lights seem to be dimmed and the Eiffel tower contributes to lightening up the city.
Eiffel Tower - a perfect place to visit in the evening as the entire tower is lit with thousands of lights. The best time to visit the Eiffel tower is both daytime and nighttime but to get the most of your visit, most of the France Travel Agents recommend night time or evening time when it appears as a golden building.
Sign off from the first day trip with a delightful meal and rest in your hotel room.
Get up early in the morning and leave for the buffet area to grab a bite. When done with your morning meal, leave for the following places:
The Louvre - the world’s largest art museum has a great display of the Nation's masterpieces, including Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and Venus de Milo to name a few. Spend the first quarter of your day here and head out for the Palace of Versailles in the second quarter.
Palace of Versailles - once home to Louis XVI deserves a visit when on France tour. This grand chateau offers spectacular views from inside and outside. Grab a bite in the middle of your trip and proceed further to Montmartre & Sacre Coeur in the last segment of your day tour.
Montmartre & Sacre Coeur - best known for notorious nightlife, this place is perfect to visit when you are at the verge of wrapping your day. Before you head out, make sure to visit the most notable structure, Sacre Coeur Basilica and a few views of the Basilica.
Make a visit to all the top attractions in Paris is an ideal way to call off your second day of France tours.
You have reached the third day of the tour and most of the Luxury France Tours Agent recommend visiting Loire Valley, which is believed to be the most beautiful place in France. Wake up early in the morning to be able to invest a full-day tour to the valley. This 12-hr day tour with an audio guide gives you the opportunity to discover three main castles in France. Loire Valley tour is a delightful trip if you want to get into the history of France. See the following places before you step towards your hotel:
Chateau Chambord - one of the biggest and the most famous chateau in the Loire Valley deserve a visit during your France tours. This chateau displays the beauty of renaissance architecture.
Ainay-le-Vieil Chateau & Gardens - having impeccable series of rooms with unique theme what makes it apart from other gardens in France.
Get back to your hotel in the evening and get your hands on some scrumptious cuisines of France.
This is the last day of your tour so make sure to sign off your trip with the two most-visited places in France - Palace of Versailles and Picasso Museum. Start your trip with the palace that opens at 9 in the morning. The palace welcomes the visitor with some soft music that plays in the gardens, which is why it is known as Musical Gardens. Enjoy half of your day in doing the following things:
Enjoy the exclusive Garden shows.
Visit the places Hall of Mirrors, Musee d Orsay, and Tuileries Garden.
The second half of the day is reserved for visiting the famous museum in the city - the Picasso Museum. This museum offers an overview of the life of Picasso. This place is worth a visit if you are a true fan of art.
A visit to these places is a perfect way to say goodbye to the city of art, and romance.
Get up early in the morning and buy some souvenirs for your friends and leave for the airport.
Hope you like this France itinerary that happens to be recommended by the France Travel Agents for those who travel alone.