11-Day France Road Trip from Pau to Lourdes, Bordeaux, Blois & Paris

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Starts in
Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Ends in
Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
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11 days & 10 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 11-day road trip through France.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in France. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Pau, Lourdes, Bordeaux, Blois, Paris, Beaune, Narbonne, and Carcassonne.

We'll help you experience the best 11 days in France you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in France at Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in France, including the stunning Parc Beaumont and place Clemenceau.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Pau, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Hotel Kyriad Prestige Pau - Zenith - Palais des Sports. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Hotel Parc Beaumont Pau - MGallery Collection. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star All Suites Appart Hotel Pau. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Funicular in the city of Pau. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing La Foret des Vert'tiges and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pau.

From the spectacular Foret Domaniale de Bastard in the city of Pau to the unforgettable Grottes de Bétharram in the city of Lourdes, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through France.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in France. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through France.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in France, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything France has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of France. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 10 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 10 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in France extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

The best services in France fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in France today!

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Included

10 nights hotel
Breakfast
11 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Pau - city in FrancePau
Bordeaux - city in FranceBordeaux
Argelès-Gazost - city in FranceArgelès-Gazost
Blois - city in FranceBlois
Blois - city in FranceBlois
Paris - city in FranceParis
Beaune - city in FranceBeaune
Narbonne - city in FranceNarbonne
Lyon - city in FranceLyon
Carcassonne - city in FranceCarcassonne

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Attractions

Parc BeaumontParc Beaumont
Place ClemenceauPlace Clemenceau
FunicularFunicular
Grottes de Bétharram, Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre, Argelès-Gazost, Hautes Pyrenees, Occitania, Metropolitan France, FranceGrottes de Bétharram
Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Lourdes, Argelès-Gazost, Hautes Pyrenees, Occitania, Metropolitan France, FranceBasilica of Our Lady of the Rosary
Animal Park of the Pyrenees
Jardin PublicJardin Public
Monument aux GirondinsMonument aux Girondins
Place de la BoursePlace de la Bourse
Le miroir d'eau, Bordeaux Centre, Bordeaux, Gironde, New Aquitaine, Metropolitan France, FranceMiroir d'eau
Château Royal de BloisChâteau Royal de Blois
Château de ChambordChâteau de Chambord
Château de Chaumont, Chaumont-sur-Loire, Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Loire Valley, Metropolitan France, FranceChâteau de Chaumont
International Gardens Festival Of Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire, Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Loire Valley, Metropolitan France, FranceDomaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
Château de ChevernyChâteau de Cheverny
Château de VillesavinChâteau de Villesavin
Champ de Mars, Quartier du Gros-Caillou, 7th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceChamp de Mars
Eiffel TowerEiffel Tower
Arc de TriompheArc de Triomphe
Pont Alexandre IIIPont Alexandre III
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Quartier Les Îles, 4th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceCathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
La Villette, Quartier du Pont-de-Flandre, 19th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceLa Villette
Jardin des PlantesJardin des Plantes
PanthéonPanthéon
Luxembourg Gardens, Quartier de l'Odéon, 6th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceLuxembourg Gardens
The Centre PompidouThe Centre Pompidou
Palais Garnier, Quartier de la Chaussée-d'Antin, 9th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FrancePalais Garnier
Place de la ConcordePlace de la Concorde
Tuileries GardenTuileries Garden
Musée d'Orsay, Quartier Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin, 7th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceMusée d'Orsay
Sainte-ChapelleSainte-Chapelle
Pyramide du LouvreLouvre Pyramid
Louvre MuseumLouvre Museum
Wood of Vincennes, Quartier de Picpus, 12th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, FranceVincennes Woods
Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon 6e Arrondissement, Lyon, Métropole de Lyon, Departemental constituency of Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Metropolitan France, FranceParc de la Tête d'Or
Fresque des LyonnaisFresque des Lyonnais
Place BellecourPlace Bellecour
Cité de CarcassonneCité de Carcassonne
Church of Saints Nazaire and Celse
Proche cité
Château Comtal, Carcassonne, Aude, Occitania, Metropolitan France, FranceChâteau Comtal
La Foret des Vert'tiges
Musée des Beaux-Arts de PauMusée des Beaux-Arts de Pau
Foret Domaniale de Bastard

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Feb 9 - Feb 19

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Day 1

Day 1 in Pau - Arrival Day

  • Pau - Arrival Day
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  • Parc Beaumont
  • Place Clemenceau
  • Funicular
  • More

Your amazing road trip adventure in France begins when you reach the incredible city of Pau. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Pau is the Hotel Parc Beaumont Pau - MGallery Collection. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 305 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Hotel Kyriad Prestige Pau - Zenith - Palais des Sports. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 610 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Pau is the All Suites Appart Hotel Pau. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 967 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Pau, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Pau has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Parc Beaumont. This attraction is a green space and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,823 visitors.

Place Clemenceau is another popular attraction in the city of Pau. This unforgettable attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,362 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Pau is Funicular. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 890 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Pau, L'Opéra. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 537 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Pau is Le Garage. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,953 customers.

Locals recommend Le Berry as one of the best restaurants in the city of Pau. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,274 customers.

Pau also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Pau is Le Garage. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,953 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Pau is The Galway. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 731 customers.

Locals also enjoy Au Fût et à mesure. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 585 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 11-day vacation in France!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Lourdes and Bordeaux

  • Bordeaux
  • Argelès-Gazost
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  • Grottes de Bétharram
  • Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary
  • Animal Park of the Pyrenees
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip through France gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Grottes de Bétharram, Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Animal Park of the Pyrenees, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Lourdes is the amazing Grottes de Bétharram. This attraction is a show cave that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,262 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible church, Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6,163 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Animal Park of the Pyrenees. This popular zoo and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,169 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Lourdes by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of France’s best spots. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in France. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Bordeaux, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Bordeaux is the 4-star Novotel Bordeaux Lac. This hotel has an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 1,259 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel InterContinental Bordeaux - Le Grand Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Bordeaux. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,041 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Ibis Bordeaux Centre Meriadeck. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 3,088 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try suzzi, one of the best restaurants in the city of Bordeaux. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

Locals also recommend suzzi as one of the best restaurants in the city of Bordeaux. Suzzi is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Bordeaux is Symbiose. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 896 customers.

After dinner, visit Symbiose, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Bordeaux. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 896 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Symbiose. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 896 customers.

Alternatively, The Connemara is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Bordeaux. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,896 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through France!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Bordeaux and Blois

  • Blois
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  • Jardin Public
  • Monument aux Girondins
  • Place de la Bourse
  • Miroir d'eau
  • Château Royal de Blois
  • More

Day 3 of your road trip through France gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll decide how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Jardin Public, Monument aux Girondins, Place de la Bourse, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Bordeaux is the amazing Jardin Public. This attraction is an urban park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 11,245 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Monument aux Girondins. This column and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,219 visitors.

Place de la Bourse is another popular attraction you can explore in the city of Bordeaux. This well-known attraction, a spectacular square, has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from over 14,010 reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Bordeaux is Miroir d'eau. This attraction is an amazing reflecting pool and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,709 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Bordeaux is another excellent way to spend your new day in France. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of France’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to France’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of France’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Château Royal de Blois in the city of arrondissement of Blois for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a château and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,926 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Blois.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Blois is the 3-star hotel Hotel ibis Angers Centre Chateau. This hotel has an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 553 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel BEST WESTERN Hotel d'Anjou is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Blois. This hotel is rated an average of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 449 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 4-star hotel Mercure Angers Lac de Maine. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 406 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Cote Loire Auberge Ligerienne, one of the best restaurants in the city of Blois. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 160 customers.

Locals also recommend Cote Loire Auberge Ligerienne as one of the best restaurants in the city of Blois. Cote Loire Auberge Ligerienne is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 160 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Blois

  • Blois
  • Blois
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  • Château de Chambord
  • Château de Chaumont
  • Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
  • Château de Cheverny
  • Château de Villesavin
  • More

On day 4 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of arrondissement of Blois. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Château de Chambord, Château de Chaumont, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of arrondissement of Blois is Château de Chambord. This incredible attraction is a château and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,219 visitors.

Château de Chaumont is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of arrondissement of Blois. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,761 visitors. Château de Chaumont attracts about 513,000 travelers annually.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of arrondissement of Blois is Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire. This amazing attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,123 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Château de Cheverny. This château and place of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,031 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Château de Villesavin. This château is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,184 visitors.

To do something one-of-a-kind today, you can join a popular tour. Check out all the fun and eye-opening experiences you can try out in France to make your travel experience in the country more memorable.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Blois.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Paris

  • Paris
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  • Champ de Mars
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Pont Alexandre III
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
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You’ll begin today’s adventure with a drive to Paris, where you can access the best hotels and places to stay. In Paris, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to check out interesting attractions, eat at popular restaurants and bars, and discover the locals’ way of life.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Paris is the 4-star Crowne Plaza Paris - Republique. This hotel offers plenty of functional amenities and has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 1,356 guests.

If you’d rather stay at the best 5-star hotel in Paris, we recommend Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris. This luxurious hotel promises guests a pleasant stay in the city and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 874 guests.

A top-rated budget hotel popular among travelers in Paris is the 3-star Hotel ibis Paris 17 Clichy-Batignolles. This hotel is a practical place to stay in the city, with an average rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars by 3,641 guests.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a new destination as lovely as Paris. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, take this chance to visit local-favorite sights, such as the wonderful Champ de Mars. This attraction is a lattice tower that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 322,389 visitors. Over 6,207,303 people visit Eiffel Tower annually.

You could also stop at the incredible Eiffel Tower. This attraction, a beloved lattice tower, has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 322,389 visitors. Eiffel Tower welcomes around 6,207,303 yearly visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Paris is the stunning Arc de Triomphe. This triumphal arch and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 193,235 visitors.

When you’re done exploring, have dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Restaurant Guy Savoy. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,143 customers.

Locals also recommend Restaurant Guy Savoy, another one of the best restaurants in Paris. Restaurant Guy Savoy is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,143 customers.

Another restaurant you can check out in Paris is Le Bistrot Du Perigord. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 584 customers and is a great place to enjoy a lovely meal.

After dinner, visit Le Calbar to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Paris, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 775 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Le Calbar. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. ]Le Calbar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 775 customers.

Le Train Bleu is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,110 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Paris

  • Paris
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  • La Villette
  • Jardin des Plantes
  • Panthéon
  • Luxembourg Gardens
  • The Centre Pompidou
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On day 6 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Paris. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible La Villette, Jardin des Plantes, Panthéon, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Paris is La Villette. This incredible attraction is a commune of france and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 56,497 visitors.

Jardin des Plantes is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Paris. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 40,461 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Paris is Panthéon. This amazing attraction is a mausoleum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 43,649 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Luxembourg Gardens. This urban park and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 94,043 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic The Centre Pompidou. This art museum is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 55,213 visitors. The Centre Pompidou hosts around 3,273,867 visitors annually, so be sure to stop at this attraction so you won't miss out!

To do something one-of-a-kind today, you can join a popular tour. Check out all the fun and eye-opening experiences you can try out in France to make your travel experience in the country more memorable.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Paris.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Paris, like Le Train Bleu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,110 customers.

Le Train Bleu is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Paris. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,110 customers.

Locals enjoy The Bombardier, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Paris. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,775 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Paris, The Bombardier. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,775 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like The Bombardier. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,775 customers.

Harry's New York Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Paris. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,751 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through France!

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Day 7

Day 7 in Paris

  • Paris
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  • Palais Garnier
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Tuileries Garden
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • More

On day 7 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Paris. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Palais Garnier, Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Garden, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Paris is Palais Garnier. This incredible attraction is an opera house and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 34,053 visitors.

Place de la Concorde is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Paris. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 54,229 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Paris is Tuileries Garden. This amazing attraction is a garden and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 92,172 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Musée d'Orsay. This art museum and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 71,115 visitors. Each year, approximately 3,651,616 people come to this outstanding attraction to enhance their travel experience in Paris.

To do something one-of-a-kind today, you can join a popular tour. Check out all the fun and eye-opening experiences you can try out in France to make your travel experience in the country more memorable.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Paris.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Paris, like Le Petit Châtelet. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,057 customers.

Le Petit Châtelet is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Paris. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,057 customers.

Locals enjoy Les Fous de l'Île, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Paris. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Paris, The Highlander. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,285 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like The Highlander. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,285 customers.

Velvet Bar Paris is another of the best bars in the city of Paris. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,018 customers.

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Day 8

Day 8 in Paris and Beaune

  • Beaune
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  • Sainte-Chapelle
  • Louvre Pyramid
  • Louvre Museum
  • Vincennes Woods
  • More

Day 8 of your road trip through France gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Sainte-Chapelle, Louvre Pyramid, Louvre Museum, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Paris is the amazing Sainte-Chapelle. This attraction is a chapel that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 32,376 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible pyramid, Louvre Pyramid. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 63,368 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Louvre Museum. This popular art museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 260,788 visitors.

The spectacular Vincennes Woods is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Paris today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 35,777 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Paris by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of France’s best spots. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in France. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Beaune, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Beaune is the 4-star Crowne Plaza Paris - Republique. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,356 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Beaune. This hotel is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 874 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel ibis Paris 17 Clichy-Batignolles. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars by 3,641 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Le Bout du Monde, one of the best restaurants in the city of Beaune. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 343 customers.

Locals also recommend Le Bistrot du Coin as one of the best restaurants in the city of Beaune. Le Bistrot du Coin is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 109 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Beaune is Le Rest O Bar. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 101 customers.

After dinner, visit Le Bout du Monde, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Beaune. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 343 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Barbizier. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 141 customers.

Alternatively, Le Bistrot du Coin is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Beaune. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 109 customers.

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Day 9

Day 9 in Metropolis of Lyon and Narbonne

  • Narbonne
  • Lyon
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  • Parc de la Tête d'Or
  • Fresque des Lyonnais
  • Place Bellecour
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You’ll begin today’s adventure with a drive to Metropolis of Lyon, where you can access the best hotels and places to stay. In Metropolis of Lyon, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to check out interesting attractions, eat at popular restaurants and bars, and discover the locals’ way of life.

One of the best hotel options in the region of Metropolis of Lyon is the 3-star Ibis Poitiers Sud. This hotel offers plenty of functional amenities and has an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from 643 guests.

A top-rated budget hotel popular among travelers in Metropolis of Lyon is the 3-star Hotel ibis Poitiers Centre. This hotel is a practical place to stay in the region, with an average rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars by 489 guests.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a new destination as lovely as Metropolis of Lyon. When you’re eager to explore the region and nearby areas, take this chance to visit local-favorite sights, such as the wonderful Fresque des Lyonnais. This attraction is a square that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 20,560 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Place Bellecour. This attraction, a beloved square, has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 20,560 visitors.

When you’re done exploring, have dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Les Halles de Narbonne. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 13,657 customers.

After dinner, visit Les Halles de Narbonne to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Metropolis of Lyon, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,657 customers. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Carcassonne and Pau

  • Pau
  • Carcassonne
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  • Cité de Carcassonne
  • Church of Saints Nazaire and Celse
  • Proche cité
  • Château Comtal
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Day 10 of your road trip through France gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Cité de Carcassonne, Church of Saints Nazaire and Celse, proche cité, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Carcassonne is the amazing Cité de Carcassonne. This attraction is a fortress that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 68,451 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible church, Church of Saints Nazaire and Celse. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,143 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding proche cité. This travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,102 visitors.

The spectacular Château Comtal is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Carcassonne today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,155 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Carcassonne by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of France’s best spots. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in France. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Pau, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Pau is the 4-star Hotel Kyriad Prestige Pau - Zenith - Palais des Sports. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 610 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Parc Beaumont Pau - MGallery Collection is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Pau. This hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 305 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star All Suites Appart Hotel Pau. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 967 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurant Cotes & Mer, one of the best restaurants in the city of Pau. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 835 customers.

Locals also recommend Ô PETIT PAÙ as one of the best restaurants in the city of Pau. Ô PETIT PAÙ is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 570 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Pau is Le Poulet à 3 Pattes. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

After dinner, visit Snug, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Pau. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 306 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like New Red Lion. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 493 customers.

Alternatively, V and B Pau is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Pau. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 224 customers.

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Day 11

Day 11 in Pau - Departure Day

  • Pau - Departure Day
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  • La Foret des Vert'tiges
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pau
  • Foret Domaniale de Bastard
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Day 11 of your road trip in France is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Pau before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

La Foret des Vert'tiges is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Pau. This amusement park and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 548 visitors.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pau art museum is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 476 reviews.

You can also stop at Foret Domaniale de Bastard park to capture the beauty and wonder of Pau one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 338 travelers.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Pau before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Pau at Au Fût et à mesure before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 585 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Restaurant Le SUD for your last chance at a meal in the city of Pau. The Restaurant Le SUD restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 512 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Le Dauphin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 510 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to France and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in France!

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