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Embarking on a 10-day journey through France is the best way to discover the wide variety of natural landscapes, architectural wonders, gastronomic delights, and everything that makes this country one of the world's top destinations. Soak in the relaxed atmosphere of the French Riviera, embark on a thrilling adventure by circumnavigating Mont Blanc, and discover the most iconic architectural wonders of the country, from the lavish Palace of Versailles to the romantic châteaux of the Loire Valley. If you cannot get enough of the multifaceted beauty of France, our 10-day itineraries are designed to satisfy your desire for exploration.

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9 days in France: Wonderful France

View of the Basilica of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Loudes in France.
Discover divine serenity at the Basilica of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes in France, a sacred haven of faith and spiritual reflection.
Day 1  Start your 9 days in France in the romantic and sophisticated atmosphere of Paris.
Day 2 Continue your exploration of the city in the Latin Quarter, and experience the pageantry of a traditional Parisian Cabaret.
Day 3 Journey through the picturesque Burgundy wine region up to Lyon, where you will stay for the night.
Day 4 Head South along the Rhône Valley, taking in Aix-en-Provence's charm and Monaco's glamor.
Day 5 Take advantage of the two free days on the French Riviera to relax and recharge.
Day 6 Arrive in the glamorous Saint-Tropez by boat, then proceed to the ancient city of Avignon, the former seat of the Papacy.
Day 7 Discover the ancient history of the Pont du Gard and the Arènes d'Arles and explore the Camargue region.
Day 8 Return to Paris by high-speed train.
Day 9 Say goodbye to the country, but not before savoring an authentic French breakfast.

Discover the wonders of France with our 9 days in France itinerary starting and ending in Paris. This trip offers the perfect blend of cultural exploration, immersion in nature, and relaxation. Unique highlights of the Wonderful France tour include arriving by boat in Saint-Tropez, chasing sunsets in Monaco, connecting with locals for a Camargue-inspired lunch, and tracing Van Gogh's footsteps in Arles. Not to be missed is the opportunity to sample traditional French delights in Lyon, and to relish in the sophisticated Parisian atmosphere in front of the Louvre Pyramid. See all 9-day itineraries in France.

10 days in France: Mont Blanc Encompassed

Man ascending Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) summit on their trip to France.
Embark on an exhilarating journey as you ascend Mont Blanc's majestic summit, capturing breathtaking views on your unforgettable trip to France.
Day 1 Follow the guide’s briefing in Les Houches, and then start walking to the Miage domes.
Day 2 Traverse the "Bonhomme" mountain passage and enjoy the hospitality of an authentic Alpine hut.
Day 3 Journey through the City of the Glaciers and ascend to the Seigne passage.
Day 4 Revel in the beauty of the Italian side of Mont Blanc, before reaching the charming town of Courmayeur.
Day 5 Cross the high mountain pastures of Arminal, Malatra, and Arnuva, to the Elena refuge.
Day 6 Journey towards the Grand Col Ferret, and end the day in the picturesque village of La Fouly.
Day 7 Reach the lake town of Champex by bus, then walk to Trient.
Day 8 Admire the stunning beauty of Glacier du Trient and Glacier des Grands.
Day 9 Hike from Tre le Champ to Lac Blanc. 
Day 10  Arrive in Chamonix, where your 10-day in France itinerary ends.

Embark on an unforgettable 10-day trek through the breathtaking landscapes of France, Italy, and Switzerland. Marvel at iconic glaciers, charming villages, and stunning alpine meadows while circumnavigating some of the highest peaks of the “Old Continent”. End the day with a warm soup in an authentic Alpine hut and debrief the highlights of the day with your fellow hikers. An unmissable experience for all adventure lovers, who will be able to discover a lesser-known side of France while challenging their mental and physical limits. Browse through our 10-day tours in France and find the one that best suits your needs and desires.

12 days in France: France Magnifique

The The Hall of Mirrors of the Royal Palace of Versailles on France tour.
The Hall of Mirrors, a dazzling masterpiece of royal grandeur, reflects the splendor of French history and art, making Versailles the perfect French destination.
Day 1 Arrive in Paris and get ready to begin your journey among the country's most celebrated natural and artistic wonders.
Day 2 Begin the tour in the royal town of Versailles.
Day 3 Embark on a guided exploration of the Palace of Versailles and its lush gardens.
Day 4 Visit Monet's countryside home in Giverny, then traverse the lush pasturelands of Normandy to the city of Caen.
Day 5 Devote the day to exploring the main D-Day landing sites, from Omaha Beach to Utah Beach, Juno Beach, and the village of Sainte Mère Eglise.
Day 6 Travel to picturesque Saint-Malo, Brittany's most renowned coastal village.
Day 7 Take a day trip to the Abbey of Mont St. Michel, perched on the border between Normandy and Brittany, and then head back to Saint-Malo for the night.
Day 8 Head south to the Loire Valley, wonder at its fairytale-like châteaux and parks and arrive in the medieval village of Chinon.
Day 9 Discover the magnificent Château de Chenonceau and then venture into the picturesque center of Amboise.
Day 10 Journey through the enchanting French countryside to the captivating City of Light – Paris.
Day 11 Stroll the elegant streets of Paris, and admire its most iconic landmarks.
Day 12 Bid farewell to France and fly home.

Spend 12 days discovering France's most iconic natural, historic, and artistic wonders. Explore prominent symbols of the country’s past grandeur, from the lavish Palace of Versailles to the romantic Château de Chenonceau, one of the greatest testaments to the refinement and elegance of the French Renaissance. Pay tribute to the fallen soldiers of WW2 at the Ranger Memorial at Pointe du Hoc, and visit major D-Day sites, including Omaha Beach and Sainte Mère Eglise, the theater of the spectacular landing of American paratroopers. Wander through the enchanting coastal landscapes of Brittany and Normandy, and savor the exquisite cuisine of local bistros. Take in the sophisticated atmosphere of Paris and indulge in a pain au chocolat in front of the Eiffel Tower. Discover all 12-day France tour packages.

Check out our list of 10-day tours in France to discover what to see in France in 10 days. For insights into the ideal duration for your French exploration, refer to our guide on “How Long to Spend in France”.

You can also browse through our France tours page for a variety of curated experiences, or connect with our travel experts to create a custom-made 10-day itinerary in France, ensuring a more personalized travel adventure.

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Published by Emily Brown, updated on December 22, 2023

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