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7 nights in France - help us plan it!

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7 nights in France - help us plan it!

We have 7 nights in France and are trying to plan what to do. We would like to spend at least 2 nights in Paris and have thought of going north to Vimy. Anyone have any advice or have an itinerary to share? It is so hard to decide, there is so much to see and do everywhere

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1. Re: 7 nights in France - help us plan it!

Your best bet is to start with a good guide book, such as the Michelin Green Guides. The books have recommended itineraries and a whole of useful information on sights and places to stay.

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2. Re: 7 nights in France - help us plan it!

I would spend 3 days/nights in Paris

Then go to Amiens by train - takes about 1 hour or so.

Amiens is a good base for Vimy, hire a car there and do your Vimy visit and also drive around the area and visit other WW1 sites on the Somme - you will find them everywhere!

Amiens I thought, was a lovely city with a good 'vibe' and a very walkable centre, there is plenty to see/do there and lots of nice bars/cafes/restaurants in various squares and at the riverside on the Quais.

Arras would be an alternative place to stay and is nearer to Vimy than Amiens. However, whilst it is a lovely town, it does not have quite so much to do 'in town' as Amiens does.

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3. Re: 7 nights in France - help us plan it!

That is very helpful advice, thank you!

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