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5-day itinerary around France

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5-day itinerary around France


I'm travelling around France with my dad (almost 70). We're spending the first week in Paris for the tennis. But we have 5 days/4 nights to fill in, from Mon 11 June till Fri 15 June (need to be back in Paris that evening).

I'm looking for itinerary suggestions, but roughly would like to try and fit in:

1. Mont St Michel (maybe spend a night in Beauvoir)

2. Bordeaux

3. Pau + Lourdes

I'm not too keen to get a rental car, as reading French signs and driving on the "different" side of the road could prove too much. I looked at trains, but the Mont St Michel - Bordeaux leg seem to all go via Paris. Does anyone know if there are direct options, or is the Paris option the quickest due to the TGV?

Thanks in advance! :)


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1. Re: 5-day itinerary around France

You do not ride via Paris but via Le Mans or Nantes and Tours. But it will be a long ride with many nasty changes anyway.

You itinerary is outright crazy in terms of geography, especially since there are so many highly attractive destinations in easy reach from Paris.

I would strongly recommend looking into a map. Then revise your plans.

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