60 days in Japan & France Itinerary

60 days in Japan & France Itinerary

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Start: Orlando, United States
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Nikko, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 6 nights
Tram + Fly:  5 h
4
Sapporo, Japan
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 45 min
5
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Bayeux, France
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h
7
Carcassonne, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Avignon, France
— 6 nights
Train:  45 min
9
Marseille, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Nice, France
— 10 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Orlando, United States


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6
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Attractions like Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Imperial Palace.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tokyo day trip planning app.

Orlando, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in June; daily highs in Tokyo reach 79°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Nikko.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

2
nights
Nikko, Japan

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nikko Tosho-gu, contemplate the long history of Taiyuimbyo Shrine, then snap pictures at Shinkyo Bridge, and finally find something for the whole family at Tobu World Square.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nikko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tokyo to Nikko takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nikko

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nikko National Park
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Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura ©
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura
Tobu World Square ©
Tobu World Square
Nikko National Park ©
Nikko National Park

6
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Kyoto: Osaka (Universal Studios Japan & Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum) and Himeji Castle (in Himeji). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design, wander the streets of Gion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto online trip planner.

Take a train from Nikko to Kyoto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and tram; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nikko in June: highs in Kyoto hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Osaka, Himeji Castle
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

1
night
Sapporo, Japan

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sapporo travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Kyoto to Sapporo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kyoto in June, expect Sapporo to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sapporo

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Shiroi Koibito Park ©
Shiroi Koibito Park
Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura) ©
Odori Park ©
Odori Park

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You've added Musee Rodin, Montparnasse Tower, Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and other attractions to your itinerary. Attractions like Disneyland Paris and The Paris Catacombs make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and find something for the whole family at Jardin d'Acclimatation.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Paris takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sapporo to Paris, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sapporo, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Fondation Claude Monet, Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation

7
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Family-friendly places like Omaha Beach and Zoo de Champrepus will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville), Ferme pedagogique de OUEZY - CANON (in Ouezy) and Cerza (in Hermival-les-Vaux). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, get in on the family fun at Festyland Parc, and examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux trip maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris in June, you will find days in Bayeux are little chillier (69°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, Ferme pedagogique de OUEZY - CANON, Caramels d'Isigny, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Cite de La Mare ©
Cite de La Mare
Zoo de Champrepus ©
Zoo de Champrepus
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant

6
nights
Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Family-friendly places like Cité de Carcassonne and Grotte de Niaux will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Vie D'oc (in Narbonne), Toulouse (Basilique Saint-Sernin, Cite de l'espace, &more) and Reserve Africaine de Sigean (in Sigean). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at O'Vineyards, take an in-depth tour of Parc de la Prehistoire, snap pictures at Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge), and explore the activities along Lac de la Cavayere.

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Getting from Bayeux to Carcassonne by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in July; daily highs in Carcassonne reach 84°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Toulouse, Parc de la Prehistoire, Vie D'oc, Grotte de Niaux, Reserve Africaine de Sigean
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Reserve Africaine de Sigean ©
Reserve Africaine de Sigean
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Parc de la Prehistoire ©
Parc de la Prehistoire

6
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Wine Tours & Tastings has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Palais des Papes and Le Parc Alexis Gruss make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard), Base Canyon de la Besorgues (in Labastide-sur-Besorgues) and Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard (in Collias). The adventure continues: make a trip to Pont d'Avignon, wander the streets of Place Des Carmes, have some family-friendly fun at RS ONE Simulations Salle de Jeux en Realite Virtuelle, and explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Avignon online road trip planner.

Getting from Carcassonne to Avignon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Avignon are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventoux Aventure, Pont du Gard, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Base Canyon de la Besorgues, Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Le Parc Alexis Gruss ©
Le Parc Alexis Gruss
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

6
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Family-friendly places like Le Bois des Lutins and Calanque de Samena will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and visit The Panier.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Avignon to Marseille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calanques, Le Bois des Lutins
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins

10
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Family-friendly places like Marineland and Coco Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay), Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Ludiparc (in La Colle sur Loup). There's much more to do: visit Vieille Ville, kick back and relax at Frejus Beach, find something for the whole family at Antibes Land Park, and cool off at Waterworld lake of gaudrade.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nice sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Marseille in July: highs in Nice hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Antibes, Frejus, Eze, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Lac de Saint-Cassien
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Aqualand Frejus ©
Aqualand Frejus

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