11 days in French Alps Itinerary

11 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Forcalquier
— 1 night
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Orcieres
— 1 night
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Vars
— 2 nights
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Montgenevre
— 3 nights
5
Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 2 nights
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Castellane
— 1 night

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Forcalquier

Forcalquier ©
Forcalquier is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.Forcalquier is located between the Lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30km south of Sisteron and 10km west of the Durance river. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Artemisia Museum, get some fabulous bargains at Francois Doucet Confiseur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganagobie Abbey. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Maison Alexandra David-Neel, then walk around Parc Morelon, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Espace Sadhana, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame du Bourguet.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Forcalquier road trip tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Forcalquier is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Forcalquier, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orcieres.

Things to do in Forcalquier

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

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Artemisia Museum ©
Artemisia Museum
Francois Doucet Confiseur ©
Francois Doucet Confiseur
Ganagobie Abbey ©
Ganagobie Abbey

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Orcieres

Orcieres ©
Orcières is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Saint-Apollinaire, stroll through Winter Parc, then hit the slopes at Orcieres Merlette Ski, then hit the slopes at Ski Orcieres Merlette, and finally get outside with ecrins vol libre.

Make your Orcieres itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Forcalquier to Orcieres in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Forcalquier in December, with highs in Orcieres at 7°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Vars.

Things to do in Orcieres

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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Ski Orcieres Merlette ©
Ski Orcieres Merlette
Winter Parc ©
Winter Parc
Lac de Saint-Apollinaire ©
Lac de Saint-Apollinaire

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Vars

Vars ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche and then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at Cogitarium Escape Game, steep yourself in history at Abbaye de Boscodon, then see Wintersnow, and finally fly down the slopes at Pure.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vars trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Orcieres to Vars in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montgenevre.

Things to do in Vars

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche ©
Domaine skiable Risoul - La Foret Blanche
Wintersnow ©
Wintersnow
Abbaye de Boscodon ©
Abbaye de Boscodon

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Montgenevre

Montgenevre
Montgenèvre is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyMontgenèvre is located in the French Cottian Alps. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montgenevre: La Salle les Alpes (Serre Chevalier Vallee Briancon & SnowPark) and Thermal Spas (in Le Monetier-les-Bains). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Luge Monty Express, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cite Vauban, and get outside with Esf Montgenevre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Montgenevre holiday planner.

You can drive from Vars to Montgenevre in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Vars in December, Montgenevre is a bit warmer at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Montgenevre

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

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Montgenevre Ski Resort
Montgenevre Ski Resort
Thermal Spas
Esf Montgenevre ©
Esf Montgenevre

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Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Moustiers Sainte-Marie ©
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes La Palud, contemplate the waterfront views at Les Gorges du Verdon, and then head outdoors with Verdon Escalade. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Centre Ville, look for gifts at Faience Bondil, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame de Beauvoir, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, and finally experience rural life at Ferme des Fabrigoules.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moustiers Sainte-Marie road trip site.

Traveling by car from Montgenevre to Moustiers Sainte-Marie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montgenevre in December: highs in Moustiers Sainte-Marie hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Notre Dame de Beauvoir ©
Notre Dame de Beauvoir
Faience Bondil ©
Faience Bondil

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Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. On the 2nd (Sat), make a trip to Pont du Roc and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Castellane journey planning tool.

You can drive from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Castellane in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Castellane are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Castellane

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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Pont du Roc ©
Pont du Roc