12 days in Cassis, Aix-en-Provence & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Cassis, Aix-en-Provence & Paris Itinerary

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12 days in Cassis, Aix-en-Provence & Paris Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Cassis
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Escape the urban bustle at La plage and Plage de Cabasson. Relax by the water at Plage de la Faviere and Plage de Cavaliere. Explore Cassis' surroundings by going to Plage de l'Estagnol (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), Le Lavandou (Grande Plage du Lavandou, Plage d'Aiguebelle, & more) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in La Londe Les Maures). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage noire du Langoustier, stop by Pastis Et Compagnie, stroll through Plage La Capte, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer.

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San Francisco, USA to Cassis is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Cassis due to the time zone difference. In July, Cassis is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Hyeres, Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, Scuba & Snorkeling
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La plage ©
La plage
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque. Museum-lovers will appreciate Granet Museum and Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Cathédrale La Major (in Marseille), Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume) and Chateau de Lourmarin (in Lourmarin). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieil Aix.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cassis to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marseille, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Chateau de Lourmarin, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles

3
nights
Paris

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.
Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Montmartre and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Aix-en-Provence to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in July, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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