12 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

12 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

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Marseille, France
— 6 nights
2
Aix-en-Provence, France
— Few hours
3
Avignon, France
— Few hours
4
Nimes, France
— 1 day
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Marseille, France
— 1 night
6
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 day
7
Nice, France
— 1 night
8
Cannes, France
— Few hours
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Saint-Tropez, France
— Few hours
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau d'If and Vallon des Auffes. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Plage de Renecros (in Bandol), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer) and McArthurGlen Provence (in Miramas). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage du Cavaou, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Piemanson, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor, and take a stroll through The Panier.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marseille day trip website.

Budapest, Hungary to Marseille is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Marseille, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plage de Renecros, Plage du Cavaou, Scuba & Snorkeling, McArthurGlen Provence, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Avignon on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Avignon trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for Nimes on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Avignon

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Nimes, France

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
On the 23rd (Tue), look for gifts at Toril d'Artistes, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Les Halles, then explore the ancient world of La Maison Carree, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple de Diane.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nimes trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Nimes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Nimes, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nimes

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Toril d'Artistes ©
Toril d'Artistes
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Temple de Diane ©
Temple de Diane

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Marseille, France

Marseille
To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marseille attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Nimes to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Casino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then see the interesting displays at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo trip planner.

Drive from Marseille to Monte-Carlo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in July: highs in Monte-Carlo hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Monaco-Ville
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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nice online trip builder.

Nice is very close to Monte-Carlo. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Avenue Jean Medecin ©
Avenue Jean Medecin

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 25th (Thu), pick up some local products at Marche Forville and then take a stroll through Le Suquet.

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You can drive from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cannes when traveling from Nice in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Marche Forville
Marche Forville

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Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 25th (Thu), go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor.

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You can drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Cannes in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Saint-Tropez, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Historic Sites · Parks
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St. Tropez Harbor ©
St. Tropez Harbor

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
On the 26th (Fri), explore the world behind art at MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Histoire de Marseille, contemplate the long history of Palais Longchamp, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Alexis Pentcheff, then shop like a local with Les Terrasses du Port, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Marseille in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Nature · Parks
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MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain ©
MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain
Palais Longchamp ©
Palais Longchamp
Musee d'Histoire de Marseille ©
Musee d'Histoire de Marseille

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