15 days in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille & Avignon Itinerary

15 days in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille & Avignon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aix-en-Provence
— 8 nights
2
Marseille
— 3 nights
3
Avignon
— 3 nights

8
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get some cultural insight at La Croisette and Villa Kerylos. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musée Marc Chagall and Chateau La Coste en Provence. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial (in Draguignan), Musee Renoir (in Cagnes-sur-Mer) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque, experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, make a trip to Centre Ville, and stroll through Old Harbor (La Darse).

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Marseille Provence Airport, Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport and Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nice, Old Harbor (La Darse), Chateau de Berne, Saint-Paul de Vence, Abbaye de La Celle
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Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial
Abbaye du Thoronet ©
Abbaye du Thoronet
Chateau La Coste en Provence ©
Chateau La Coste en Provence

3
nights
Marseille

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Laurent, contemplate the long history of Palais Longchamp, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vincent de Paul Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vallon des Auffes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, examine the collection at Musee Regards de Provence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Lou Capelan.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille route maker app.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Domaine Lou Capelan, Musee de l'Aviation, Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole, Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer
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Palais Longchamp ©
Palais Longchamp
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole ©
Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole

3
nights
Avignon

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais des Papes and Musee du Petit Palais. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de Tarascon and Avignon Les Halles. Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Les Baux de Provence (Carrieres des Lumieres & Eglise St-Vincent). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Pierre, do a tasting at Distillerie A. Blachere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Avignon itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Avignon can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Distillerie A. Blachere, Chateau de Tarascon
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Musee du Petit Palais ©
Musee du Petit Palais

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