22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 3 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
3
Le Lavandou
— 3 nights
4
Cassis
— 4 nights
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
6
Paris
— 4 nights

3
nights
Nice

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Plage du Soleil (in Golfe-Juan Vallauris), Cannes (Academie de L'Air & Lérins Islands) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Breil-sur-Roya). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Marineland, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau, and don't miss a visit to Le Nomade.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to Nice is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Nice due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Nice: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes, Plage du Soleil, River Rafting & Tubing
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), Lac de Saint-Cassien (in Tanneron) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Saint-Aygulf). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Les Gorges du Verdon, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), examine the collection at Musee des Troupes de Marine, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Chateau.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint-Raphael sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in August, expect nights in Saint-Raphael to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Plage du Chateau, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Lac de Saint-Cassien, Musee des Troupes de Marine, Les Gorges du Verdon
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade

3
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Lavandou: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Plage de Gigaro) and Sentier Botanique (in Cogolin). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Jean Blanc, have some family-friendly fun at La grande roue du Lavandou, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and learn about winemaking at Domaine Sainte Marie.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Le Lavandou trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Le Lavandou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Le Lavandou can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cassis.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Domaine Sainte Marie, Scuba & Snorkeling, Sentier Botanique
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

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. Explore Cassis' surroundings by going to Plage du Pradeau (in Giens), Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres) and Calanque la Galere (in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer). Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get your game on at Le Bois des Lutins.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cassis road trip planning app.

Getting from Le Lavandou to Cassis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daily temperatures in Cassis can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hyeres, La Ciotat, Scuba & Snorkeling, Le Bois des Lutins, Calanque la Galere
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Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Calanques ©
Calanques

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 10th (Thu), stroll around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then experience rural life at Les Noyeraies du Landers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then make a trip to Chateau des Milandes, and then steep yourself in history at Roc de Cazelle.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sarlat-la-Caneda road trip app.

You can drive from Cassis to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Cassis in September, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Sarlat-la-Caneda. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Roc de Cazelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Kayaking & Canoeing
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

4
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in September, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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