33 days in Saint-Remy-de-Provence & Aix-en-Provence Itinerary

33 days in Saint-Remy-de-Provence & Aix-en-Provence Itinerary

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33 days in Saint-Remy-de-Provence & Aix-en-Provence Itinerary

Start: Saint-Remy-de-Provence
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Saint-Remy-de-Provence
— 29 nights
Drive:  1​h
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Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Saint-Remy-de-Provence

29
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Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence ©
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Remy-de-Provence: Roussillon (Le Sentier des Ocres, Chausee des Geants, & more), Arles (Musee Departemental Arles Antique, Abbaye de Montmajour, & more) and Moulin de Jerusalem (in Goult). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at The Camargue. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Domaine de la Palissade. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Ventoux, and get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Remy-de-Provence trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport, Marseille Provence Airport and Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arles, Gordes, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Les Baux de Provence
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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum

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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national des Calanques.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Aix-en-Provence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marseille, Calanques
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Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde