44 days in Avignon & Marseille Itinerary

44 days in Avignon & Marseille Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Avignon
— 40 nights
2
Marseille
— 3 nights

40
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Avignon side-trips: La Bambouseraie en Cevennes (in Generargues), Bureau des Moniteurs du Gard (in Collias) and Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Pont d'Avignon, push the limits with Cimes et Canyons, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rocher des Doms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Avignon holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Taiwan, the closest major aiports are Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport, Marseille Provence Airport and Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport. In August, daytime highs in Avignon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Arles, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gordes, Les Baux de Provence, Saint-Remy-de-Provence
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques, then walk around Le Palais de Justice, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Calanque de Samena, then wander the streets of The Panier, then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille trip planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
The Panier ©
The Panier

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