48 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

48 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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Nice
— 16 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 6 nights
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Saint-Tropez
— 7 nights
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Castellane
— 5 nights
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Avignon
— 6 nights
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Marseille
— 7 nights

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Nice

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (Île Sainte-Marguerite, La Croisette, &more), Eglise de Biot (in Biot) and St-Paul-de-Vence (La Petite Cave de Saint Paul, Saint-Paul de Vence, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, savor the flavors at Azur Wine Tours, see the sights as you ascend with Lesgeckos, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Nice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Nice. When traveling from Athens in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Nice, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Side Trips

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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Raphael: Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Mandelieu-la-Napoule (San Peyre & Spa@Mimozas). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, take in nature's colorful creations at Kuentz le Monde des Cactus, fly like a bird with Parachute Saint Raphael, and test your team's savvy at Active Escape.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael travel route planner.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in June, expect nights in Saint-Raphael to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Parachute Saint Raphael ©
Parachute Saint Raphael
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Active Escape ©
Active Escape

7
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Saint-Tropez

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. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Tropez side-trips: La Londe Les Maures (Plage du Pellegrin & Domaine du Jasson), Hyeres (Eglise Saint Louis, Archaeological Site of Olbia - Town of Hyères, &more) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Plage de l'Estagnol & La Certosa di La Verne). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Marine Air Sport, kick back and relax at Plage du Gros Pin, learn about winemaking at Domaine La Tourraque, and visit Port Grimaud.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez journey app.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saint-Raphael in July: highs in Saint-Tropez hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

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Marine Air Sport ©
Marine Air Sport
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

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Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Castellane: Chapelle Saint Pierre (in Aiguines), Aups (La Tuilliere & Musee de Faykod) and Col du Bel-Homme (in Bargemon). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Les Gorges du Verdon, make a trip to Porte Royale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption d`Entrevaux, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Castellane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Castellane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In July in Castellane, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Route des Cretes La Palud ©
Route des Cretes La Palud

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Avignon

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Roussillon (Il Etait Une Flamme, Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, &more) and Arles (Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Eglise St-Trophime, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, experience rural life at La Petite Ferme, get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wine Safari.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Avignon online road trip planner.

Drive from Castellane to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Bandol (Oenotheque des Vins de Bandol & Foret de Roustagnon), Notre Dame du Mai (in Six-Fours-les-Plages) and Aix-en-Provence (Tastes of Provence - Tours, Cours Mirabeau, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take an in-depth tour of Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marseille travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

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