5 days in Marseille, Cannes & Nice Itinerary

5 days in Marseille, Cannes & Nice Itinerary

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1
Marseille
— 1 day
2
Cannes
— 1 night
3
Nice
— 1 night

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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 25th (Sat): shop like a local with Les Terrasses du Port, look for gifts at 72% Petanque, look for gifts at Trois Fenetres, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip planner.

Paris to Marseille is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Marseille hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannes.

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Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
72% Petanque ©
72% Petanque

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Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take a stroll through Le Suquet, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then wander the streets of La Croisette.

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

Traveling by car from Marseille to Cannes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cannes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Nice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannes in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Nice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Avenue Jean Medecin ©
Avenue Jean Medecin

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