6 days in South of France Itinerary

6 days in South of France Itinerary

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1
Nice
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Raphael
— 1 night
3
Marseille
— 1 night
4
Avignon
— 1 night

2
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.
Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nice online trip planner.

Norwich, UK to Nice is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Norwich to Nice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Norwich in September, with highs in Nice at 28°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

1
night
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Calanque de Maubois, identify plant and animal life at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), then get up close to creatures of the deep with TakSea, and finally stroll through Abel Baliff Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saint-Raphael, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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TakSea ©
TakSea
Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer)
Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer)
Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Calanques, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille travel route website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Marseille sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon and then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Avignon trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Marseille to Avignon in 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 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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