8 days in French Alps Itinerary

8 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 1 day
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Castellane
— 3 nights
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 2 nights
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Sisteron
— 2 nights

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): trek along Baou de Saint Jeannet, then stop by Confiseries Florian, then see the interesting displays at La Bastide aux Violettes, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tourrettes-sur-Loup day trip planning app.

Paris to Tourrettes-sur-Loup is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in November: high temperatures in Tourrettes-sur-Loup hover around 19°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Trails · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Confiseries Florian ©
Confiseries Florian
La Bastide aux Violettes ©
La Bastide aux Violettes

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Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Get out of town with these interesting Castellane side-trips: Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur (in Thorenc), Cascade de la Lance (in Colmars) and Le Spa des Delices (in Caille). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc, stroll through Lac d'Allos, and take in the views from Pont du Roc.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Castellane vacation planner.

Getting from Tourrettes-sur-Loup to Castellane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tourrettes-sur-Loup in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Castellane, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Castellane

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc ©
Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc
Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur ©
Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur

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Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Moustiers Sainte-Marie ©
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for gifts at Faience Bondil, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes La Palud, then take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, then head outdoors with Verdon Escalade, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Faience. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de Beauvoir, don't miss a visit to Centre Ville, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Moustiers Sainte-Marie road trip planner.

Drive from Castellane to Moustiers Sainte-Marie in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sisteron.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Nature

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Notre Dame de Beauvoir ©
Notre Dame de Beauvoir
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption ©
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

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Sisteron

Sisteron ©
Sisteron is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Sisteron is situated on the banks of the River Durance just after the confluence of the rivers Buëch and Sasse. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stop by Librairie le Bleuet, and then steep yourself in history at Les Penitents des Mees. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of La Citadelle de Sisteron, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-des-Pommiers de Sisteron, then take in nature's colorful creations at Domaine de Charance, and finally see the interesting displays at Observatoire des Baronnies Provençales.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sisteron tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Sisteron takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sisteron can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sisteron

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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La Citadelle de Sisteron ©
La Citadelle de Sisteron
Librairie le Bleuet ©
Librairie le Bleuet