8 days in South of France Itinerary

8 days in South of France Itinerary

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8 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Cannes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cassis
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Avignon
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Fri), shop like a local with Galerie Gabel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Pierini Verre contemporain, then wander the streets of Rue d'Antibes, and then wander the streets of La Croisette.

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London, UK to Cannes is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from London to Cannes, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Cannes is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cassis.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Biot, Nice, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

3
nights
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Get outdoors at Calanques and Calanque d'En-Vau. Change things up with these side-trips from Cassis: Le Lavandou (Grande Plage du Lavandou & Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette) and Presqu'ile de Giens (in Giens). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Cape Canaille, cruise along Calanque de Port-Miou, get a taste of the local shopping with L'Argilla, and identify plant and animal life at La Calanque de Figuerolles.

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Traveling by car from Cannes to Cassis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Avignon.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Le Lavandou, L'Argilla, Presqu'ile de Giens
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Calanque d'En-Vau ©
Calanque d'En-Vau

2
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.
On the 21st (Thu), trek along Le Sentier des Ocres, then admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, trek along Parcours de L'Art, then explore the world behind art at Musee Angladon, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Calvet, and finally view the masterpieces at Tapiezo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Avignon online vacation planner .

Take a train from Cassis to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Avignon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Avignon

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gordes, Carrieres des Lumieres
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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