9 days in Cinque Terre, Saint-Tropez & Aix-en-Provence Itinerary

9 days in Cinque Terre, Saint-Tropez & Aix-en-Provence Itinerary

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Cinque Terre, Italy
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Saint-Tropez, France
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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Cinque Terre, Italy

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Fegina, then learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, and finally hike along Cinque Terre Trails. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

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Aix-en-Provence, France to Cinque Terre is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Saint-Tropez, France

— 2 nights
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor, then get engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Maxime, then learn about winemaking at Domaine des Beaucas, and finally contemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne.

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Drive from Cinque Terre to Saint-Tropez in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Aix-en-Provence, France

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Cours Mirabeau are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Plage de la Coudouliere and Plage de la Pointe Rouge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Arenes de Nimes (in Nimes), Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, relax in the rural setting at Var Lamas, admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, and wander the streets of The Panier.

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You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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