22 days in French Alps Itinerary

22 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Sisteron
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Sisteron
— 3 nights
Drive
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Le Monetier-les-Bains
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sospel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 3 nights
Taxi to Lingostiere - Nice, Train to Moustiers Sainte-Marie
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Castellane
— 5 nights
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Sioux City

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Sisteron — 3 nights

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Forcalquier (Horseback Riding Tours & Citadelle de Forcalquier), Librairie le Bleuet (in Banon) and Chateau de Sauvan (in Mane). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of La Citadelle de Sisteron, surround yourself with nature on Fresh Rafting, see the interesting displays at Maison Alexandra David-Neel, and cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sisteron holiday maker site.

Sioux City, USA to Sisteron is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sioux City to Sisteron, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sioux City in October, with highs in Sisteron at 73°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Le Monetier-les-Bains.
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Le Monetier-les-Bains — 3 nights

Le Monêtier-les-Bains is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyLe Monêtier-les-Bains is the highest village of the French ski resort of Serre Chevalier at 1,500m. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Monetier-les-Bains: Col d'Izoard (in Cervieres), La Croix de Toulouse (in Briancon) and Vallon de Narreyroux (in Puy-Saint-Vincent). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Queyras National Park. There's still lots to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, admire the masterpieces at Musee D'Art Sacre, and contemplate the long history of Fort du Chateau.

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Traveling by car from Sisteron to Le Monetier-les-Bains takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sospel.
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Sospel — 3 nights

Sospel is a commune and former schismatic episcopal seat in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France near the Italian border and not far from Monte Carlo.History and remainsThe town dates back to the 5th century, when it served as an important staging post on the royal road from Nice to Turin. Explore Sospel's surroundings by going to Monastere de Saorge (in Saorge) and Pont du Coq (in La Brigue). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Le Pont Vieux , get great views at Agaisen, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier - Galerie EBmosaiques, and don't miss a visit to Notre Dame de la Menour.

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Traveling by car from Le Monetier-les-Bains to Sospel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Sospel, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tourrettes-sur-Loup.
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup — 3 nights

Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Tourrettes-sur-Loup is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, stop by Confiseries Florian, indulge in some personalized pampering at Pilates-Zen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent.

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Getting from Sospel to Tourrettes-sur-Loup by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Tourrettes-sur-Loup can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie — 3 nights

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Greoux les Bains (Spas & Parc Morelon), Verdon Les Basses Gorges (in Quinson) and Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon). There's much more to do: make a trip to Centre Ville, explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la Faience.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Tourrettes-sur-Loup to Moustiers Sainte-Marie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Tourrettes-sur-Loup in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 52°F in Moustiers Sainte-Marie. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Castellane.
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Castellane — 5 nights

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Get out of town with these interesting Castellane side-trips: Col de la Bonette (in Jausiers), Colmars-les-Alpes (in Colmars) and Lac d'Allos (in Allos). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, hike along Lacs de Vens, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Le Spa des Delices.

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Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Castellane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Castellane, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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