6 days in South of France Itinerary

6 days in South of France Itinerary

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Nice
— 3 nights
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Avignon
— 1 night
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Marseille
— 1 night
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Nice — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Cannes (Marche Forville & La Croisette). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary planning app.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Nice is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September; daily highs in Nice reach 76°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Avignon.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Tours
Side Trips
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Avignon — 1 night

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 5th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Wine Safari, then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, and finally take in the views from Pont d'Avignon.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Avignon trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Nice to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in September since evenings lows in Avignon dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Marseille.
Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Marseille — 1 night

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 6th (Tue): stop by The Panier and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip builder.

You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Marseille sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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