10 days in South of France Itinerary

10 days in South of France Itinerary

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Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
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Ajaccio, Corsica
— 1 night
3
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
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Castellane
— 1 night
5
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 1 night
6
Argeles-sur-Mer
— 1 night
7
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights

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Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for gifts at Volubilis and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio road trip planning website.

London, UK to Bonifacio is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Bonifacio due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bonifacio: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors Historic Sites Adventure
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Plage du Grand Sperone ©
Plage du Grand Sperone
Bonif'Kayak ©
Bonif'Kayak
Plage de Saint-Antoine ©
Plage de Saint-Antoine

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Ajaccio, Corsica

Ajaccio ©
With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for gifts at Produits Corses A Casetta, appreciate the history behind Monument Napoleon et ses quatre freres, trot along with Ferme Equestre Le Ranch, stroll through Agosta Beach, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Vizzavona, and finally cruise along Road of the Artisans.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ajaccio itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bonifacio to Ajaccio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bonifacio in August, you will find days in Ajaccio are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Corsica, Agosta Beach, Ferme Equestre Le Ranch
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Ferme Equestre Le Ranch ©
Ferme Equestre Le Ranch
Road of the Artisans ©
Road of the Artisans
Produits Corses A Casetta ©
Produits Corses A Casetta

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Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Arinella and Algaio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Spano, thenkick back and relax at Aregno Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Clos culombu, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral St. Jean Baptiste. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Sant'Antonino, glide peacefully along the water with Club Nautique d'Ile-Rousse, get outside with Epir, thenget outside with Plage de Calvi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure.

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Drive from Ajaccio to Calvi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Calvi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Castellane.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ile Rousse, Eglise de Sant'Antonino, Aregno Beach
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Arinella and Algaio Beach ©
Arinella and Algaio Beach
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Punta Spano ©
Punta Spano

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Castellane

Castellane ©
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. On the 26th (Wed), get interesting insight from Les Gaulois, examine the collection at Maison Nature & Patrimoines, take in the views from Pont du Roc, thenmake a trip to Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc, and finally get interesting insight from Ecole de Kayak du Verdon.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Castellane trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Calvi to Castellane in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Castellane are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc ©
Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc
Maison Nature & Patrimoines ©
Maison Nature & Patrimoines
Pont du Roc ©
Pont du Roc

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Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Hotel de ville de Vallon Pont d'Arc, take a memorable tour with Ardeche Paddle, get outside with Alain Bateaux, thenstop by Nougaterie du Pont d'Arc, thenwhizz through the canopy at Indy Parc, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Pierre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vallon-Pont-d'Arc online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Castellane to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Argeles-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Pierre, Indy Parc
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Ardeche Paddle ©
Ardeche Paddle
Alain Bateaux ©
Alain Bateaux
Eglise Saint-Pierre ©
Eglise Saint-Pierre

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Argeles-sur-Mer

Argeles-sur-Mer ©
Argelès-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.It is about 25 km from Perpignan.GeographyArgelès-sur-Mer is located in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.Argelès-sur-Mer is on the Côte Vermeille at the foot of the Albères mountain range, close to the Spanish border. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Crique du Porteil, get some thrills out on the water with Eden Club, thencool off at DROP IN Water Jump Parc, thenget outside with Battle Archery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at L'intrigue.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Argeles-sur-Mer online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Argeles-sur-Mer takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Argeles-sur-Mer are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

Outdoors Theme Parks Beaches
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Eden Club ©
Eden Club

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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 29th (Sat), get outside with a canoë raid, steep yourself in history at Habitations Troglodytiques, see some colorful creatures with Lagune Plongee, thenHead underground at Grotte de Bernifal, and finally get outside with etang de Tamnies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Statues des Trois Oies, ponder the design of Fontaine Sainte-Marie, stop by Le Bon Gout du Perigord, relax in the rural setting at La Ferme de Turnac, thenget in on the family fun at La Foret des Ecureuils, and finally appreciate the history behind Le Badaud de Sarlat.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sarlat-la-Caneda holiday planner.

You can drive from Argeles-sur-Mer to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Sarlat-la-Caneda when traveling from Argeles-sur-Mer in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Outdoors Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Cyprien, etang de Tamnies, Habitations Troglodytiques, La Ferme de Turnac, a canoë raid
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Habitations Troglodytiques ©
Habitations Troglodytiques
etang de Tamnies ©
etang de Tamnies
Grotte de Bernifal ©
Grotte de Bernifal

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