18 days in French Alps Itinerary

18 days in French Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock French Alps attractions planner

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Sisteron
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Sisteron
— 2 nights
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Briancon
— 4 nights
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Jausiers
— 2 nights
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 3 nights
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Castellane
— 3 nights
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 3 nights
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Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London

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Sisteron

— 2 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. Explore Sisteron's surroundings by going to Horseback Riding Tours (in Forcalquier), Chateau de Sauvan (in Mane) and Sunset Parachutisme (in Tallard). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at La Citadelle de Sisteron, explore the striking landscape at Rocher de la Baume, stop by Librairie le Bleuet, and scramble along the landscape with Hautes Alpes Canyoning Aquaticale.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Sisteron online itinerary planner.

London, UK to Sisteron is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Sisteron, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Sisteron: highs are around 37°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Briancon.

Things to do in Sisteron

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Briancon

— 4 nights
Briançon a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Get out of town with these interesting Briancon side-trips: Fort de Mont-Dauphin (in Mont-Dauphin) and Col d'Izoard (in Cervieres). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with Eaurigine, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get outside with Serre Chevalier Sensation, and stroll through Deval'Bob.

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Traveling by car from Sisteron to Briancon takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jausiers.

Things to do in Briancon

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

Jausiers

— 2 nights
Jausiers is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Real, head outdoors with Lac de Serre-Poncon, then make a splash at Aquaparc embrun, and finally relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Col de la Bonette, then stroll through Lac des Sagnes, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lac d'Allos.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jausiers travel tool.

Traveling by car from Briancon to Jausiers takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Jausiers

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

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. Get out of town with these interesting Moustiers Sainte-Marie side-trips: Base Yannick (in Montagnac-Montpezat), Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon) and Valensole (Lavande Angelvin & Plateau de Valensole). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, make a trip to Centre Ville, and stroll around Parc Morelon.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moustiers Sainte-Marie online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Jausiers to Moustiers Sainte-Marie by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Jausiers, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moustiers Sainte-Marie, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:

Castellane

— 3 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: Canyon du Riolan (in Sigale) and Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur (in Thorenc). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Pont du Roc, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Castellane trip website.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Castellane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Castellane sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

Things to do in Castellane

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

— 3 nights
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Change things up with these side-trips from Tourrettes-sur-Loup: Canyon Cote d'Azur (in Puy-Saint-Pierre) and Video Top Jump (in Guillaumes). The adventure continues: get outside with FunTrip, trek along Baou de Saint Jeannet, get to know the fascinating history of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, and examine the collection at La Bastide aux Violettes.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tourrettes-sur-Loup trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Castellane to Tourrettes-sur-Loup takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Castellane in July, plan for little chillier days in Tourrettes-sur-Loup, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31: