5 days in French Alps Itinerary

5 days in French Alps Itinerary

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5 days in French Alps Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
La Turbie
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Exeter

La Turbie

La Turbie ©
La Turbie is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.HistoryLa Turbie was famous in Roman times for the large monument, the Trophy of Augustus, that Augustus made to celebrate his victory over the Ligurian tribes of the area. On the 15th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Tete de Chien, look for all kinds of wild species at La Recreation Champetre, and then relax and float downstream with Nice Rafting. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Mala Beach Coastal Path and then get a new perspective on things with AliceBoat.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the La Turbie trip builder app .

Exeter, UK to La Turbie is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Exeter to La Turbie due to the time zone difference. March in La Turbie sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Caussols.

Things to do in La Turbie

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

aliceBoat, Mala Beach Coastal Path, La Recreation Champetre, Nice Rafting
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aliceBoat ©
La Recreation Champetre ©
La Recreation Champetre
Tete de Chien ©
Tete de Chien


Caussols ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Plateau karstique de Caussols, explore the fascinating underground world of Saint Cezaire Caves, and then hike along Massif du Tanneron. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Station de Ski L'Audibergue.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Caussols trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from La Turbie to Caussols takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Caussols

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Massif du Tanneron, Station de Ski L'Audibergue, Grotte de Saint-Cezaire
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Grotte de Saint-Cezaire ©
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire
Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron