8 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

8 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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Marseille
— 1 night
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Avignon
— 1 night
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Saint-Tropez
— 1 night
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Saint-Raphael
— 1 night
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Nice
— 3 nights

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Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Marseille is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Marseille is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Marseille. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Calanques
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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Avignon

Avignon ©
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.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, don't miss a visit to Pont d'Avignon, then learn about winemaking at Distillerie A. Blachere, then delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Angladon.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Avignon trip app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Roman Theatre of Orange, Distillerie A. Blachere
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Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at Grimaud aventure, stroll through Plage de Sylvabelle, then make a trip to Chapelle Sainte-Anne, and finally glide through the air with Marine Air Sport.

For ratings and tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Avignon to Saint-Tropez in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Saint-Tropez sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Grimaud aventure, Plage de Sylvabelle
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Marine Air Sport ©
Marine Air Sport
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Grimaud aventure ©
Grimaud aventure

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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
On the 10th (Mon), stroll through Les Balcons du Cap Roux, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), then see majestic marine mammals with TakSea, and finally kick back and relax at Frejus Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Raphael are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Frejus Beach
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TakSea ©
TakSea
Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer)
Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer)
Frejus Beach ©
Frejus Beach

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Nice

Nice ©
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.
Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip planning tool.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Saint-Raphael, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

VinAzur - Vins de provence, Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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