8 days in South of France Itinerary

8 days in South of France Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Montpellier
— Few hours
2
Avignon
— 1 night
3
Marseille
— 1 night
4
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
5
Nice
— 2 nights
6
Biarritz
— 1 night
7
Bordeaux
— 1 night

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Montpellier

Montpellier
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Montpellier trip itinerary planning tool.

Paris to Montpellier is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Montpellier: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you're off to Avignon.

Things to do in Montpellier

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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 29th (Fri), snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, thendeepen your understanding of the past and present with Travel in Provence, and then make a trip to Palais des Papes.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Avignon day trip site.

Getting from Montpellier to Avignon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Avignon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Travel in Provence
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Travel in Provence ©
Travel in Provence
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Marseille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major
Abbaye Saint Victor ©
Abbaye Saint Victor

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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 31st (Sun), take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, thenexamine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, and finally steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

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You can drive from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, look for gifts at Chocolatier Lacroix, thentake a stroll through Vieille Ville, and finally make a trip to Promenade des Anglais. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, thendon't miss a visit to Place Massena, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

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Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tee off at Parcours Sensations Golf D'ilbarritz and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Biarritz road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Biarritz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games

Side Trips

Parcours Sensations Golf D'ilbarritz, Room Escape Games
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Parcours Sensations Golf D'ilbarritz ©
Parcours Sensations Golf D'ilbarritz
Room Escape Games

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Bordeaux

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 4th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bordeaux trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bordeaux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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