8 days in South of France Itinerary

8 days in South of France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of France journey planner

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Fly
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Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
Drive
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Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly
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Argeles-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Rodez
— 2 nights
Drive to Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Bonifacio, Corsica

— 1 night
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 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone, kick back and relax at La Tonnara Beach, and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, don't miss a visit to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bonifacio trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bonifacio is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, Bonifacio is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 37°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Calvi, Corsica

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Plage de Bodri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Aregno Beach, then don't miss a visit to Phare de la Pietra, and then get great views at Village abandonné d'Occi.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Calvi trip planner.

You can drive from Bonifacio to Calvi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Calvi when traveling from Bonifacio in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Argeles-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Argeles-sur-Mer

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnou, then steep yourself in history at Château de Salses, and then steep yourself in history at Cathedrale St-Jean. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Promenade du Front de Mer, then don't miss a visit to Fort Saint-Elme, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royale de Collioure, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Argeles-sur-Mer trip builder site.

You can fly from Calvi to Argeles-sur-Mer 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 Argeles-sur-Mer are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Rodez.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Rodez

— 2 nights
Rodez is a small city and commune in the South of France, about 150 km northeast of Toulouse. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Musee Fenaille, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Soulages Rodez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Village de Conques and then admire the striking features of Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rodez trip planner.

You can drive from Argeles-sur-Mer to Rodez in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Argeles-sur-Mer in August, with highs in Rodez at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rodez

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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