10 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

10 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

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10 days in France & Geneva Itinerary

Start: Riga, Latvia
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Geneva, Switzerland

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Vieux-Carouge and then stroll through Plage de Port-Choiseul.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva tour itinerary builder tool .

Riga, Latvia to Geneva is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Riga in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Geneva, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chateau de Nyon, Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier
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Plage de Port-Choiseul ©
Plage de Port-Choiseul
Chateau de Nyon ©
Chateau de Nyon
Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde ©
Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde

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nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, explore the galleries of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, then steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally make a trip to Cours Mirabeau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence, look for gifts at Confiserie Fruidoraix, see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, then explore the world behind art at Chateau La Coste en Provence, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Calisson.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence visit planner .

You can take a train from Geneva to Aix-en-Provence in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, Aix-en-Provence is a bit warmer than Geneva - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Carrieres des Lumieres
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Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

2
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

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. On the 21st (Wed), take in the waterfront activity at St. Tropez Harbor. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Le musée de l’Annonciade, then hunt for treasures at Place des Lices Market, then take an in-depth tour of Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Le Lavandou
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Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Grande Plage du Lavandou ©
Grande Plage du Lavandou

3
nights
Nice, France

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 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, take a stroll through Place Rossetti, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastère de Cimiez, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice, and finally explore the world behind art at Massena Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice holiday planner.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tourrettes-sur-Loup, Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs, Haut de Cagnes, Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon
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Place Rossetti ©
Place Rossetti
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon ©
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon

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