10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marseille
— 1 night
2
Cassis
— 1 day
3
Marseille
— 1 night
4
Nimes
— Few hours
5
Montpellier
— Few hours
6
Marseille
— 2 nights
7
Toulouse
— 1 night
8
Pau
— Few hours
9
Biarritz
— Few hours
10
Toulouse
— 2 nights
11
Bordeaux
— Few hours
12
Niort
— 1 night

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille holiday planner.

Potenza, Italy to Marseille is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. July in Marseille sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for Cassis on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

1
day
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Bestouan Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cassis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Cassis in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cassis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Bestouan Beach ©
Bestouan Beach

1
night
Marseille

Marseille
For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marseille trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cassis to Marseille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Nimes on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Tours Parks

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hours
Nimes

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the ancient world of La Maison Carree and then admire the natural beauty at Jardins de la Fontaine.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Nimes trip app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nimes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Nimes

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jardins de la Fontaine ©
Jardins de la Fontaine
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree

few
hours
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre and then steep yourself in history at Porte du Peyrou.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Montpellier holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Nimes to Montpellier takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Montpellier

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Porte du Peyrou ©
Porte du Peyrou

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take a stroll through The Panier, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille day trip website.

Drive from Montpellier to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
The Panier ©
The Panier
Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes

1
night
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japonais, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin, look for gifts at Fromagerie Xavier, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade, and finally make a trip to Le Capitole.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Toulouse journey planner.

You can fly from Marseille to Toulouse in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in July, expect Toulouse to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pau.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Le Capitole ©
Le Capitole
Church of Les Jacobins
Church of Les Jacobins

few
hours
Pau

Pau
On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Boulevard des Pyrenees.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pau trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Toulouse to Pau in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Toulouse, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pau, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Pau

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Boulevard des Pyrenees
Boulevard des Pyrenees

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at La Superbe and then take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Biarritz trip planner.

Drive from Pau to Biarritz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Biarritz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Toulouse.

Things to do in Biarritz

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
La Superbe ©
La Superbe
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge

2
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Marche Victor Hugo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Etienne, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins, thentake in the views from Pont Neuf, and finally ponder the world of politics at Theatre du Capitole.

Plan a Toulouse trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Biarritz to Toulouse by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Biarritz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Toulouse, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Theatre du Capitole ©
Theatre du Capitole
Musee des Augustins ©
Musee des Augustins
Pont Neuf ©
Pont Neuf

few
hours
Bordeaux

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 8th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bordeaux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Niort.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse

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night
Niort

Niort ©
Niort is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France.The population of Niort is 60,486 and more than 137,000 people live in the urban area. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to Donjon and then pick up some local products at Les Halles de Niort. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee Bernard d'Agesci, thentake in the exciting artwork at CACP - La villa Perochon, thentee off at Golf Club Niort, and finally walk around Embarcadere Cardinaud - Marais poitevin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Niort trip planner.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Niort in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Bordeaux in July, plan for little chillier days in Niort, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niort

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Embarcadere Cardinaud - Marais poitevin
Highlights from your plan
Musee Bernard d'Agesci ©
Musee Bernard d'Agesci
Embarcadere Cardinaud - Marais poitevin ©
Embarcadere Cardinaud - Marais poitevin
Donjon ©
Donjon

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