10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Nice
— 2 nights
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Annecy
— 1 night
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Avignon
— 2 nights
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Marseille
— 2 nights

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Nice

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Kids will enjoy Marineland and Promenade des Anglais. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Aqualand Frejus (in Frejus) and Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Nice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Nice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade

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Annecy

Annecy ©

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Fier and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Annecy trip builder tool.

You can drive from Nice to Annecy in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nice in August since evenings lows in Annecy dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Les Gorges du Fier ©
Les Gorges du Fier

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Avignon

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): catch a live event at Arenes de Nimes, then delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres.

Before you visit Avignon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Annecy to Avignon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Annecy in August, with highs in Avignon at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Arenes de Nimes ©
Arenes de Nimes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

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 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Plage du Capelan.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marseille trip maker tool.

You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 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 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Plage du Capelan ©
Plage du Capelan
Calanques ©
Calanques

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