10 days in French Alps Itinerary

10 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Tourrettes-sur-Loup
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 1 night
Taxi to Lingostiere - Nice, Train to Moustiers Sainte-Marie
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montgenevre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Isola
— 1 night
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Gaborone

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup

— 1 night
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. On the 19th (Sat), stop by Confiseries Florian and then get to know the fascinating history of Tourrettes-sur-Loup. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent, and then delve into the distant past at Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tourrettes-sur-Loup sightseeing planner.

Gaborone, Botswana to Tourrettes-sur-Loup is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, Tourrettes-sur-Loup is colder than Gaborone - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Moustiers Sainte-Marie

— 3 nights
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Venture out of the city with trips to Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon), Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Castellane) and Forcalquier (Artemisia Museum & Citadelle de Forcalquier). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame de Beauvoir, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, head outdoors with Domaine des Sources, and explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Moustiers Sainte-Marie day trip website.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Tourrettes-sur-Loup to Moustiers Sainte-Marie in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tourrettes-sur-Loup in December since evenings lows in Moustiers Sainte-Marie dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Montgenevre.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Montgenevre

— 2 nights
Montgenèvre is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyMontgenèvre is located in the French Cottian Alps. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Montgenevre Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Luge Monty Express, then get outside with Esf Montgenevre, then hit the slopes at Serre Chevalier Vallee Briancon, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Durancia & SPA NUXE.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montgenevre journey planner.

Drive from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Montgenevre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. While traveling from Moustiers Sainte-Marie, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Montgenevre, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isola.

Things to do in Montgenevre

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Isola

— 1 night
Isola is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.The Alpine ski resort of Isola 2000 is located on the territory of the commune.International relationsSince April 2010, Isola has been officially twinned with Castiglione di Garfagnana. On the 26th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Saint Dalmas Le Selvage, hit the slopes at Isola 2000, and then get outside with Isoliane.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Isola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montgenevre to Isola takes 4 hours. In December, Isola is a bit warmer than Montgenevre - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isola

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip