10 days in South of France Itinerary

10 days in South of France Itinerary

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10 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Cassis
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Six-Fours-les-Plages
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
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. On the 1st (Fri), take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne Sainte Victoire, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Michel Church, and then take in the waterfront at Port de Cassis.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cassis road trip planning app .

Manchester, UK to Cassis is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Cassis. In May, Cassis is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Six-Fours-les-Plages.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Montagne Sainte Victoire
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Port de Cassis ©
Port de Cassis
Montagne Sainte Victoire ©
Montagne Sainte Victoire

2
nights
Six-Fours-les-Plages

Six-Fours-les-Plages ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): head outdoors with Ile du Gaou, step off the mainland to explore Ile des Embiez, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame du Mai. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Presqu'ile de Giens, then learn about winemaking at La Guilde des Vignerons du Thoronet, then contemplate the long history of Abbaye du Thoronet, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Rade de Toulon.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Six-Fours-les-Plages driving holiday planner .

Six-Fours-les-Plages is very close to Cassis. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Six-Fours-les-Plages

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Thoronet, Presqu'ile de Giens, Rade de Toulon
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Presqu'ile de Giens ©
Presqu'ile de Giens
Notre Dame du Mai ©
Notre Dame du Mai
Ile du Gaou ©
Ile du Gaou

2
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. On the 6th (Wed), examine the collection at Confiserie Azureenne, then contemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne, then kick back and relax at Plage de l'Estagnol, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Trophyme, trek along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, do a tasting at Domaine Sainte Marie, then walk around Domaine du Rayol, and finally trek along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bormes-Les-Mimosas vacation website .

Getting from Six-Fours-les-Plages to Bormes-Les-Mimosas by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Bormes-Les-Mimosas can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Collobrieres, Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, Domaine du Rayol
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Domaine du Rayol ©
Domaine du Rayol
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas

2
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire Locale et des Traditions. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Zoologique de Frejus, identify plant and animal life at Base Nature Francois Leotard, then explore the ancient world of Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres, and finally hike along Les Balcons du Cap Roux.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael day trip app .

Traveling by car from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Saint-Raphael takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trips

Frejus, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres
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Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Parc Zoologique de Frejus ©
Parc Zoologique de Frejus
Notre Dame d‘Afrique ©
Notre Dame d‘Afrique

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