11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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11 days in France Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
La Croix-Valmer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Cannes
— 3 nights
Fly + Ferry:  12 h 30 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Champs-Elysees. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Paris due to the time zone difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence online trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Paris to Aix-en-Provence in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aix-en-Provence, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Carrieres des Lumieres, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

2
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Plage des Marines, then identify plant and animal life at Le Cap Lardier, then stroll through Heraclee Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Plage de Vergeron, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then examine the collection at Confiserie Azureenne.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read La Croix-Valmer trip planner .

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to La Croix-Valmer in 2 hours. May in La Croix-Valmer sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage des Marines, Scuba & Snorkeling, Confiserie Azureenne
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Le Cap Lardier ©
Le Cap Lardier

3
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes. Do your shopping at La Croisette and Galerie Gabel. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Palais Lascaris (in Nice) and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, and take in the exciting artwork at Pierini Verre contemporain.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes journey planner.

Traveling by car from La Croix-Valmer to Cannes takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Biot, Nice, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©

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