11 days in South of France Itinerary

11 days in South of France Itinerary

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Montpellier
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Avignon
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Marseille
— 5 nights
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Sault
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Parc Zoologique Henri de Lunaret, look for all kinds of wild species at La Serre Amazonienne, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Pierre, and finally make a trip to Porte du Peyrou. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, then step into the grandiose world of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, and finally take a stroll through Place de la Comedie.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montpellier trip itinerary planning website.

Geneva, Switzerland to Montpellier is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Montpellier when traveling from Geneva in July, with lows around 22°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Salin d'Aigues-Mortes
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Architectural Building
Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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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.
On the 18th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and finally steep yourself in history at Place Crillon.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Avignon itinerary maker.

You can drive from Montpellier to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Must see
Palais des Papes
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Bridge
Pont d'Avignon
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World heritage site
Roman Theatre of Orange
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parc National des Calanques and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Chateau d'If. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, admire the natural beauty at Palais du Pharo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Marseille online day trip planner.

You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Marseille sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sault.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Sault

Sault ©
Sault is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 24th (Fri), stop by Nougat Andre Boyer.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sault road trip planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Sault in 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sault

Nature · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Mountain
Mt Ventoux
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Geologic Formation
Gorges de la Nesque
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Outdoor Activity
Gorges D'Oppedette
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