12 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

12 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

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Start: Antibes, France
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Antibes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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St-Paul-de-Vence, France
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
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Antibes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
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Grasse, France
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
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Antibes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
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Biot, France
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
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Antibes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Eze, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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Antibes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Antibes, France
— 2 nights
End: Antibes, France

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Antibes, France

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes and then enjoy the sea views from Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe).

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Antibes day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Marseille Provence Airport and Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Antibes can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to St-Paul-de-Vence.

Things to do in Antibes

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) ©
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe)
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes ©
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes

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St-Paul-de-Vence, France

St-Paul-de-Vence ©
Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Center - Polygone Riviera, then get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, and then see the interesting displays at Fondation Maeght.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St-Paul-de-Vence day trip planning site.

St-Paul-de-Vence is just a stone's throw from Antibes. In August, daytime highs in St-Paul-de-Vence are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Antibes.

Things to do in St-Paul-de-Vence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shopping Center - Polygone Riviera
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Fondation Maeght
Fondation Maeght
Shopping Center - Polygone Riviera ©
Shopping Center - Polygone Riviera

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night
Antibes, France

Antibes
To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Antibes trip maker site.

Antibes is just a stone's throw from St-Paul-de-Vence. You'll set off for Grasse on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Grasse, France

Grasse ©
Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department, on the French Riviera.The town is considered the world's capital of perfume. On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame du Puy, then look for gifts at La Nouvelle Cremerie, and then look for gifts at La Source Parfumee.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grasse trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Antibes to Grasse in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Antibes in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grasse, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Grasse

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Source Parfumee
Highlights from your plan
La Nouvelle Cremerie ©
La Nouvelle Cremerie
La Source Parfumee ©
La Source Parfumee

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night
Antibes, France

Antibes
To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Antibes trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grasse to Antibes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Biot.

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Biot, France

Biot ©
Biot is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. La Verrerie de Biot has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Biot, admire the masterpieces at Musee Magnelli, Musee de la ceramique, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage, then look for gifts at La Verrerie de Biot, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Biot travel planner.

Biot is just a stone's throw from Antibes. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Antibes.

Things to do in Biot

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage, Musee Magnelli, Musee de la ceramique
Highlights from your plan
Eglise de Biot ©
Eglise de Biot
Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI ©
Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI
La Verrerie de Biot ©
La Verrerie de Biot

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night
Antibes, France

Antibes
To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Antibes travel planner.

Antibes is just a stone's throw from Biot. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and then examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo trip planner.

You can drive from Antibes to Monte-Carlo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Monte-Carlo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Eze.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan

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Eze, France

Eze ©
Hillside villages along the Mediterranean coast don't come more picturesque than Eze, attracting vacationers with its perfectly preserved medieval streets, colorful botanical gardens, and sweeping sea views.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La cité médiévale as well as Parfumerie Fragonard - L'Usine laboratoire.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Eze using our trip planner.

Eze is just a stone's throw from Monte-Carlo. In August, daily temperatures in Eze can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Antibes.

Things to do in Eze

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Marche des Halles de Menton, Villa Kerylos
Highlights from your plan
Villa Kerylos ©
Villa Kerylos
La cité médiévale ©
La cité médiévale
Parfumerie Fragonard - L'Usine laboratoire ©
Parfumerie Fragonard - L'Usine laboratoire

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Antibes, France

Antibes
For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Antibes online route planner.

Take a train from Eze to Antibes in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Avignon on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©
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 6th (Mon): catch a live event at Arenes de Nimes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime, then explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, and finally contemplate the long history of Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Forteresse de Mornas, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tarascon, then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, and finally take in the views from Pont du Gard.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Avignon day trip website.

You can drive from Antibes to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Antibes in August, expect little chillier with lows of 63°F in Avignon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Antibes.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Forteresse de Mornas, Pont du Gard, Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole, Arenes de Nimes, Eglise St-Trophime
Highlights from your plan
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Forteresse de Mornas ©
Forteresse de Mornas

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Antibes, France

Antibes ©
You've added Parc Du Paradou, Musee Picasso, Fort Carre, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of St. Tropez Harbor, kick back and relax at La Ponche Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Midi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Carre, then explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso, and then walk around Parc Du Paradou.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Antibes visit planner.

Getting from Avignon to Antibes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Avignon in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Antibes: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 71°F at night. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Vallauris
Highlights from your plan
La Ponche Beach ©
La Ponche Beach
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso
Fort Carre ©
Fort Carre