13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Montpellier
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Nice
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Cannes
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: London

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Mon), snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Espiguette Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Montpellier trip planner.

London, UK to Montpellier is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Montpellier at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Montpellier

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pont d'Avignon, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach, Espiguette Beach
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Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach ©
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Pointe Rouge. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Parc Balneaire du Prado, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, thenexplore the striking landscape at Calanques, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Marseille online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Marseille sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Calanques, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques
Plage de la Pointe Rouge ©
Plage de la Pointe Rouge

4
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Castel Plage and Blue Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Eden Plage Mala and Larvotto Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Palmes Beach in Menton (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, stroll through Paloma Beach, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Marseille in June, you will find days in Nice are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paloma Beach, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Eden Plage Mala, Palmes Beach, Larvotto Beach
Highlights from your plan
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais
Eden Plage Mala ©
Eden Plage Mala
Paloma Beach ©
Paloma Beach

2
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), head off the coast to Lérins Islands. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Plage du Martinez.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cannes tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Cannes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in June, Cannes is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Plage du Martinez ©
Plage du Martinez

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 25th (Thu), kick back and relax at La Tonnara Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Palombaggia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Spalmatore.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bonifacio travel route planner.

You can fly from Cannes to Bonifacio in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Cala Spalmatore, Plage de Palombaggia
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Palombaggia ©
Plage de Palombaggia
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Spiaggia di Cala Spalmatore ©
Spiaggia di Cala Spalmatore

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