15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Nice
1
Nice
— 4 nights
Train + Ferry:  3 h 30 min
2
Saint-Tropez
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Arles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Nice

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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nice road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiport is Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport. In August in Nice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Saint-Tropez, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 19°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Tours Parks

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Aix-en-Provence is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, admire the local landmark of Mossy Fountain, laugh and play at Mystery Games, and take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Fondation Vasarely ©
Fondation Vasarely
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

3
nights
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue ©
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a town and commune on the Sorgue river in southeastern France. Explore L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue's surroundings by going to Chateau de Lourmarin (in Lourmarin), Mines de Bruoux (in Gargas) and Tapiezo (in Roussillon). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Fondation Villa Datris, make a trip to Waterwheel Circuit, browse for treasures at L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Market, and delve into the distant past at Village des Bories.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue road trip site.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Arles.

Things to do in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Gordes, Mines de Bruoux, Chateau de Lourmarin, La Cave de Bonnieux
Highlights from your plan
Tapiezo ©
Tapiezo
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Fondation Villa Datris ©
Fondation Villa Datris

2
nights
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Hortus. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musee des Santons, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Baux de Provence, explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, then contemplate the long history of Theatre Antique, and finally explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes).

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Arles trip builder website.

Drive from L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue to Arles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Arles are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence

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