14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Portland
Fly:  16 h
1
Marseille
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
Bus + Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Cannes
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Portland

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palais Longchamp and Centre de la Vieille Charite. Step off the beaten path and head to Vallon des Auffes and Eglise St-Trophime. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Arles (St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime), Abbaye de Montmajour, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and take in nature's colorful creations at Palais du Pharo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille itinerary maker.

Portland, USA to Marseille is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Portland to Marseille. September in Marseille sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Arles
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Palais Longchamp ©
Palais Longchamp
St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage d'Aiguebelle and Plage des Canebiers. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime and Plage de Saint-Clair. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Tropez side-trips: Chapelle Sainte Roseline (in Les Arcs sur Argens), Gorges de Pennafort (in Callas) and Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial (in Draguignan). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, head outdoors with L'Arnaude Aventures, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse de Ramatuelle, and stroll through La Ponche Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saint-Tropez trip planner.

Getting from Marseille to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Saint-Tropez, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, L'Arnaude Aventures, Chapelle Sainte Roseline, Gorges de Pennafort, Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Saint-Clair ©
Plage de Saint-Clair
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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.
Get some cultural insight at La Croisette and Le Suquet. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Reformee de France, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Le Monastere Fortifie.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cannes trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Cannes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Cannes, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, San Peyre, Eglise de Biot
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Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance ©
Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews

3
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.
Visit Vieille Ville and Cemetery of the Old Chateau for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Promenade du Paillon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Menton (Promenade du Soleil & Basilica St. Michel) and Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Place Rossetti, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nice trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cannes to Nice by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Menton, Promenade Le Corbusier
Highlights from your plan
Cemetery of the Old Chateau ©
Cemetery of the Old Chateau
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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