14 days in French Alps Itinerary

14 days in French Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock French Alps trip planner

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Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Forcalquier
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Forcalquier
— 4 nights
Drive
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Embrun
— 4 nights
Drive
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Le Monetier-les-Bains
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 2 nights
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Berlin

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Forcalquier

— 4 nights
Forcalquier is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.Forcalquier is located between the Lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30km south of Sisteron and 10km west of the Durance river. Get in touch with nature at Gorges de la Meouge and Horseback Riding Tours. Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Sauvan and Museum of Salagon. Venture out of the city with trips to Domaine de Charance (in Gap), La Vallee Sauvage (in Saint-Geniez) and Rocher de la Baume (in Sisteron). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Les Penitents des Mees, see the interesting displays at Maison Alexandra David-Neel, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame du Bourguet, and head outdoors with Speleologie Hautes-Alpes Marc Casali.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Forcalquier holiday planning tool.

Berlin, Germany to Forcalquier is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Embrun.

Things to do in Forcalquier

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Embrun

— 4 nights
Embrun is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.DescriptionIt is located between Gap and Briançon and at the eastern end of one of the largest artificial lakes in Western Europe: the Lac de Serre-Ponçon.The Canadian town of Embrun, Ontario was named after Embrun in 1856.HistoryEmbrun was formerly known as Ebrodunum. Explore hidden gems such as Fort de Mont-Dauphin and Apiland Nature. Get outdoors at Plan d'Eau d'Embrun and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore Embrun's surroundings by going to YaPluKa (in Vars), Lac Ste Anne (in Ceillac) and Col de Vars (in Guillestre). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Muséoscope Lake, make a splash at Aquaparc embrun, contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Boscodon, and explore the striking landscape at The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Embrun online road trip planner.

Getting from Forcalquier to Embrun by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Forcalquier in August, you will find days in Embrun are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Le Monetier-les-Bains.

Things to do in Embrun

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Le Monetier-les-Bains

— 3 nights
Le Monêtier-les-Bains is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyLe Monêtier-les-Bains is the highest village of the French ski resort of Serre Chevalier at 1,500m. Get in touch with nature at Serre Chevalier Sensation and Vallon de Narreyroux. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bureau Montagne Visa Trekking and Vallee de la Claree. Take a break from Le Monetier-les-Bains with a short trip to Fort des Tetes et non fort du chateau in Briancon, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Col de l'Echelle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Le Monetier-les-Bains itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Embrun to Le Monetier-les-Bains in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Le Monetier-les-Bains

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Moustiers Sainte-Marie

— 2 nights
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Aquattitude and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Verdon Les Basses Gorges. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Faience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Le Monetier-les-Bains to Moustiers Sainte-Marie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In August in Moustiers Sainte-Marie, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips