14 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

14 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marseille
— 2 nights
2
Avignon
— 3 nights
3
Hyeres
— 3 nights
4
Cannes
— 4 nights

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.
Let the collections at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre and Musee Granet capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palais Longchamp and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes, and take in nature's colorful creations at Palais du Pharo.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Marseille is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Marseille due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, you will find days in Marseille are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
Highlights from your plan
Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Avignon

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.
Appreciate the collections at Musee Departemental Arles Antique and Musee du Petit Palais. Get a sense of the local culture at Palais des Papes and Eglise St-Trophime. Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Mt Ventoux (in Brantes), Saint-Remy-de-Provence (Site Archeologique de Glanum & Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, and take in the views from Pont d'Avignon.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Avignon tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Arles, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Mt Ventoux, Horseback Riding Tours, Distillerie A. Blachere
Highlights from your plan
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

3
nights
Hyeres

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Chateau d'Hyeres and Eglise Saint-Pierre will appeal to history buffs. Visit Plage de Gigaro and Plage de Jean Blanc for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: La Croix-Valmer (Le Cap Lardier & Heraclee Beach), Plage d'Aiguebelle (in Le Lavandou) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Plage Notre Dame, stroll through Plage La Capte, and kick back and relax at Plage du Pradeau.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Hyeres visit website.

You can drive from Avignon to Hyeres in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Hyeres, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Le Lavandou, Plage Notre Dame, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage Notre Dame ©
Plage Notre Dame
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes and La Croisette. You'll get in some beach time at Castel Plage and Plage du Midi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: Paloma Beach (in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Calanque de Maubois (in Saint-Raphael). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Suquet, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, head outdoors with Academie de L'Air, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Abel Baliff Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannes trip planner.

You can drive from Hyeres to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cannes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Golfe-Juan Vallauris, Saint-Raphael, Paloma Beach, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes ©
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

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