14 days in South of France & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

14 days in South of France & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Antibes, France
— 2 nights
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
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Saint-Tropez, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Take a break from Nice with a short trip to Saint-Paul de Vence in St-Paul-de-Vence, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by Vieille Ville, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip builder site.

Chicago, USA to Nice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Nice, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Nice are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, make a trip to Place du Palais, pause for some photo ops at Hommage des Colonies Etrangeres Statue, then appreciate the history behind Grimaldi Statue, then contemplate the long history of Vieux Monaco, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Princess Grace Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe, try to win big at Casino Cafe de Paris, then explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port de Fontvieille.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Monaco-Ville trip planner.

Monaco-Ville is just a short distance from Nice. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Antibes.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Antibes, France

Diamond of the French Riviera

The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nikki Beach. Take a break from Antibes with a short trip to Le Suquet in Cannes, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Île Sainte-Marguerite, don't miss a visit to Les Murs Peints, and get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Antibes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monaco-Ville to Antibes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Antibes

Nightlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Cannes, France

Festival City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands and then take a stroll through Le Suquet. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Les Murs Peints and then don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cannes travel planner.

Cannes is just a stone's throw from Antibes. Traveling from Antibes in September, Cannes is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 4th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Escalet. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Cap Taillat, get outside with Tahiti Plage, then learn about all things military at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema, and finally stop by Port Grimaud.

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Traveling by car from Cannes to Saint-Tropez takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips