15 days in Avignon, Aix-en-Provence & Arles Itinerary

15 days in Avignon, Aix-en-Provence & Arles Itinerary

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Avignon
— 5 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 6 nights
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Arles
— 3 nights

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Avignon

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grotte de la Madeleine and Grottes de Thouzon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ile de la Barthelasse and Basilique Saint Pierre. Change things up with these side-trips from Avignon: Grotte de Saint Marcel (in Bidon), Le Pont d'Arc (in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc) and Canoe Evasion (in Fontaine de Vaucluse). Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Le Parc Alexis Gruss. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of Wine Safari, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, glide peacefully along the water with Canoe Vaucluse, and take a stroll through Place Des Carmes.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Avignon trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Avignon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in July: high temperatures in Avignon hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Canoe Evasion
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Wine Safari
4.7

6
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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ile du Gaou and Calanque du Sugiton. Get in touch with nature at Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette and Calanque d'En-Vau. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou), Plage de l'Estagnol (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas) and Route des Cretes (in La Ciotat). There's lots more to do: get a tailor-made plan with Tastes of Provence - Tours, look and learn at Planetarium Peiresc, whizz through the canopy at Coudou Parc, and admire the striking features of Le Tour de l'Horloge.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Avignon to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Arles

Arles ©

Soul of Provence

Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Le Vieux Mas and Off-Road Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Le Marche d'Arles and Mas de la Comtesse. Get out of town with these interesting Arles side-trips: Espiguette Beach (in Le Grau-du-Roi) and Golf de Servanes (in Mouries). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Les Marais du Vigueirat, make a trip to Aqueduc Romain de Barbegal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime), and steep yourself in history at Eglise St-Trophime.

Start your trip to Arles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Arles takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Arles are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arles

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Le Vieux Mas
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Golf Course
Golf de Servanes
4.6

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