15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Strasbourg
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
La Croix-Valmer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Antibes
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris visit planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Paris is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
The Live Thriller ©
The Live Thriller
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 5th (Sun), stop by La Petite France, then see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Palais de Rohan ©
Palais de Rohan
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Coudouliere, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Capelan. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Lumiere, then cruise along Route des Cretes, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l’Arene, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bestouan Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Marseille tour website.

Traveling by flight from Strasbourg to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Strasbourg in July; daily highs in Marseille reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Cassis, Bandol, Plage de la Coudouliere
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de la Coudouliere ©
Plage de la Coudouliere

3
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de Gigaro and Heraclee Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Croix-Valmer: Le Lavandou (Plage de Jean Blanc, Plage d'Aiguebelle, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Plage de Vergeron, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Debarquement, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grimaud.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read La Croix-Valmer trip maker tool.

Drive from Marseille to La Croix-Valmer in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Chateau de Grimaud
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage du Debarquement ©
Plage du Debarquement

2
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Frejus Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard, then see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get outside with Plage le Magellan, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Chateau, then kick back and relax at Abel Baliff Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Calanque de Maubois.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael trip planner.

You can drive from La Croix-Valmer to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Traveling from La Croix-Valmer in July, expect nights in Saint-Raphael to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Frejus, Plage du Chateau, Plage le Magellan
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Scuba & Snorkeling
Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois

3
nights
Antibes

Antibes ©
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.
Visit Plage Naturiste De La Batterie and Plage du Soleil for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Plage Robinson in Mandelieu-la-Napoule (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, walk around Square Mistral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Antibes.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Antibes online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Antibes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Antibes are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Vallauris, Square Mistral
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage Naturiste De La Batterie ©
Plage Naturiste De La Batterie

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