15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Cannes
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
La Croix-Valmer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
4
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de Guerrevieille. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannes: St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild & Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike), Eglise (in Villefranche-sur-Mer) and Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez). There's more to do: take a stroll through La Croisette and shop like a local with Pierini Verre contemporain.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes holiday app .

Toronto, Canada to Cannes is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Cannes. In May, daytime highs in Cannes are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Vieille Ville, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Scuba & Snorkeling, Pierini Verre contemporain
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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. Visit Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage du Debarquement for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Heraclee Beach and Plage de Gigaro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Croix-Valmer: Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Domaine Sainte Marie & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Vergeron, explore the gorgeous colors at Le Cap Lardier, and kick back and relax at Port Grimaud Beach.

Make your La Croix-Valmer itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Cannes to La Croix-Valmer takes 1.5 hours. In May in La Croix-Valmer, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Plage des Marines, Port Grimaud Beach
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage du Debarquement ©
Plage du Debarquement

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Sentier Jean Francois Jube. Get some historical perspective at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Cassis (Calanques, Bestouan Beach, & more) and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence holiday app .

You can drive from La Croix-Valmer to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cassis, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

4
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.
Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Aix-en-Provence to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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