15 days in French Alps Itinerary

15 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Castellane
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jausiers
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montgenevre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sisteron
— 3 nights
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Castellane

— 3 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Castellane: Canyon du Riolan (in Sigale) and Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur (in Thorenc). Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, examine the collection at CitroMuseum, don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc, and snap pictures at Pont du Roc.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Castellane trip itinerary website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Castellane is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In July, Castellane is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Moustiers Sainte-Marie

— 3 nights
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Kids will appreciate attractions like Les Gorges du Verdon and Lac D'esparron. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moustiers Sainte-Marie: Quinson (Verdon Les Basses Gorges & Musee De Prehistoire Des Gorges Du Verdon), Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon) and Valensole (Plateau de Valensole & Lavande Angelvin). The adventure continues: make a trip to Centre Ville, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame de Beauvoir, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, and go for a stroll along the water at Le Petit Port.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Castellane to Moustiers Sainte-Marie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Moustiers Sainte-Marie, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jausiers.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jausiers

— 2 nights
Jausiers is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Real, then make a splash at Aquaparc embrun, then get outside with Lac de Serre-Poncon, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lac d'Allos, then get outside with Tete de la Sestriere, and then don't miss a visit to Col de la Bonette.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jausiers holiday planner.

Getting from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Jausiers by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moustiers Sainte-Marie in July: highs in Jausiers hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Montgenevre.

Things to do in Jausiers

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Montgenevre

— 3 nights
Montgenèvre is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyMontgenèvre is located in the French Cottian Alps. Kids will appreciate attractions like Luge Monty Express and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Montgenevre side-trips: The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier), River Rafting & Tubing (in Eygliers) and Col d'Izoard (in Cervieres). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fort des Gondrans, head outdoors with Raquettes et Yourte, and get to know the fascinating history of Cite Vauban.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Montgenevre trip builder.

Traveling by car from Jausiers to Montgenevre takes 2 hours. Traveling from Jausiers in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Montgenevre, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sisteron.

Things to do in Montgenevre

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Sisteron

— 3 nights
Sisteron is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Sisteron is situated on the banks of the River Durance just after the confluence of the rivers Buëch and Sasse. Kids will appreciate attractions like Apiland Nature and Corbi Parc. Get out of town with these interesting Sisteron side-trips: Muséoscope Lake (in Rousset), Ecrins Vol Libre (in Orcieres) and La Ferme du Bois Noir (in Ancelle). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of La Citadelle de Sisteron, stroll around La Vallee Sauvage, explore the fascinating underground world of Gorges de la Meouge, and explore the striking landscape at Rocher de la Baume.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sisteron trip maker.

You can drive from Montgenevre to Sisteron in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Montgenevre in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sisteron, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sisteron

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips