15 days in French Alps Itinerary

15 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Thorenc
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Thorenc
— 1 night
Drive
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La Palud sur Verdon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Allos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Embrun
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cervieres
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint Martin-Vesubie
— 3 nights
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport

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Thorenc

— 1 night
To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Thorenc route builder tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Thorenc is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Thorenc. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: high temperatures in Thorenc hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Palud sur Verdon.

Things to do in Thorenc

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

La Palud sur Verdon

— 3 nights
Get outdoors at Les Gorges du Verdon and Verdon Escalade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Palud sur Verdon: Moustiers Sainte-Marie (Notre Dame de Beauvoir & Centre Ville) and Castellane (Climbing Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, &more).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Palud sur Verdon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thorenc to La Palud sur Verdon takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Thorenc in August, expect nights in La Palud sur Verdon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Allos.

Things to do in La Palud sur Verdon

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trips

Allos

— 2 nights
Allos is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France.Allos is a high mountain commune in the southern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): head outdoors with Tete de la Sestriere, don't miss a visit to Lac d'Allos, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de la Lance. On your second day here, trek along Lacs de Vens, then don't miss a visit to Col de la Bonette, and then see the interesting displays at Maison Musee Colmars.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Allos trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from La Palud sur Verdon to Allos in 2 hours. Traveling from La Palud sur Verdon in August, expect nights in Allos to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Embrun.

Things to do in Allos

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Embrun

— 3 nights
Embrun is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.DescriptionIt is located between Gap and Briançon and at the eastern end of one of the largest artificial lakes in Western Europe: the Lac de Serre-Ponçon.The Canadian town of Embrun, Ontario was named after Embrun in 1856.HistoryEmbrun was formerly known as Ebrodunum. Get outdoors at Lac de Serre-Poncon and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore Embrun's surroundings by going to Parc National des Ecrins (in Pelvoux), Ecrins Vol Libre (in Orcieres) and The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier (in Reotier). It doesn't end there: hike along Sentier des Marmottes and identify plant and animal life at Val d'Escreins.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Embrun trip maker site.

Drive from Allos to Embrun in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Embrun can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cervieres.

Things to do in Embrun

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Cervieres

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Azak Mushing, head outdoors with Quey'raft, and then take in the awesome beauty at Col d'Izoard. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Leila'venture and then get outside with Esf.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cervieres travel site.

You can drive from Embrun to Cervieres in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Martin-Vesubie.

Things to do in Cervieres

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Saint Martin-Vesubie

— 3 nights
Saint-Martin-Vésubie is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.GeographySaint-Martin-Vésubie is established on the edge of a glacial plate.HistorySan Martin first appears in recorded history in the 12th century, although there are archaeological remnants of a Romanized indigenous population dating back to the 1st century.The medieval castrum, or fortification, extends along a cliff overlooking Valley of the Madonna through which ran the old Salt Road that extended from the Piedmont to the port city of Nice.It was part of the historic County of Nice until 1860 as San Martino Vesubia.In their 1997 book "The Templar Revelation," Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince write on pg. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Les lacs de prals and then head outdoors with Lac de Trecolpas. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Sport Addict, explore the activities along Le Lac du Senateur, and then hike along Sentier Planetaire.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Martin-Vesubie day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cervieres to Saint Martin-Vesubie takes 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Martin-Vesubie can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Martin-Vesubie

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip