15 days in Nice, Marseille & Seattle Itinerary

15 days in Nice, Marseille & Seattle Itinerary

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Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Marseille, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
3
Seattle, United States
— 4 nights
End: Seattle, United States

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Gassin (Les Murs Vegetaux & Jardin Remarquable l'Hardy - Denonain), Cueillette du Rocher (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens) and Cogolin (Chateau Saint-Maur Cru Classe & Parcours Decouverte : Les Activites Traditionnelles de la Vallee de la Mole). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, hunt for treasures at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, and steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris.

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Seattle, USA to Nice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Nice, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in Nice at 70°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Cogolin, Cueillette du Rocher
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

5
nights
Marseille, France

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Marche sur Bormes les Mimosas & Chapelle Saint-Francois-de-Paule), Bandol (Sentier Littoral & Foret de Roustagnon) and Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole (in Six-Fours-les-Plages). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie A. Blachere, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Marseille online day trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Marseille are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Avignon, Hyeres, Bandol
Highlights from your plan
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

4
nights
Seattle, United States

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Change things up with a short trip to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle route planner.

Getting from Marseille to Seattle by flight takes about 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Marseille to Seattle. While traveling from Marseille, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Bellevue Botanical Garden, Hurricane Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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