15 days in South of France Itinerary

15 days in South of France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of France holiday maker

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Nice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannes
— 1 night
Drive
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Manosque
— 2 nights
Drive
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Avignon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marseille
— 4 nights
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Nice

— 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Nice is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and make a trip to Place Massena.

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Jakarta, Indonesia to Nice is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in February, with highs in Nice at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Cannes

— 1 night

Festival City

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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Manosque.

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Manosque

— 2 nights
Manosque is the largest town and commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the activities along Plan d'Eau des Vannades, examine the collection at Maison de la Biodiversite, then hunt for treasures at Grand Marche Hebdomadaire, and finally make a trip to Tour du Mont d'Or. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centre Historique de Manosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre-Dame de Romigier, browse the collection at Librairie le Petit Pois, then examine the collection at Fondation Carzou, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Sauveur.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manosque road trip site.

You can drive from Cannes to Manosque in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Manosque

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Avignon

— 2 nights

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, then get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet, and finally explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rocher des Doms, and then contemplate the long history of Place Crillon.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Manosque to Avignon takes 2 hours. In March in Avignon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Marseille

— 4 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aix-en-Provence (Musee Granet, Cours Mirabeau, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, and wander the streets of The Panier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Marseille online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips