15 days in South of France Itinerary

15 days in South of France Itinerary

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Rocamadour
— 1 night
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Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
— 2 nights
Drive
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Castellane
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nice
— 3 nights
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Calvi, Corsica
— 3 nights
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Zonza, Corsica
— 2 nights
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Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night
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Rocamadour

— 1 night

Balcony of the Dordogne Valley

Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): Head underground at Grottes de Lacave. On the next day, get curious at Grotte du Pech-Merle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gouffre de Padirac, then identify plant and animal life at Rocher des Aigles, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique St-Sauveur.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rocamadour trip app.

London, UK to Rocamadour is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Rocamadour hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

— 2 nights

Prehistoric Capital

Best known for its discovery of the first five skeletons of Cro-Magnons, the earliest known examples of Homo sapiens sapiens, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is home to the rock shelter that held skeletons included a fetus, and remarkably modern looking skulls with a much rounder shape than the earlier Neanderthal.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Rouffignac, then make a trip to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, then step into the grandiose world of The Maison Forte de Reignac, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Font de Gaume and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil attractions planning app.

Drive from Rocamadour to Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Castellane.

Things to do in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Castellane

— 2 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): push the limits with an extreme tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes La Palud, then explore the activities along Les Gorges du Verdon, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Castellane trip tool.

Getting from Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil to Castellane by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, Castellane is a bit warmer than Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil - with highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of La cité médiévale, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planner.

You can drive from Castellane to Nice in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Castellane in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Nice, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Calvi, Corsica

— 3 nights
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Off-Road Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Calvi side-trips: Galeria (Vallée du Fango & Galeria Marina) and Phare de la Pietra (in Ile Rousse). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, and explore the ancient world of Village abandonné d'Occi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Calvi holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Calvi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Zonza.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Zonza, Corsica

— 2 nights
Zonza is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.GeographyZonza is located in the mountain chain of Barocagio-Marghese which extends to the south of the Incudine massif. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Tamaricciu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Piscia di Gallu, then take in the awesome beauty at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles), and then get outside with Pisca di Ghjaddu.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zonza trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calvi to Zonza takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Zonza are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Zonza

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Corsica

— 1 night
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), steep yourself in history at Bastion de L'Etendard, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone.

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Drive from Zonza to Bonifacio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches