15 days in South of France Itinerary

15 days in South of France Itinerary

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Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
2
Calvi, Corsica
— 4 nights
3
Biarritz
— 2 nights
4
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 4 nights

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

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.
Relax by the water at Plage du Petit Sperone and La Tonnara Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps) and Off-Road Tours. Explore Bonifacio's surroundings by going to Pont de Spina Cavaddu (in Sartene) and Propriano (Ecole de Parachutisme du Valinco & Boat Tours & Water Sports). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage De Roccapina, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, and stop by Volubilis.

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Paris to Bonifacio is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bonifacio, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Calvi.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Propriano, Plage De Roccapina, Pont de Spina Cavaddu
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Off-Road Tours
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
La Tonnara Beach ©
La Tonnara Beach

4
nights
Calvi, Corsica

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra and Nature Reserve of Scandola. Relax by the water at Plage de Bodri and Aregno Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calvi: Galeria (Vallée du Fango & Galeria Marina), Phare de la Pietra (in Ile Rousse) and Plage de Ghjunchitu (in Corbara). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, appreciate the history behind Monument aux Morts, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Sainte Marie Majeure.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Calvi online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bonifacio to Calvi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Calvi when traveling from Bonifacio in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Corsica, Galeria, Corbara, Aregno Beach, Phare de la Pietra
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Bodri ©
Plage de Bodri
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach

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nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
On the 22nd (Sat), kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz, then make a trip to Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, and finally stop by L'Atelier du Piment. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Hendaye and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Biarritz online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Calvi to Biarritz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Calvi in August; daily highs in Biarritz reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, L'Atelier du Piment, Plage d'Hendaye, Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
L'Atelier du Piment ©
L'Atelier du Piment
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz

2
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
On the 24th (Mon), kick back and relax at Plage de Chatelaillon, then make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, then take some stellar pictures from Clocher Observatoire, and then explore the galleries of Association Hermione-La Fayette.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read La Rochelle holiday planner.

Getting from Biarritz to La Rochelle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in La Rochelle can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Plage de Chatelaillon, Association Hermione-La Fayette
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de Beynac and Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques. Get out of town with these interesting Sarlat-la-Caneda side-trips: Rocamadour (Rocher des Aigles & La Foret des Singes), Les Grottes de Maxange (in Le Buisson-de-Cadouin) and Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac (in Audrix). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins d'Eau, explore the ancient world of Le Moustier, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, and paddle through the water with Canoes Loisirs.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarlat-la-Caneda online trip planner.

Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from La Rochelle, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocamadour, Peyzac-le-Moustier, Chateau de Commarque, Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne, Les Grottes de Maxange
Highlights from your plan
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes
Canoes Loisirs ©
Canoes Loisirs

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