15 days in South of France Itinerary

15 days in South of France Itinerary

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Fly
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Nice
— 5 nights
Drive
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Andon
— 1 night
Drive
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Marseille
— 3 nights
Drive
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Avignon
— 1 night
Drive
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Carcassonne
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
— 2 nights
Drive to Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport, Fly to Khartoum International Airport

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Nice

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vieille Ville and Promenade des Anglais. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (La Croisette, Les Murs Peints, &more), Easy Dive (in Juan-les-Pins) and Antibes (Musee Picasso, Le Nomade, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

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Khartoum, Sudan to Nice is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Khartoum in January, you will find days in Nice are much colder (15°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Andon.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

1
night
Andon

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): fly down the slopes at Station de Ski L'Audibergue.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Andon road trip planning site.

You can drive from Nice to Andon in 1.5 hours. In January in Andon, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Andon

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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3
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Marseille

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.
Kids will enjoy Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Parc du Mugel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Six-Fours-les-Plages (Notre Dame du Mai & Ile du Gaou), Villa des Flo (in Bandol) and Saint Michel Church (in Cassis). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at The Escape Hunt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marseille trip maker website.

You can drive from Andon to Marseille in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Marseille are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

1
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Avignon

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.
On the 26th (Tue), see Provence Quad Location, then don't miss a visit to Les Eclaireurs Sculpteurs Africains, then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, and finally make a trip to Pont d'Avignon.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Avignon trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Marseille to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Avignon when traveling from Marseille in January, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

2
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Carcassonne

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de la Cavayere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then take an unorthodox tour of La Maison Hantee, and finally test your team's savvy at Tourbillon Escape Game Toulouse - Ayguesvives. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, then take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de L'Inquisition.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Carcassonne road trip site.

Drive from Avignon to Carcassonne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Carcassonne sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

2
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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Futuroscope.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chasseneuil-du-Poitou trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Theme Parks
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