16 days in France, Barcelona & Roses Itinerary

16 days in France, Barcelona & Roses Itinerary

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Annecy-le-Vieux, France
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Le Puy-en-Velay, France
— 1 night
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Millau, France
— 1 night
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Carcassonne, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Roses, Spain
— 1 night
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Avignon, France
— Few hours
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Entrevaux, France
— 1 night
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Marseille, France
— 1 night

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Annecy-le-Vieux, France

Annecy-le-Vieux ©
Take a break from the city and head to Les Pertes de le Valserine and Lac des Dronieres. Do some cultural sightseeing at Les Glacieres de Sylans and Chateau De Clermont. Get out of town with these interesting Annecy-le-Vieux side-trips: Lac Genin (in Oyonnax), Pont de la Caille (in Cruseilles) and Fort L'Ecluse (in Leaz).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Annecy-le-Vieux road trip planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Annecy-le-Vieux is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Annecy-le-Vieux can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Annecy-le-Vieux

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort L'Ecluse ©
Fort L'Ecluse
Chateau De Clermont ©
Chateau De Clermont
Les Pertes de le Valserine ©
Les Pertes de le Valserine

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Make your Lyon itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Annecy-le-Vieux to Lyon takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lyon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Le Puy-en-Velay.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

1
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Le Puy-en-Velay, France

Le Puy-en-Velay ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Statue de Notre Dame de France, admire the striking features of Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then make a trip to Le camino musee du chemin de saint jacques au depart du puy en velay, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Penitents. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Cave de la Chevrerie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine Of St. Joseph, and then admire the striking features of Chapelle St. Michel d'Aiguilhe.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Le Puy-en-Velay trip planner.

You can drive from Lyon to Le Puy-en-Velay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Millau.

Things to do in Le Puy-en-Velay

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Statue de Notre Dame de France ©
Statue de Notre Dame de France
Chapelle des Penitents ©
Chapelle des Penitents
Chapelle St. Michel d'Aiguilhe ©
Chapelle St. Michel d'Aiguilhe

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Millau, France

Millau ©

Leather Capital of France

Best known for its sheepskin gloves, Millau was at the head of the French fashion industry for gloves for two centuries.
For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Millau sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Le Puy-en-Velay to Millau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Millau

Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
La Couvertoirade ©
La Couvertoirade
Parasailing & Paragliding
Eglise Saint-Pierre ©
Eglise Saint-Pierre

1
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Carcassonne, France

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 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then explore the activities along Canal du Midi, and finally learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Millau to Carcassonne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Millau in October; daily highs in Carcassonne reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Barcelona.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 31st (Sat), head outdoors with Mercado Gotico de Barcelona (Mercat Gotic de Barcelona), then walk around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Carcassonne in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 18°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Roses.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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Roses, Spain

Roses ©
Roses is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà, located on the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, Spain. On the 2nd (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Far de Cala Nans (Cala Nans Lighthouse).

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Roses route planner.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Roses takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Roses can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Roses

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Far de Cala Nans (Cala Nans Lighthouse) ©
Far de Cala Nans (Cala Nans Lighthouse)

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Avignon, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Palais du Roure, contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes, then make a trip to Pont d'Avignon, and finally steep yourself in history at Place Crillon.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Avignon trip planning tool.

Getting from Roses to Avignon by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Roses in November, Avignon is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Entrevaux.

Things to do in Avignon

Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Palais du Roure ©
Palais du Roure

1
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Entrevaux, France

Entrevaux
Entrevaux is a commune (municipality), former episcopal seat (not bishopric in title, that remained the Diocese of Glandèves) and Latin Catholic titular see in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.GeographySet on both sides of the narrow road between Annot and Puget-Théniers that runs alongside the gorge of the river Var, the medieval walled town lies in the shadow of a mountaintop citadel.HistoryFollowing incursions of Saracens and the razing of the old town of Glandèves, which became a bishopric no later then the sixth century, the more defensible site of medieval Entrevaux was founded in the 11th century on the rocky spur in an angle of the river; the oldest recorded name is Interrivos and dates from 1040.Between 1481 and 1487, Provence became a part of France.In 1536, Entrevaux fell to the troops of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, betrayed by its lord Jacques Glandeves; half the population was massacred (coll.). For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Entrevaux trip maker tool.

Getting from Avignon to Entrevaux by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Avignon in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Entrevaux, with lows around 11°C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Nice.

Things to do in Entrevaux

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

1
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Nice, France

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.
On the 4th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and finally steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris, make a trip to Place Massena, then stop by Vieille Ville, and finally take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nice sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Entrevaux to Nice takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice

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Marseille, France

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.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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