14 days in France Itinerary

14 days in France Itinerary

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Lyon
— 3 nights
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Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
— 3 nights
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Le Lavandou
— 4 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
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Grenoble
— 1 night
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Baume-les-Dames
— 1 night

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3
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Lyon

Lyon ©
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.
On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Plan D'Eau de Bordelan and then steep yourself in history at Cite medievale de Perouges.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip itinerary tool.

Heidelberg, Germany to Lyon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.

Things to do in Lyon

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Plan D'Eau de Bordelan, Cite medievale de Perouges
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Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
The Presqu'ile ©
The Presqu'ile
Place des Jacobins
Place des Jacobins

3
nights
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Engulfed in the Provençal culture, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer has many literary, artistic, and musical references from master artists due to its location where the Rhône meets the Mediterranean and as the pilgrimage destination for Romany people, sometimes called gypsies.
We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Piemanson and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Horseback Riding Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Change things up with these side-trips from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer: Saint-Gilles (Abbatiale de Saint Gilles & Oiveraie Jeanjean). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of life in the country at Manade Cavallini, identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, and settle in for a delightful tour with Les Balades en Caleche de Nico.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. September in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles, Plage de Piemanson
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Horseback Riding Tours
Plage de Piemanson ©
Plage de Piemanson
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach ©
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach

4
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Cavaliere and Grande Plage du Lavandou. Explore hidden gems such as Plage d'Aiguebelle and Port de Cavalaire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Lavandou: La Croix-Valmer (Heraclee Beach & Plage de Sylvabelle), Chateau de Grimaud (in Grimaud) and Wine Tours Provence & Riviera (in Cogolin). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Louis, do a tasting at Domaine de l'Anglade, and relax and rejuvenate at Tanaka Spa.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Le Lavandou road trip planner.

You can drive from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer to Le Lavandou in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Le Lavandou are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La Croix-Valmer, Chateau de Grimaud, Wine Tours Provence & Riviera, Port de Cavalaire
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Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Plage de l'Estagnol ©
Plage de l'Estagnol
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence trip planning tool.

You can drive from Le Lavandou to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grenoble.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Tours · Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Grenoble

Grenoble ©
At the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère (the lion and the serpent), Grenoble offers you tons of winter and summer activities to keep the entire family busy, like hiking, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as swimming in clean mountain lakes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Place Grenette, then relax and rejuvenate at Surane Spa, and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Troupes de Montagne.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grenoble trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Grenoble takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in September, expect Grenoble to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Baume-les-Dames.

Things to do in Grenoble

Spas · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Surane Spa
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Surane Spa ©
Surane Spa
Place Grenette ©
Place Grenette
Musee des Troupes de Montagne ©
Musee des Troupes de Montagne

1
night
Baume-les-Dames

Baume-les-Dames ©
Baume-les-Dames is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France. On the 16th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de la Glaciere, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de l’Audeux, take an in-depth tour of Hotel Particulier des Sires de Neufchatel, then admire the landmark architecture of Maison a Tourelle, then Head underground at Grotte de Sous-Buen, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye de Baume-les-Dames.

Plan a Baume-les-Dames trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Grenoble to Baume-les-Dames by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In September in Baume-les-Dames, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Baume-les-Dames

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chaux-les-Passavant
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Grotte de la Glaciere ©
Grotte de la Glaciere
Abbaye de Baume-les-Dames ©
Abbaye de Baume-les-Dames
Maison a Tourelle ©
Maison a Tourelle

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