17 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

17 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice
— 5 nights
2
Avignon
— 2 nights
3
Marseille
— 9 nights

5
nights
Nice

Nice ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Croisette as well as La cité médiévale. Get some historical perspective at Vieille Ville and Le Suquet. Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. When in Nice, make a side trip to see Saint-Paul de Vence in St-Paul-de-Vence, approximately St-Paul-de-Vence away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and make a trip to Place Massena.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nice trip site.

Strasbourg to Nice is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Eze, Cannes, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

2
nights
Avignon

Avignon ©
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.
Arenes de Nimes has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, thenlearn about winemaking at Les Caves Saint Charles, and then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon. On your second day here, catch a live event at Arenes de Nimes, take in the views from Pont du Gard, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau de la Gardine.

Plan my day in Avignon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Nice to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in June, expect nights in Avignon to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Arenes de Nimes, Pont du Gard
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Les Caves Saint Charles ©
Les Caves Saint Charles

9
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Provence Wine Tours as well as Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. Escape the urban bustle at Calanques and Chateau d'If. Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio, Cours Mirabeau, &more), Chateau Calissanne (in Lancon-Provence) and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, stop by The Panier, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marseille day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Avignon to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Calanques, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Chateau Calissanne
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

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