20 days in Avignon, Cannes & Porquerolles Island Itinerary

20 days in Avignon, Cannes & Porquerolles Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur trip planner

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Avignon
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Avignon

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Route des Cretes. On the 23rd (Mon), take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes, explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, make a trip to Palais des Papes, then make a trip to Pont d'Avignon, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee du Petit Palais.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Avignon driving holiday planner.

Putgarten, Germany to Avignon is an approximately 17-hour car ride. Traveling from Putgarten in August, expect nights in Avignon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cannes

— 15 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Plage de Cabasson, Le port de l'ile de Porquerolles and Les Gorges du Verdon. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Cassis (Trolib & Kayaking & Canoeing), Plage de Pampelonne (in Ramatuelle) and Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, get a taste of the local shopping with Rue d'Antibes, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands.

Start your trip to Cannes by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Avignon to Cannes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cannes are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Porquerolles Island.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Porquerolles Island

— 2 nights
Porquerolles Island is known for outdoors, beaches, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Plage Notre Dame, shop like a local with Fondation Carmignac, take in the waterfront activity at Le port de l'ile de Porquerolles, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Anne.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Porquerolles Island trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Cannes to Porquerolles Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porquerolles Island

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks