22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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22 days in France Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Le Lavandou
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cassis
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Villeneuve-Loubet), River Rafting & Tubing (in Breil-sur-Roya) and Cannes (Academie de L'Air & Lérins Islands). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Soleil, make a trip to Le Nomade, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Nice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antibes, Cannes, Plage du Soleil, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Raphael: Lac de Saint-Cassien (in Tanneron), Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Saint-Aygulf).

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael travel planning site .

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nice in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Saint-Raphael: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lac de Saint-Cassien, Musee des Troupes de Marine, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Plage du Chateau, Les Gorges du Verdon
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade

3
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Lavandou: Sentier Botanique (in Cogolin) and La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Plage de Gigaro). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at La plage, stroll through Plage d'Aiguebelle, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and learn about winemaking at Domaine Sainte Marie.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Le Lavandou vacation maker .

Getting from Saint-Raphael to Le Lavandou by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Le Lavandou can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Scuba & Snorkeling, Sentier Botanique, Domaine Sainte Marie
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

4
nights
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Venture out of the city with trips to Calanque la Galere (in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer), Plage du Pradeau (in Giens) and Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres). And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and get outside with Route des Cretes.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cassis tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Le Lavandou to Cassis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hyeres, La Ciotat, Le Bois des Lutins, Scuba & Snorkeling, Calanque la Galere
Highlights from your plan
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Calanques ©
Calanques

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then relax in the rural setting at Les Noyeraies du Landers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, and then steep yourself in history at Roc de Cazelle.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda route planner.

You can fly from Cassis to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Sarlat-la-Caneda when traveling from Cassis in September, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Kayaking & Canoeing, Roc de Cazelle
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel planner.

You can fly from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in September: highs in Paris hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Seine River ©
Seine River

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