23 days in France Itinerary

23 days in France Itinerary

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23 days in France Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Cassis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Le Lavandou
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saint-Raphael
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Nice
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Castellane
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
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 Plage du Pradeau (in Giens), Le Bois des Lutins (in Peypin) and Hyeres (Plage noire du Langoustier & Eglise Saint Louis). There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, stroll through Plage des Oursinieres, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cassis road trip planning website .

San Francisco, USA to Cassis is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Cassis hover around 82°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hyeres, Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage des Oursinieres, Le Bois des Lutins
Highlights from your plan
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Explore Le Lavandou's surroundings by going to La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle, Plage de Gigaro, &more) and Sentier Botanique (in Cogolin). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get your game on at La grande roue du Lavandou, kick back and relax at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and stroll through Plage de l'Anglade.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Le Lavandou online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Cassis to Le Lavandou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Le Lavandou can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Raphael side-trips: Ramatuelle (Cap Taillat & Plage de l'Escalet), Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez) and Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Le Lavandou to Saint-Raphael in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Le Lavandou in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Saint-Raphael, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Frejus, Lac de Saint-Cassien, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Aqualand Saint Maxime
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Stade Nautique Jean Bunoz (in Antibes), Plage du Soleil (in Golfe-Juan Vallauris) and Lérins Islands (in Cannes). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Marineland, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Bernardin, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nice day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Nice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Saint-Raphael in June, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Nice: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Antibes, Vallauris, Lérins Islands, River Rafting & Tubing, Le Village des Fous
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Le Village des Fous ©
Le Village des Fous
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

4
nights
Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Venture out of the city with trips to Verdon Les Basses Gorges (in Quinson), Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon) and Lac d'Allos (in Allos). There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, cool off at Waterworld, explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon, and fly down the slopes at Station de Ski L'Audibergue.

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Drive from Nice to Castellane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Nice, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Castellane, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Andon, Les Gorges du Verdon, Lac d'Allos, Route des Cretes La Palud, Waterworld
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Castellane to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Castellane in July, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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