28 days in France Itinerary

28 days in France Itinerary

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28 days in France Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Lourmarin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Avignon
— 9 nights
Bus:  1 h
3
Gordes
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Saint-Remy-de-Provence
— 3 nights
Bus:  45 min
5
Arles
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
6
Les Baux de Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Vaison-la-Romaine
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Toronto


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4
nights
Lourmarin

Lourmarin ©
Lourmarin is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Explore Lourmarin's surroundings by going to Chateau de la Tour d'Aigues (in La Tour d'Aigues), Corbi Parc (in Corbieres) and Golf International de Pont Royal (in Mallemort). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin, browse the fresh offerings at Marche de Lourmarin, and learn about winemaking at Domaine des Jardinettes.

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Toronto, Canada to Lourmarin is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Lourmarin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lourmarin: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Lourmarin

Outdoors Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Roque-d'Antheron, Bonnieux, Musee de Cucuron, Le Fort de Buoux, Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Albert Camus Grave ©
Albert Camus Grave

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (Gorges de l'Ardeche, Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardeche, & more) and Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Palais des Papes, take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rocher des Doms.

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You can drive from Lourmarin to Avignon in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Gordes.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Tavel, Forteresse de Mornas, Roman Theatre of Orange, Centre Horloger de Provence
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Gordes

Gordes ©
Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Step out of Gordes with an excursion to Colorado Provencal in Rustrel--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, take in the exciting artwork at Tapiezo, make a trip to Vieille Ville de Gordes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Sentier des Ocres.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gordes route planning site .

Getting from Avignon to Gordes by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gordes can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Gordes

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Colorado Provencal, Mines de Bruoux
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
Village des Bories ©
Village des Bories

3
nights
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence ©
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Glanum, delve into the distant past at Les Antiques, make a trip to Musee des alpilles, take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiale Saint-Martin, then relax in the rural setting at Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet, and finally slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Remy-de-Provence road trip planner .

Drive from Gordes to Saint-Remy-de-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Arles.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Bambous En Provence
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Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole ©
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole
Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet ©

2
nights
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arles: Nimes (La Maison Carree & Jardins de la Fontaine), Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes) and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, Horseback Riding Tours, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Amphitheatre (les Arenes), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Perpetue et Sainte-Felicite de Nimes, look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Trophime.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Arles trip itinerary planning website .

Take a bus from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Arles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Arles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Les Baux de Provence.

Things to do in Arles

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Nimes, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

2
nights
Les Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence ©
Les Baux-de-Provence is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): browse the different shops at McArthurGlen Provence, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tarascon, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Baux de Provence.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Les Baux de Provence travel app .

Les Baux de Provence is very close to Arles. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Vaison-la-Romaine.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Miramas, Fontaine Moussue, Chateau de Tarascon
Highlights from your plan
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Eglise St-Vincent ©
Eglise St-Vincent

3
nights
Vaison-la-Romaine

Vaison-la-Romaine ©
Vaison-la-Romaine is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The French archaeologist and hellenist Henri Metzger died here.The historic section is in two parts, the Colline du Château on a height on one side of the Ouvèze, the "upper city" and on the opposite bank, the "lower city" centered on the Colline de la Villasse.Vaison-la-Romaine is famous for its rich Roman ruins, medieval town and cathedral. Explore Vaison-la-Romaine's surroundings by going to La Ferme aux Crocodiles (in Pierrelatte), Chateau de Grignan (in Grignan) and Escale Aventure (in Saint-Montan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine, make a trip to Vaison la Romaine, stop by DanMas Boutique, and snap pictures at Roman Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vaison-la-Romaine tour planner .

Traveling by car from Les Baux de Provence to Vaison-la-Romaine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Vaison-la-Romaine are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaison-la-Romaine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Les Gorges Du Toulourenc, La Ferme aux Crocodiles, Escale Aventure, Chateau de Grignan
Highlights from your plan
Vaison la Romaine ©
Vaison la Romaine
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge