29 days in South of France Itinerary

29 days in South of France Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Saint-Tropez
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Zonza, Corsica
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Galeria, Corsica
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Saint Florent, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
7
Biarritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Chatelaillon-Plage
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre and then take in the awesome beauty at Montagne Sainte Victoire. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieil Aix and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Piemanson.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in May, with highs in Aix-en-Provence at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Plage de Piemanson, Montagne Sainte Victoire
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Piemanson ©
Plage de Piemanson
Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre

2
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by Port Grimaud, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Port Grimaud Beach, and then go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Escalet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Grimaud
Highlights from your plan
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

4
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
You'll get in some beach time at plage de Tamaricciu and Plage De Roccapina. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de Palombaggia (in Porto-Vecchio) and Plage de San Giovanni (in Pianottoli-Caldarello). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Santa Giulia, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Bonifacio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio online trip builder.

You can fly from Saint-Tropez to Bonifacio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In May, daily temperatures in Bonifacio can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zonza.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porto-Vecchio, Plage De Roccapina, Plage de San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
plage de Tamaricciu ©
plage de Tamaricciu
Plage de San Giovanni ©
Plage de San Giovanni
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone

3
nights
Zonza, Corsica

Zonza ©
Zonza is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.GeographyZonza is located in the mountain chain of Barocagio-Marghese which extends to the south of the Incudine massif. Step off the beaten path and head to Foret d'Aitone and Anse De Favone. Explore Zonza's surroundings by going to Pisca di Ghjaddu (in Sari-Solenzara) and Alpa Corse (in Chisa). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) and identify plant and animal life at Piscines Naturelles de Cavu.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zonza road trip planning site.

You can drive from Bonifacio to Zonza in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Galeria.

Things to do in Zonza

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sari-Solenzara, Foret d'Aitone, Alpa Corse
Highlights from your plan
Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles) ©
Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles)
Foret d'Aitone ©
Foret d'Aitone
Piscines Naturelles de Cavu ©
Piscines Naturelles de Cavu

3
nights
Galeria, Corsica

Galeria ©
You'll get in some beach time at Aregno Beach and Camping d'Arone. Explore hidden gems such as Les Calanche Cliffs and Nature Reserve of Scandola. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galeria: Arinella and Algaio Beach (in Lumio) and Calvi (Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, Annie Traiteur, &more).

Discover how to plan a Galeria trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zonza to Galeria in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Florent.

Things to do in Galeria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Calvi, Corsica, Camping d'Arone, Aregno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Les Calanche Cliffs ©
Les Calanche Cliffs
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Camping d'Arone ©
Camping d'Arone

2
nights
Saint Florent, Corsica

Saint Florent ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): look for gifts at U San Petrone, have some family-friendly fun at A Nebbiulinca, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Saleccia.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saint Florent sightseeing planner.

Getting from Galeria to Saint Florent by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. May in Saint Florent sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Saint Florent

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de Saleccia, A Nebbiulinca
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Saleccia ©
Plage de Saleccia
U San Petrone ©
U San Petrone
A Nebbiulinca ©
A Nebbiulinca

3
nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stop by L'Atelier du Piment and then appreciate the history behind Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, make a trip to Galerie 13 avril, and then don't miss a visit to Phare de Biarritz.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Biarritz travel route planner.

Fly from Saint Florent to Biarritz in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Traveling from Saint Florent in May, expect nights in Biarritz to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Chatelaillon-Plage.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hendaye, L'Atelier du Piment, Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz
L'Atelier du Piment ©
L'Atelier du Piment

4
nights
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage ©
Châtelaillon-Plage is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.It is located south of the city of La Rochelle and is also a suburb. Discover out-of-the-way places like Clocher Observatoire and Aunis Karting. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chatelaillon-Plage: Le Port de la Cotiniere (in Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron), La Vallee des Singes (in Romagne) and Le phare de chassiron (in Saint-Denis d'Oleron). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Chatelaillon, make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle, and enjoy the sea views from Phare des Baleines.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chatelaillon-Plage route planner.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to Chatelaillon-Plage takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Chatelaillon-Plage, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Chatelaillon-Plage

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aunis Karting, Le Port de la Cotiniere, Phare des Baleines, Towers of La Rochelle, La Vallee des Singes
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Clocher Observatoire ©
Clocher Observatoire
Le Port de la Cotiniere ©
Le Port de la Cotiniere

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarlat-la-Caneda: Pont Valentre (in Cahors), Air Sol Images (in Cabrerets) and Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac (in Audrix). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Sarlat Market, look for gifts at Les Gourmandises de Lucco, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac, and get engrossed in the history at Oradour-sur-Glane.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Chatelaillon-Plage to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chatelaillon-Plage in June, expect nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de Beynac, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Oradour-sur-Glane, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, The Maison Forte de Reignac
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Sarlat Market ©
Sarlat Market
Pont Valentre ©
Pont Valentre

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