38 days in France Itinerary

38 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marseille
— 4 nights
2
Cassis
— 4 nights
3
Porquerolles Island
— 3 nights
4
Hyeres
— 4 nights
5
Saint-Tropez
— 4 nights
6
Draguignan
— 3 nights
7
Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 3 nights
8
Cadenet
— 3 nights
9
Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
10
Avignon
— 4 nights

4
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, see the interesting displays at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, wander the streets of The Panier, and get to know the fascinating history of Vallon des Auffes.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Marseille road trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Marseille is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in April, with highs in Marseille at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cassis: Domaine De Fregate (in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer) and Ile des Embiez (in Six-Fours-les-Plages). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take in the waterfront at Port de Cassis, head outdoors with Cape Canaille, and take a memorable drive along Calanque de Port-Miou.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cassis road trip website.

Getting from Marseille to Cassis by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Cassis sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Porquerolles Island.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Domaine De Fregate, Ile des Embiez, Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Port de Cassis ©
Port de Cassis
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes

3
nights
Porquerolles Island

Porquerolles Island ©
Porquerolles Island is known for outdoors, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fort Saint Agathe, view the masterpieces at Fondation Carmignac, head outdoors with Plage Notre Dame, and kick back and relax at Plage de la Courtade.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porquerolles Island trip planning website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry from Cassis to Porquerolles Island in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Porquerolles Island

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plage Notre Dame ©
Plage Notre Dame
Fort Saint Agathe ©
Fort Saint Agathe
Villa Carmignac ©
Villa Carmignac

4
nights
Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to Six-Fours-les-Plages (Ile du Gaou & Notre Dame du Mai), Chapelle Notre-Dame-Du-Cap-Falcon (in Toulon) and Le Parc de la Navale (in La Seyne-sur-Mer). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne, walk around Parc Olbius-Riquier, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Louis, and identify plant and animal life at La Route du Sel.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hyeres online road trip planner.

Getting from Porquerolles Island to Hyeres by ferry takes about 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Hyeres are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Hyeres

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Six-Fours-les-Plages, Toulon, Chartreuse de la Verne, Daskalides Chocolatier, Le Parc de la Navale
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Notre Dame du Mai ©
Notre Dame du Mai
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne

4
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. Saint-Tropez is known for beaches, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, take a memorable drive along Cap Camarat, don't miss a visit to Chapelle Sainte-Anne, and head outdoors with Cap Taillat.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Saint-Tropez takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Draguignan.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Grimaud
Highlights from your plan
Cap Camarat ©
Cap Camarat
Port Grimaud ©
Port Grimaud

3
nights
Draguignan

Draguignan ©
Draguignan is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in southeastern France.It is a sub-prefecture of the department and self-proclaimed "capital of Artillery" and "Porte du Verdon".The city is 42km from St. Venture out of the city with trips to Aoubre L'aventure Nature (in Flassans-sur-Issole), Abbaye du Thoronet (in Le Thoronet) and Tanneron (Massif du Tanneron & Lac de Saint-Cassien). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Village, stroll the grounds of Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial, learn about all things military at Musee de L'Artillerie, and identify plant and animal life at Les Grottes de Villecroze.

Make your Draguignan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Draguignan in an hour. In May in Draguignan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Draguignan

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanneron, Aoubre L'aventure Nature, Abbaye du Thoronet, Village, Chateau de Berne
Highlights from your plan
Aoubre L'aventure Nature ©
Aoubre L'aventure Nature
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Lac de Saint-Cassien ©
Lac de Saint-Cassien

3
nights
Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Change things up with these side-trips from Moustiers Sainte-Marie: Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Castellane), Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon) and Lac De Sainte Croix (in Aiguines). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Les Gorges du Verdon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, don't miss a visit to Centre Ville, and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Faience.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip planner.

Getting from Draguignan to Moustiers Sainte-Marie by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Moustiers Sainte-Marie sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cadenet.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aiguines, Les Gorges du Verdon, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Route des Cretes La Palud
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Notre Dame de Beauvoir ©
Notre Dame de Beauvoir

3
nights
Cadenet

Cadenet ©
Cadenet is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Its inhabitants are called Cadenétiens.GeographyCadenet is a village located on the southern slopes of the Luberon Massif, overlooking the valley of the Durance. Get out of town with these interesting Cadenet side-trips: Pont Julien (in Bonnieux) and Corbi Parc (in Corbieres). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin, contemplate the long history of Le Fort de Buoux, examine the collection at Musee Extraordinaire, and get in on the family fun at Le Parc des Labyrinthes Géants.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Cadenet online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Cadenet takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cadenet can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Cadenet

Theme Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Bonnieux, La Roque-d'Antheron, Le Fort de Buoux, Corbi Parc, Musee Extraordinaire
Highlights from your plan
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Bastide du Laval ©
Bastide du Laval

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Change things up with these side-trips from Aix-en-Provence: Zoo De La Barben (in La Barben), La Citadelle de Sisteron (in Sisteron) and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix, examine the collection at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, and take in the awesome beauty at Montagne Sainte Victoire.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence trip maker app.

Getting from Cadenet to Aix-en-Provence by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Zoo De La Barben, Montagne Sainte Victoire, La Citadelle de Sisteron, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Highlights from your plan
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Avignon side-trips: Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard), Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine (in Vaison-la-Romaine) and Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the views from Pont d'Avignon.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Avignon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Avignon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Porte Condamine Tarascon City Gate, Pont du Gard, Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine, Distillerie A. Blachere, Carrieres des Lumieres
Highlights from your plan
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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