4 days in South of France Itinerary

4 days in South of France Itinerary

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4 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cannes
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Montreal, Quebec

1
day
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and then steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence road trip tool.

Montreal, Canada to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Montreal to Aix-en-Provence, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in August: highs in Aix-en-Provence hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Midi, then kick back and relax at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, then kick back and relax at Plage du Soleil, and finally kick back and relax at Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Vieille Ville, then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and then make a splash at Aquasplash.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cannes road trip planning tool.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Cannes, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vallauris, Nice, Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille, Aquasplash
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil

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