41 days in French Alps Itinerary

41 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Fly
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Castellane
— 10 nights
Drive
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 2 nights
Train to Lingostiere - Nice, Taxi to Tourrettes-sur-Loup
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 9 nights
Drive
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La Salle les Alpes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sisteron
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jausiers
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isola
— 8 nights
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Castellane

— 10 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. You've now added Verdon Xp & The Funny Helmets to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Bargeme (Village de Bargeme & Chateau de Bargeme), Bargemon (Cooperative oleicole de l'est varois, Musee Fossiles et Mineraux, &more) and Comps-sur-Artuby (Chapelle Saint-Didier & Eglise Sainte-Philomene). The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get outside with Cascade de L'Aille, make a trip to Pont du Roc, and stroll through Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Castellane trip planner.

Paris to Castellane is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and car; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Castellane at 37°C and lows at 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Moustiers Sainte-Marie

— 2 nights
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. On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Centre Ville, take some stellar pictures from Chapelle Saint Pierre, then take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, and finally take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes La Palud. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lac de Sainte-Croix, then relax in the rural setting at Moulin Bonaventure, then stop by Lavande Angelvin, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Faience.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Castellane to Moustiers Sainte-Marie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

— 9 nights
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Change things up with a short trip to Musee International de la Parfumerie in Grasse (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tourrettes-sur-Loup, examine the collection at Fondation Maeght, browse the exhibits of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and take in breathtaking views at Gorges du Loup.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tourrettes-sur-Loup vacation planning tool.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Tourrettes-sur-Loup takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Moustiers Sainte-Marie in September, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Tourrettes-sur-Loup: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. You will leave for La Salle les Alpes on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

La Salle les Alpes

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from La Salle les Alpes: Col du Galibier (in Valloire), Fort de Mont-Dauphin (in Mont-Dauphin) and Col d'Izoard (in Cervieres).

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the La Salle les Alpes online vacation builder.

Getting from Tourrettes-sur-Loup to La Salle les Alpes by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sisteron.

Things to do in La Salle les Alpes

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Sisteron

— 3 nights
Sisteron is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Sisteron is situated on the banks of the River Durance just after the confluence of the rivers Buëch and Sasse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sisteron: Tour du Mont d'Or (in Manosque), Chateau de Sauvan (in Mane) and Forcalquier (Citadelle de Forcalquier & Horseback Riding Tours). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at La Citadelle de Sisteron, stop by Moulin Fortuné Arizzi, examine the collection at Musee Promenade, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gorges de la Meouge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sisteron itinerary builder tool.

Drive from La Salle les Alpes to Sisteron in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jausiers.

Things to do in Sisteron

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jausiers

— 3 nights
Jausiers is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Venture out of the city with trips to Waterworld (in Puget-sur-Argens), Allos (Tete de la Sestriere & Lac d'Allos) and Meolans Revel (River Rafting & Tubing & Distillerie Lachanenche). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Col de la Bonette, make a splash at Jungle Wake Park Jausiers, explore the activities along Lac de Saint-Apollinaire, and get outside with Lac de Serre-Poncon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Jausiers online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sisteron to Jausiers in 2 hours. While traveling from Sisteron, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Jausiers, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Isola.

Things to do in Jausiers

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Isola

— 8 nights
Isola is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.The Alpine ski resort of Isola 2000 is located on the territory of the commune.International relationsSince April 2010, Isola has been officially twinned with Castiglione di Garfagnana. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ecole du ski francais ESF Isola 2000. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isola: Valberg (Syndicat ESF de Valberg, Sentier Planetaire, &more), Valdeblore (ESF La Colmiane & La Cime De Colmiane) and Parc Alpha (in Saint Martin-Vesubie). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Isola 2000, get great views at Forteresse De La Madeleine, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mercantour National Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Isola trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Jausiers to Isola in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jausiers in September since evenings lows in Isola dip to 20°C. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Isola

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips