46 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

46 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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Cassis
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Saint-Tropez
— 9 nights
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Cannes
— 23 nights
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— 8 nights
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Cassis

— 5 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cassis: Bandol (Grand Casino Partouche Bandol, Foret de Roustagnon, &more), Six-Fours-les-Plages (Ile du Gaou, Var Lamas, &more) and Presqu'ile de Giens (in Giens). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Trolib, cruise along Route des Cretes, try your luck at Casino Pleinair Partouche, and head outdoors with Cape Canaille.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cassis online tour itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cassis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, expect nights in Cassis to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez

— 9 nights
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Thalasso Spa Les Issambres (in Les Issambres), Les Balcons du Cap Roux (in Saint-Raphael) and Brocante Au Bucheron (in Saint-Aygulf). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Les Murs Vegetaux, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier Botanique, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, and hike along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cassis to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. February in Saint-Tropez sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Cannes

— 23 nights

Festival City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Villefranche-sur-Mer (Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs, Old Harbor (La Darse), &more), Nice (Espace Ferrero, Chapelle de la Misericorde, &more) and VinAzur - Vins de provence (in St-Laurent du Var). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands, try to win big at Casino Barriere Le Croisette, wander the streets of Le Suquet, and browse the fresh offerings at Marche Forville.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cannes trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Cannes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Menton

— 8 nights

Pearl of France

Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Menton: Beaulieu-sur-Mer (Eglise du Sacre Coeur, Villa Kerylos, &more), Eze (La cité médiévale, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, &more) and St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild & Chapelle Saint Hospice). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Bioves, stop by Au Pays du Citron, contemplate the long history of Basilica St. Michel, and make a trip to Monastere de l'Annonciade.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Menton holiday website.

You can drive from Cannes to Menton in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Menton, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites
On the Mediterranean Sea coast, the French Riviera-Côte d'Azur has the glitz and glamour rivaled by few places on earth. It is a modern resort area with luxury shopping, seaside cafés for people watching, and several marinas for yachts and super-yachts along its coast. Although the Riviera is famous for the glamour of St. Tropez, Monaco, and the Cannes Film Festival, there are many other lesser known attractions and places to visit, such as the perched villages of Gourdon and Eze, the perfumeries in Grasse, the potters of Vallauris, and the glassblowers of Biot.The Riviera has been the inspiration for many works by artists, such as Picasso and Renoir, which are on display in local museums. Sea-front hotels and holiday resorts are the most expensive options, with smaller, modest, more affordable accommodations available as you move away from major cities or further inland. Cafés, bars, and restaurants are diverse enough to respect your vacation budget and tastes, with the vast majority of eateries serving food local to the area--Provençal cuisine with Italian influences, and Cassis and Bandol regional wines.The small independent state of Monaco is surrounded on three sides by France, and the fourth by the Mediterranean. It has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since the 13th century and is a major center for tourism on the Mediterranean. The glamor of Monaco has been replaced by Monte Carlo for its opulence, designer and luxury shopping, and its casino.The busiest travel season is in July and August, when crowds and prices both skyrocket. But, with 300 days of sunshine per year, 115 km (71 mi) of warm blue coastline and beaches, 18 golf courses, 14 ski resorts, and 3,000 restaurants, you're sure to have a wonderful time and find plenty of things to do whenever you plan to stay.