5 days in Marseille & Nice Itinerary

5 days in Marseille & Nice Itinerary

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Marseille
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Nice
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Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Pavillon M, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the dramatic natural features at Rocher de Vitrolles, don't miss a visit to Aqueduc de Roquefavour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean-de-Malte, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle des Bourras ou Penitents Gris. On your second day here, make a trip to Belvedere de Sugiton, walk around Parc de Saint-Pons, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole, and finally trek along Sentier Littoral.

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If you are flying in from Estonia, the closest major aiports are Marseille Provence Airport, Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport and Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
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Specialty Museum
Pavillon M
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Nice

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Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore hidden gems such as Musee Archeologique de Nice-Cimiez and Baou de Saint Jeannet. Venture out of the city with trips to St-Paul-de-Vence (Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs & La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul) and Mala Beach Coastal Path (in Cap d'Ail). The adventure continues: make a trip to Palais de la Prefecture, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de l'Annonciation dite de Sainte-Rita, examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages, and stroll around Parc d'Estienne d'Orves.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nice travel route builder website.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Baou de Saint Jeannet
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