5 days in South of France Itinerary

5 days in South of France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Albany
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Marseille
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  19 h 30 min
End: Albany

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Carrieres des Lumieres and Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Venture out of the city with trips to Palais des Papes (in Avignon), Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque (in Gordes) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Glanum, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Departemental Arles Antique.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary planner.

Albany, USA to Marseille is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train, tram, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Albany to Marseille. In May, daytime highs in Marseille are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Carrieres des Lumieres, Palais des Papes, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Site Archeologique de Glanum
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

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