53 days in France Itinerary

53 days in France Itinerary

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53 days in France Itinerary

Start: Saint Jeannet
Drive:  45 min
1
Gourdon
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Greolieres
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Biot
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Antibes
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Golfe-Juan Vallauris
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Valbonne
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
7
Mougins
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
8
Grasse
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Mandelieu-la-Napoule
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
10
Theoule sur Mer
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
11
Tanneron
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
12
Fayence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
13
Saint-Raphael
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
14
Frejus
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
15
Cannes
— 23 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Saint Jeannet

1
night
Gourdon

Gourdon ©
To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gourdon online travel planner .

Saint Jeannet to Gourdon is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Greolieres.

Things to do in Gourdon

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon ©
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon
Gourdon Castle ©
Gourdon Castle
Eglise Saint-Vincent ©
Eglise Saint-Vincent

1
night
Greolieres

Greolieres ©
Gréolières is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon.

Discover how to plan a Greolieres trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Greolieres is just a stone's throw from Gourdon. In April, daytime highs in Greolieres are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Biot.

Things to do in Greolieres

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Les Gorges du Verdon
Highlights from your plan
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon

1
night
Biot

Biot ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Place des Arcades. On the 4th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Histoire Locale et de Ceramique Biotoise, then take a stroll through Place des Arcades, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Biot, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Verrerie Pierini.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Biot route builder site .

Getting from Greolieres to Biot by car takes about an hour. April in Biot sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Biot

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Eglise de Biot ©
Eglise de Biot
Pierini Verre contemporain ©
Pierini Verre contemporain

5
nights
Antibes

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Visiting Juan les Pins Main Beach and Plage des Ondes will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chapelle de la Garoupe and Old Town. Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso, get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, visit a coastal fixture at Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), and steep yourself in history at Fort Carre.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Antibes tour itinerary builder site .

Antibes is just a short distance from Biot. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Golfe-Juan Vallauris.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes ©
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso

2
nights
Golfe-Juan Vallauris

Golfe-Juan Vallauris ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Ceramique, cruise along Route Napoleon, then take in the waterfront activity at Port Camille Rayon, and finally kick back and relax at Plage du Soleil. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Honorat.

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Golfe-Juan Vallauris is just a stone's throw from Antibes. April in Golfe-Juan Vallauris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Valbonne.

Things to do in Golfe-Juan Vallauris

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Port Camille Rayon
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil
Ile Saint-Honorat ©
Ile Saint-Honorat
Port Camille Rayon ©
Port Camille Rayon

1
night
Valbonne

Valbonne ©
Valbonne is a commune near Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Place des Arcades, then make a trip to L.A GALERIE. ADA LOUMANI, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye de Valbonne.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Valbonne travel route planning tool .

Valbonne is just a short distance from Golfe-Juan Vallauris. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mougins.

Things to do in Valbonne

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abbaye de Valbonne ©
Abbaye de Valbonne
Place des Arcades ©
Place des Arcades

1
night
Mougins

Mougins ©
Mougins is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.It is located on the heights of Cannes, in the district of Grasse. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mougins vacation planner.

Mougins is just a stone's throw from Valbonne. In April, daily temperatures in Mougins can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Grasse.

Things to do in Mougins

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins ©
Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins
Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie ©
Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie

3
nights
Grasse

Grasse ©
Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department, on the French Riviera.The town is considered the world's capital of perfume. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee International de la Parfumerie and Musee d'Art et d'Histoire de Provence. Get outdoors at Gorges du Loup and Grotte de Baume Obscure. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee du Bijou et du Costume Provencal, find something for the whole family at Riviera Nature, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame du Puy.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grasse trip builder app .

Grasse is very close to Mougins. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Grasse

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grotte de Baume Obscure
Highlights from your plan
Musee International de la Parfumerie ©
Musee Fragonard ©
Musee Fragonard
Musee d'Art et d'Histoire de Provence ©

1
night
Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Mandelieu-la-Napoule ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Plage du Chateau, then take in the awesome beauty at San Peyre, and then stroll through Plage Robinson.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mandelieu-la-Napoule holiday planner.

Mandelieu-la-Napoule is very close to Grasse. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Theoule sur Mer.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Chateau ©
Plage du Chateau
Plage Robinson ©
Plage Robinson
San Peyre ©
San Peyre

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nights
Theoule sur Mer

Theoule sur Mer ©
Théoule-sur-Mer is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, stroll through La Pointe de l'Aiguille, then go for a stroll along the water at Promenade Andre Pradayrol, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Theoule sur Mer trip builder tool .

Theoule sur Mer is just a stone's throw from Mandelieu-la-Napoule. In April, daytime highs in Theoule sur Mer are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Tanneron.

Things to do in Theoule sur Mer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Highlights from your plan
Plage du Pecheur Pointe de l'Aiguille ©
La Pointe de l'Aiguille ©
La Pointe de l'Aiguille

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Tanneron

Tanneron ©
Tanneron is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Massif du Tanneron, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame de Peygros, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, and finally head outdoors with Lac de Saint-Cassien.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tanneron road trip planner.

You can drive from Theoule sur Mer to Tanneron in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Fayence.

Things to do in Tanneron

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Lac de Saint-Cassien ©
Lac de Saint-Cassien
Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois ©
Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois

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nights
Fayence

Fayence ©
Fayence is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Fayence is one of a series of "perched villages" overlooking the plain between the southern Alps and the Esterel massif, which borders the sea between Cannes and Saint-Raphaël. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gorges de Pennafort and Point Sublime. Popular historic sites such as Citadelle de Forcalquier and Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste are in your itinerary. Take a break from Fayence with a short trip to Chapelle Saint-Didier in Comps-sur-Artuby, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fayence and get to know the fascinating history of Castle Bargeme.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fayence online day trip planner .

Getting from Tanneron to Fayence by car takes about an hour. April in Fayence sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Fayence

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapelle Saint-Didier, Castle Bargeme, Gorges de Pennafort, Starting Point Du Sentier Blanc-Martel, Citadelle de Forcalquier
Highlights from your plan
Gorges de Pennafort ©
Gorges de Pennafort
Citadelle de Forcalquier ©
Citadelle de Forcalquier
Castle Bargeme ©
Castle Bargeme

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Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victoire and then see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer). On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanque du Petit Caneiret and then stroll through Calanque de Maubois.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael road trip planning website .

You can drive from Fayence to Saint-Raphael in an hour. April in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a train to Frejus.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Calanque du Petit Caneiret ©
Calanque du Petit Caneiret
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victoire ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victoire
Calanque de Maubois ©
Calanque de Maubois

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nights
Frejus

Frejus ©
Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It neighbours Saint-Raphaël, effectively forming one town. You've now added Barrage de Malpasset to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Mont Vinaigre and Cite Episcopale. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cloitre de la Cathedrale de Frejus and Cathedrale Saint-Leonce de Frejus. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard, pause for some photo ops at Monument aux Morts, stroll through Frejus Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Aqueduc romain.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Frejus trip planner.

Frejus is just a stone's throw from Saint-Raphael. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in April, you will find days in Frejus are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Frejus

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Frejus Beach ©
Frejus Beach
Cloitre de la Cathedrale de Frejus ©
Cloitre de la Cathedrale de Frejus
Barrage de Malpasset ©
Barrage de Malpasset

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rue d'Antibes and Aquarella. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de la Castre and Musee de la Mer. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, wander the streets of La Croisette, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get to know the fascinating history of Le Suquet.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cannes travel route builder .

Getting from Frejus to Cannes by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Cannes can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Cannes

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Le Cannet, Prince's Palace of Monaco, Ile Saint-Honorat
Highlights from your plan
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette