58 days in Monte-Carlo & South of France Itinerary

58 days in Monte-Carlo & South of France Itinerary

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Eze, France
— 1 night
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Menton, France
— 3 nights
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La Turbie, France
— 2 nights
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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
— 1 night
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Gourdon, France
— 2 nights
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Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
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Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France
— 2 nights
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
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Antibes, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Biarritz, France
— 2 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 3 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 1 night
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Albi, France
— 2 nights
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Carcassonne, France
— 2 nights
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Pezenas, France
— 2 nights
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Uzes, France
— 2 nights
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Avignon, France
— 2 nights
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Arles, France
— 2 nights
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Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
— 2 nights
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Beaumettes, France
— 1 night
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Joucas, France
— 1 night
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Roussillon, France
— 2 nights
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Lourmarin, France
— 3 nights
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
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Porquerolles Island, France
— 2 nights
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Toulon, France
— 1 night
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 2 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III and then shop like a local with Marché de la Condamine. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo trip builder tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Monte-Carlo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in February; daily highs in Monte-Carlo reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Eze.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Eze, France

— 1 night
Hillside villages along the Mediterranean coast don't come more picturesque than Eze, attracting vacationers with its perfectly preserved medieval streets, colorful botanical gardens, and sweeping sea views.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Èze, then enjoy the sand and surf at Eze Sur Mer Strand, and then make a trip to Fort de la Revere. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille, then take some stellar pictures from Ruines du Village du Mont Bastide, then get to know the fascinating history of Chemin Frédéric Nietzsche, and finally take a memorable drive along Moyenne Corniche.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Eze travel planner.

Eze is very close to Monte-Carlo. In February, daytime highs in Eze are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Eze

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Menton, France

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Marguerite, take a memorable drive along Col de Braus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sospel Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Fort Saint Roch, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Notre-Dame-De-L'Assomption, then admire the landmark architecture of Monastere de Saorge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Promenade du Soleil, and finally look for gifts at Pasta Piemonte.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Menton road trip site.

Drive from Eze to Menton in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to La Turbie.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

La Turbie, France

— 2 nights
La Turbie is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.HistoryLa Turbie was famous in Roman times for the large monument, the Trophy of Augustus, that Augustus made to celebrate his victory over the Ligurian tribes of the area. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Église Saint Veran and Vieux La Turbie. Visiting Monte-Carlo Golf Club and Tete de Chien will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Coaraze (Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste & Ruines de Rocca Sparviera). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, appreciate the history behind Trophee d'Auguste, examine the collection at Peillon St Thecle Musee Ferroviaire, and steep yourself in history at Place de la Cremaillere.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our La Turbie online day trip planner.

La Turbie is just a stone's throw from Menton. In February, daytime highs in La Turbie are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Things to do in La Turbie

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

— 1 night
Villefranche-sur-Mer is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the French Riviera.GeographyVillefranche-sur-Mer adjoins the city of Nice to the east along Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier, and 10km south west of Monaco. On the 10th (Mon), examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise, and then contemplate the long history of Villa Santo Sospir.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Villefranche-sur-Mer route planner.

Villefranche-sur-Mer is just a stone's throw from La Turbie. In February in Villefranche-sur-Mer, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gourdon.

Things to do in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gourdon, France

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stop by La Source Parfumee, explore the ancient world of Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon, explore the historical opulence of Gourdon Castle, then explore the striking landscape at Plateau karstique de Caussols, and finally identify plant and animal life at Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gourdon trip planner.

You can drive from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Gourdon in 1.5 hours. In February in Gourdon, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Gourdon

Wildlife · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, France

— 2 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. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse de Ramatuelle, learn about winemaking at Domaine Tropez, make a trip to Chapelle Sainte-Anne, then stop by Rondini, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez tour itinerary website.

Getting from Gourdon to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Saint-Tropez can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Roquebrune-sur-Argens.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France

— 2 nights
On the 14th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Port Tonic Art Center. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee des Troupes de Marine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chateau de Bargeme, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Vinaigre, and finally stop by La Chocolaterie du Rocher.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Roquebrune-sur-Argens online trip builder.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Roquebrune-sur-Argens in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Roquebrune-sur-Argens can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Roquebrune-sur-Argens

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, France

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Sun), make a trip to Les Murs Peints and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, then examine the collection at Les Jardins du MIP, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Rue d'Antibes.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannes holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Roquebrune-sur-Argens to Cannes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. February in Cannes sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Antibes, France

— 3 nights

Diamond of the French Riviera

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Video Top Jump, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then look for gifts at Izdeguiz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre-Dame de Bon Port. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI, kick back and relax at Juan les Pins Main Beach, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Antibes is just a short distance from Cannes. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 2 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Get in touch with nature at Castel Plage and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Baou de Saint Jeannet (in Saint Jeannet) and La Madone d'Utelle (in Utelle). It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nice travel route builder site.

Getting from Antibes to Nice by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Biarritz.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Biarritz, France

— 2 nights
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
On the 24th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Vieux Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, then see the interesting displays at Musee Bellevue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee Asiatica. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Chocolaterie Laia, enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Superbe.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Biarritz travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Nice to Biarritz by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Bordeaux, France

— 3 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 26th (Wed), stroll around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), examine the collection at Musee du Vin et du Negoce, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee d'Aquitaine. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Saint Ahon, step into the grandiose world of Chateau du Taillan, then indulge your taste buds at Chateau Pape Clement, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Notre-Dame, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Michel.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux trip planner.

You can drive from Biarritz to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Toulouse, France

— 1 night

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Couvent des Jacobins.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Toulouse trip builder website.

Getting from Bordeaux to Toulouse by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Albi.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Albi, France

— 2 nights
Albi is a commune in southern France. On the 1st (Sun), examine the collection at Academie des Miniatures et des petits gouters, take in the views from Pont Vieux, walk around Chateau Foucaud et parc, then see the interesting displays at Musee-Mine Departemental, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Quartier Du Castelviel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Village Medieval de Lautrec, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Albi trip builder tool.

You can drive from Toulouse to Albi in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Albi, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Albi

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Carcassonne, France

— 2 nights

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, do a tasting at Chateau Canet, stop by Philippe Boccardi, Artisan Chocolatier, then learn about winemaking at Winemaker Workshops, and finally see the interesting displays at Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then admire the local landmark of Fountain of Neptune, then explore the world behind art at Abbaye de Soreze, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Dom Robert et de la tapisserie du XXe siecle.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne online route planner.

Traveling by car from Albi to Carcassonne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pezenas.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pezenas, France

— 2 nights
Pézenas is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.Name"Pézenas" is derived from the older name Piscenae, probably from the Latin word piscenis, meaning fishpond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Musee de Vulliod Saint-Germain, do a tasting at Domaine Monplezy, do a tasting at Seigneurie de Peyrat, then steep yourself in history at Le Prieure Saint Jean de Bebian, MATTHIEU DELAUZUN, then look for gifts at Les Berlingots de Pezenas, and finally take in the views from Pont romain de Saint-Thibery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Pezenas road trip planner.

Getting from Carcassonne to Pezenas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Uzes.

Things to do in Pezenas

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Uzes, France

— 2 nights
Uzès is a small town and a commune in the Gard department in southern France.It lies about 25km north-northeast of Nîmes.HistoryOriginally Ucetia or Eutica in Latin, Uzès was a small Gallo-Roman oppidum, or administrative settlement. On the 7th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Un Siecle de Roulottes, view the masterpieces at Galerie Terra Viva, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Poterie Mediterraneenne, have fun and explore at Musee 1900, then stop by Uzes Market, and finally make a trip to Place aux herbes.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Uzes online trip maker.

You can drive from Pezenas to Uzes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Uzes are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Avignon.

Things to do in Uzes

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Avignon, France

— 2 nights

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Boutique John Gormsen and then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Chateau Bizard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame et Saint Paul, and finally take a stroll through Ile de la Barthelasse.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Avignon online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Uzes to Avignon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Avignon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Arles, France

— 2 nights

Soul of Provence

Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) and then steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, then steep yourself in history at Le Sentier des Moulins d'Alphonse Daudet, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Marthe de Tarascon, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Piemanson.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Arles tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Avignon to Arles in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Arles, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France

— 2 nights
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Get some cultural insight at Musee Automobile de Provence and Chapelle Saint-Sixte. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parc Naturel Regional des Alpilles and Etang de l'Olivier. Venture out of the city with trips to Notre Dame de Beauregard (in Orgon) and Plage de la Romaniquette (in Istres). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Mas de la Dame, stop by Le Caviste de Maussane, and see the interesting displays at Musee Estrine.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint-Remy-de-Provence trip planner.

Drive from Arles to Saint-Remy-de-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saint-Remy-de-Provence are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Beaumettes.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Beaumettes, France

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through La Fontaine de Vaucluse, stop by Confiserie Saint Denis, do a tasting at Domaine de Marie - Caveau Luberon/Provence, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire, and finally shop like a local with SCAD Lacoste.

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

Traveling by car from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Beaumettes takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Beaumettes are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joucas.

Things to do in Beaumettes

Shopping · Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Joucas, France

— 1 night
Joucas is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gordes Castle, contemplate the long history of Caves du Palais Saint Firmin, and then shop like a local with Mieke Heybroek Et Ulysse Plaud.

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

Joucas is just a short distance from Beaumettes. In March in Joucas, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Roussillon.

Things to do in Joucas

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Roussillon, France

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): do a tasting at La Cave de Bonnieux, then stop by La Compagnie des Ocres, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Esprit Parapente, do a tasting at Vignoble Chasson Chateau Blanc, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau la Canorgue.

To find out how to plan a trip to Roussillon, use our trip itinerary maker.

Roussillon is just a stone's throw from Joucas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lourmarin.

Things to do in Roussillon

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Lourmarin, France

— 3 nights
Lourmarin is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): tour in harmony with nature at Fug'en Cimes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Martin, then view the masterpieces at Poterie Point Fusion, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts et des Metiers du vin (Chateau Turcan).

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lourmarin road trip planner.

You can drive from Roussillon to Lourmarin in an hour. March in Lourmarin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Lourmarin

Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, France

— 2 nights

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get some cultural insight at Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque and Musee de l'Uniforme de la Legion etrangere. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapelle des Bourras ou Penitents Gris and Eglise Saint-Jean-de-Malte. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Chateau Vignelaure (in Rians), Chateau de La Verdiere (in La Verdiere) and Vallon des Carmes (in Barjols). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne Sainte Victoire, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, admire the landmark architecture of Le Tour de l'Horloge, and learn about winemaking at Chateau Henri Bonnaud.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lourmarin to Aix-en-Provence takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Porquerolles Island.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Porquerolles Island, France

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Le Phare du Cap D'arme, get outside with Pointe de l'Oustau de Dieu, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Anne. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Fort Saint Agathe, take in the exciting artwork at Fondation Carmignac, and then kick back and relax at Plage de la Courtade.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Porquerolles Island online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Aix-en-Provence to Porquerolles Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Toulon.

Things to do in Porquerolles Island

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Toulon, France

— 1 night
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. On the 26th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Museum Dpartemental du Var, take in the exciting artwork at Centre d'Art Villa Tamaris, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-De-La-Seds de Toulon, then get engrossed in the history at Musee du Vieux Toulon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Louis.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Toulon route app.

Traveling by ferry from Porquerolles Island to Toulon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Toulon

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Marseille, France

— 3 nights

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.
On the 27th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Le Sentier Du Lezard, then brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Foreign Legion, then look for gifts at La Chocolaterie Marseillaise, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille attractions app.

Traveling by car from Toulon to Marseille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Marseille, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Gordes travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Sacred & Religious Sites · Scenic Walking Areas
Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. The residents are known as Gordiens. The nearest big city is Avignon; smaller cities nearby include Cavaillon, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Apt.GeographyThe territory of Gordes occupies some of "Les Monts de Vaucluse", a group of mountains and hills, part in the valley of the Calavon (a local river) also called the "Luberon Valley".AccessThe main access to the village of Gordes is the departmental road D2 then the departmental road D15, coming from Cavaillon. It is from the latter road, below the Bel-Air rock, that you can observe the most famous and photographed point of view of the village.Gordes is located 38 kilometres east from Avignon and its TGV station, 75 kilometres from the Marseille Provence international airport and 87 kilometres from Marseille. The closest "gares SNCF" (normal train station) are located in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and Cavaillon.Neighbouring communesNeighbouring villages are Venasque and Murs to the north, Joucas and Roussillon to the east, Goult, Saint-Pantaléon, Beaumettes and Oppède to the south and Cabrières-d'Avignon and Saumane-de-Vaucluse to the west.

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