61 days in France Itinerary

61 days in France Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Blois
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Etretat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  7 h 15 min
7
Auxerre
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Beaune
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Ribeauville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Strasbourg
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
11
Nice
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
12
Grimaud
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Six-Fours-les-Plages
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
14
Sisteron
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
15
Bonnieux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
16
Orange
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
17
Les Baux de Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
18
Marseille
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
19
Carcassonne Center
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
20
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
21
Perigueux
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
22
Biarritz
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Paris to be a bit cooler, around 3°C, while days are much colder, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Blois.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Blois

Blois ©
Situated on the banks of the lower Loire river, Blois opens doors to many activities centered along the banks of the river.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cheverny and then examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Chateau de Meung sur Loire and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Blois trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Paris to Blois in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Blois are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Meung sur Loire, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chenonceau
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then contemplate the long history of Hotel de Bourgtheroulde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Jumieges, and then catch an entertaining show at Les Enfants Terribles.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rouen trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Blois to Rouen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Rouen, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Les Enfants Terribles, Abbaye de Jumieges
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Les Enfants Terribles ©
Les Enfants Terribles
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), thendon't miss a visit to Falaises d'Etretat, and then stop by La mer a boire. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: expand your horizons at Maison Du Patrimoine - Atelier Perret, relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains des Docks, and then make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Etretat trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Etretat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Le Havre, Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) ©
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Maison Du Patrimoine - Atelier Perret ©
Maison Du Patrimoine - Atelier Perret

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont) and Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, see the interesting displays at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip maker.

Traveling by car from Etretat to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In January in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), Remains Mulberry Harbour, Airborne Museum, Musee D-Day Omaha, Cite de La Mare
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest and then appreciate the history behind Mont Saint-Michel. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de Champrepus.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel holiday builder.

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. January in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Auxerre.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Zoo de Champrepus
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Zoo de Champrepus ©
Zoo de Champrepus

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Auxerre

Auxerre ©
Auxerre is the capital of the Yonne department and the fourth-largest city in Burgundy. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, do a tasting at Chablis Vititours, thenmake a trip to Chateau Ancy-le Franc, thenlook for gifts at Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Domaine PL & JF Bersan and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Fargeau.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Auxerre online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Auxerre takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Auxerre: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Auxerre

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chablis Vititours, Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, Chateau Ancy-le Franc, Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure, Chateau de Saint-Fargeau
Highlights from your plan
Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Chateau Ancy-le Franc ©
Chateau Ancy-le Franc
Domaine PL & JF Bersan ©
Domaine PL & JF Bersan

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Beaune

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Change things up with these side-trips from Beaune: Dijon (Musee Magnin, La Route des Vins, &more) and Cathedrale Saint Vincent (in Chalon-sur-Saone). The adventure continues: join in the after-dark buzz at Millesimes a la Carte, learn something new at Sensation Vin, see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, and learn about winemaking at Maison Joseph Drouhin.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Beaune travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Auxerre to Beaune takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ribeauville.

Things to do in Beaune

Wineries Classes Museums

Side Trips

Dijon, Cathedrale Saint Vincent
Highlights from your plan
Maison Joseph Drouhin ©
Maison Joseph Drouhin
Millesimes a la Carte ©
Millesimes a la Carte
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien

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Ribeauville

Ribeauville ©
Ribeauvillé is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.Its inhabitants are called Ribeauvillois.GeographyThe town is located around 10mi north of Colmar and 75kmsouth of Strasbourg. When in Ribeauville, make a side trip to see Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer in Steige, approximately Steige away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, learn about winemaking at Dopff Au Moulin, admire nature's wide array of creatures at La montagne des singes, and don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ribeauville itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Beaune to Ribeauville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In January in Ribeauville, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Ribeauville

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

La montagne des singes, Dopff Au Moulin, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer
Highlights from your plan
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Vieille ville d'Eguisheim ©
Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer ©
Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosquee de Strasbourg, explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, and finally make a trip to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Le Vaisseau, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune, and then don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ribeauville to Strasbourg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg ©
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Barrage Vauban ©
Barrage Vauban

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Nice

Nice ©
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (Musee de la Castre & Marche Forville) and Antibes (Villa Eilenroc & Musee Picasso). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Place Massena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Strasbourg to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Strasbourg in January; daily highs in Nice reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, Antibes
Highlights from your plan
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

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Grimaud

Grimaud ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Aoubre L'aventure Nature. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): visit Port Grimaud, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grimaud, thencontemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne, and finally do a tasting at Domaine de la Giscle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grimaud road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Nice to Grimaud in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in January since evenings lows in Grimaud dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Six-Fours-les-Plages.

Things to do in Grimaud

Theme Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aoubre L'aventure Nature, Chartreuse de la Verne, Domaine de la Giscle
Highlights from your plan
Aoubre L'aventure Nature ©
Aoubre L'aventure Nature
Domaine de la Giscle ©
Domaine de la Giscle
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne

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Six-Fours-les-Plages

Six-Fours-les-Plages ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Musee National de la Marine, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame du Mai, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at Spa O de Soleil, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Villa des Flo. Here are some ideas for day two: whizz through the canopy at Coudou Parc, thentest your team's savvy at Adventure Rooms Provence, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Six-Fours-les-Plages day trip site.

You can drive from Grimaud to Six-Fours-les-Plages in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Six-Fours-les-Plages sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Sisteron.

Things to do in Six-Fours-les-Plages

Spas Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Toulon, Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne, Villa des Flo
Highlights from your plan
Spa O de Soleil ©
Spa O de Soleil
Adventure Rooms Provence ©
Adventure Rooms Provence
Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne ©
Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne

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Sisteron

Sisteron ©
Sisteron is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Sisteron is situated on the banks of the River Durance just after the confluence of the rivers Buëch and Sasse. On the 27th (Wed), steep yourself in history at La Citadelle de Sisteron, look for gifts at Collines de Provence, thenmake a trip to Chateau de Sauvan, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Mane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Les Comtes de Provence, thendon't miss a visit to Sanctuaire Notre-Dame du Laus, and then head outdoors with Centre Ecole Regional de Parachutisme Sportif.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sisteron using our trip planner.

You can drive from Six-Fours-les-Plages to Sisteron in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sisteron are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bonnieux.

Things to do in Sisteron

Shopping Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mane, Les Comtes de Provence, Sanctuaire Notre-Dame du Laus, Centre Ecole Regional de Parachutisme Sportif
Highlights from your plan
Les Comtes de Provence ©
Les Comtes de Provence
Collines de Provence ©
Collines de Provence
Citadelle de Mane ©
Citadelle de Mane

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Bonnieux

Bonnieux ©
Bonnieux is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bonnieux: Librairie le Bleuet (in Banon), La boutique de la Biere (in Sainte-Tulle) and Golf du Luberon (in Pierrevert). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, explore the striking landscape at Colorado Provencal, go deep underground at Mines de Bruoux, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bonnieux online visit planner.

You can drive from Sisteron to Bonnieux in 1.5 hours. In January in Bonnieux, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orange.

Things to do in Bonnieux

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lourmarin, Gordes, Colorado Provencal, Mines de Bruoux, Librairie le Bleuet
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo ©
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Golf du Luberon ©
Golf du Luberon

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Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a commune in the Vaucluse Department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France, about 21km north of Avignon. Get out of town with these interesting Orange side-trips: Domaine Beauvalcinte (in Suzette), Gigondas (Gabriel Meffre & Les Celliers Amadieu) and La Maison Pernoise (in Pernes-les-Fontaines). And it doesn't end there: stop by Les Secrets De Lola, get in on the family fun at Le Parc Alexis Gruss, learn about winemaking at Chateau de la Gardine, and appreciate the history behind Triumphal Arch.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Orange visit planning site.

You can drive from Bonnieux to Orange in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Orange can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Les Baux de Provence.

Things to do in Orange

Wineries Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gigondas, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Le Parc Alexis Gruss, Domaine Beauvalcinte, Les Secrets De Lola
Highlights from your plan
Domaine Beauvalcinte ©
Domaine Beauvalcinte
Les Secrets De Lola ©
Les Secrets De Lola
La Maison Pernoise ©
La Maison Pernoise

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Les Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence ©
Les Baux-de-Provence is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the province of Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. On the 6th (Sat), look for gifts at Boutique Jean Martin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Des Images, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and finally explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fontaine Moussue, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de la Barben, and then get to know the resident critters at Zoo De La Barben.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Les Baux de Provence holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Orange to Les Baux de Provence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Les Baux de Provence are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

La Barben, Boutique Jean Martin, Fontaine Moussue
Highlights from your plan
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Fontaine Moussue ©
Fontaine Moussue
Boutique Jean Martin ©
Boutique Jean Martin

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Aix-en-Provence (Fondation Vasarely, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, &more) and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vincent de Paul Church, stop by Trois Fenetres, and discover the deep blue sea with Zen Plongee Marseille.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Marseille route planning website.

Traveling by car from Les Baux de Provence to Marseille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Montagne Sainte Victoire
Highlights from your plan
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gimer Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Memorial House (Maison des Memoires). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards and then steep yourself in history at Chateaux de Lastours.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne Center road trip planner.

Getting from Marseille to Carcassonne Center by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Carcassonne Center sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

O'Vineyards, Chateaux de Lastours
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne ©
Carcassonne Cathedral ©
Carcassonne Cathedral

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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Roc de Cazelle, explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Grottes de Cougnac, thendon't miss a visit to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, and then don't miss a visit to Chateau de Commarque.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne Center to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Perigueux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Grottes de Cougnac, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Roc de Cazelle ©
Roc de Cazelle

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Perigueux

Perigueux ©
Périgueux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.Périgueux is the prefecture of the départment. On the 16th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Bourdeilles and then Head underground at Grotte de Tourtoirac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Brantome Market and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Front.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Perigueux trip planner.

Drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Perigueux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Perigueux

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Brantome Market, Chateau de Bourdeilles, Grotte de Tourtoirac
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Chateau de Bourdeilles ©
Chateau de Bourdeilles
Cathedrale St-Front ©
Cathedrale St-Front
Grotte de Tourtoirac ©
Grotte de Tourtoirac

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Biarritz

Biarritz ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Biarritz side-trips: Chateau Observatoire Abbadia (in Hendaye) and Sare (Le Musee du Gateau Basque & Le Train de la Rhune). The adventure continues: stop by L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne, enjoy the sea views from Phare de Biarritz, sample the fine beverages at Cidrerie Txopinondo, and see the top attractions with Pierre Ibaialde.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Biarritz online trip planner.

You can drive from Perigueux to Biarritz in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Perigueux in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Biarritz, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayonne, Sare, Atlantika 64, L'Atelier du Piment, Chateau Observatoire Abbadia
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Le Train de la Rhune ©
Le Train de la Rhune
L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne ©
L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia ©
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia

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