62 days in France Itinerary

62 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
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:  15 h 15 min
End: Toronto

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris driving holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get a bit warmer in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car 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 26th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cheverny and then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Chateau de Meung sur Loire and then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chambord.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Blois route website.

Getting from Paris to Blois by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Blois are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Blois

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Meung sur Loire
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hotel de Bourgtheroulde. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Jumieges, and then catch an entertaining show at Les Enfants Terribles.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rouen driving holiday website.

You can drive from Blois to Rouen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Rouen sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Les Enfants Terribles, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, 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 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), thenget great views at Falaises d'Etretat, and then look for gifts at La mer a boire. Here are some ideas for day two: learn something new at Maison Du Patrimoine - Atelier Perret, relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains des Docks, and then don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde.

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Getting from Rouen to Etretat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Etretat can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont), Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, brush up on your military savvy at Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, see the interesting displays at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach, and contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Etretat to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. December in Bayeux sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Cite de La Mare, La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), Remains Mulberry Harbour, La Maison du Biscuit
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 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Zoo de Champrepus.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Auxerre.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

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 7th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, do a tasting at Chablis Vititours, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Ancy-le Franc, thenlook for gifts at Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs, and finally Head underground at Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Domaine PL & JF Bersan and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Fargeau.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Auxerre online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Auxerre in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in January, you will find days in Auxerre are little chillier (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Beaune.

Things to do in Auxerre

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau Ancy-le Franc, Yazmhil Et Brice Corman, Maroquiniers Createurs, Domaine Celine & Frederic Gueguen, Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure, Domaine PL & JF Bersan
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.
Explore Beaune's surroundings by going to Dijon (Musee Magnin, La Route des Vins, &more) and Cathedrale Saint Vincent (in Chalon-sur-Saone). There's lots more to do: unwind over a drink at Millesimes a la Carte, do a tasting at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, pick up some new knowledge with Sensation Vin, and examine the collection at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Beaune itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Auxerre to Beaune in 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 your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive 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. Step out of Ribeauville with an excursion to Distillerie Artisanale Jos Nusbaumer in Steige--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, make a trip to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, learn about winemaking at Dopff Au Moulin, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La montagne des singes.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ribeauville trip planner.

You can drive from Beaune to Ribeauville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Ribeauville sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Ribeauville

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee de Strasbourg, explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Le Vaisseau, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune, and then make a trip to Barrage Vauban.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Strasbourg trip maker website.

You can drive from Ribeauville to Strasbourg in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In January in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) 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: Antibes (Villa Eilenroc & Musee Picasso) and Cannes (Musee de la Castre & Marche Forville). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Place Massena, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice vacation builder.

Getting from Strasbourg to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in January, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Antibes, Cannes
Highlights from your plan
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Place Massena ©
Place Massena
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Grimaud

Grimaud ©
On the 21st (Thu), find something for the whole family at Aoubre L'aventure Nature. Keep things going the next day: stop by Port Grimaud, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grimaud, thensteep yourself in history at Chartreuse de la Verne, and finally do a tasting at Domaine de la Giscle.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grimaud trip itinerary planning website.

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. Traveling from Nice in January, plan for little chillier nights in Grimaud, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Six-Fours-les-Plages.

Things to do in Grimaud

Theme Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aoubre L'aventure Nature, Domaine de la Giscle, Chartreuse de la Verne
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 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Musee National de la Marine, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame du Mai, thenrelax and rejuvenate at Spa O de Soleil, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Villa des Flo. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Coudou Parc, thentest your problem-solving skills at Adventure Rooms Provence, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Six-Fours-les-Plages trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Grimaud to Six-Fours-les-Plages takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Six-Fours-les-Plages can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sisteron.

Things to do in Six-Fours-les-Plages

Spas Museums Adventure

Side Trips

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

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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 25th (Mon), steep yourself in history at La Citadelle de Sisteron, thenlook for gifts at Collines de Provence, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Sauvan, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Mane. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Les Comtes de Provence, thendon't miss a visit to Sanctuaire Notre-Dame du Laus, and then get outside with Centre Ecole Regional de Parachutisme Sportif.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sisteron day trip website.

Drive from Six-Fours-les-Plages to Sisteron in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Sisteron can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can 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), Golf du Luberon (in Pierrevert) and La boutique de la Biere (in Sainte-Tulle). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo, snap pictures at Pont Julien, get outside with Rent Bike Luberon, and learn about winemaking at Chateau la Canorgue.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bonnieux online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Sisteron to Bonnieux takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Bonnieux can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orange.

Things to do in Bonnieux

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Gordes, Lourmarin, Librairie le Bleuet, Mines de Bruoux, La boutique de la Biere
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. Venture out of the city with trips to La Maison Pernoise (in Pernes-les-Fontaines), Domaine Beauvalcinte (in Suzette) and Gigondas (Gabriel Meffre & Les Celliers Amadieu). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Les Secrets De Lola, learn about winemaking at Auberge du Vin, pause for some photo ops at Triumphal Arch, and get in on the family fun at Le Parc Alexis Gruss.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orange trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Bonnieux to Orange in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Les Baux de Provence.

Things to do in Orange

Wineries Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Auberge du Vin, Le Parc Alexis Gruss, Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine
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 4th (Thu), stop by Boutique Jean Martin, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Des Images, thenadmire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and finally admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres. On the next day, make a trip to Fontaine Moussue, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de la Barben, and then meet the residents at Zoo De La Barben.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Les Baux de Provence trip planner.

You can drive from Orange to Les Baux de Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Les Baux de Provence

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aix-en-Provence (Fondation Vasarely, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, &more) and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, discover the deep blue sea with Zen Plongee Marseille, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vincent de Paul Church, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne Sainte Victoire.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Marseille online day trip planner.

You can drive from Les Baux de Provence to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 10th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, take in the architecture and atmosphere 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). Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at O'Vineyards and then step into the grandiose world of Chateaux de Lastours.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Carcassonne Center road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Marseille to Carcassonne Center in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daily temperatures in Carcassonne Center can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Roc de Cazelle, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud. On the next day, Head underground at Grottes de Cougnac, thendon't miss a visit to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Commarque.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sarlat-la-Caneda online tour planner.

Drive from Carcassonne Center to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Perigueux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Grottes de Cougnac
Highlights from your plan
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bourdeilles and then Head underground at Grotte de Tourtoirac. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Brantome Market and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale St-Front.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Perigueux day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Perigueux takes 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 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Perigueux

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Side Trips

Grotte de Tourtoirac, Chateau de Bourdeilles, Brantome Market
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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: Sare (Le Musee du Gateau Basque & Le Train de la Rhune) and Chateau Observatoire Abbadia (in Hendaye). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne, visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz, get behind the scenes at Pierre Ibaialde, and look for all kinds of wild species at Atlantika 64.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Biarritz road trip planning app.

Drive from Perigueux to Biarritz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Perigueux in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Biarritz, with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sare, Bayonne, Cidrerie Txopinondo, L'Atelier du Piment, Les Halles
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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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