7 days in Monaco, Nice & Cannes Itinerary

7 days in Monaco, Nice & Cannes Itinerary

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7 days in Monaco, Nice & Cannes Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Monte Carlo Harbor, step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo trip planner.

London, UK to Monte-Carlo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Monte-Carlo. In May, Monte-Carlo is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Casinos Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

3
nights
Nice, France

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Marineland, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice route planner.

Nice is just a stone's throw from Monte-Carlo. In May, daytime highs in Nice are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Biot and then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) and then stroll through Lérins Islands.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannes day trip planning app .

Getting from Nice to Cannes by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cannes are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), Eglise de Biot, Massif de l'Esterel
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) ©

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