8 days in French Alps Itinerary

8 days in French Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock French Alps journey planner

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Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 2 nights
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Castellane
— 3 nights
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
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Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Ontario

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Moustiers Sainte-Marie

— 2 nights
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moustiers Sainte-Marie: Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon), Greoux les Bains (Parc Morelon & Spas) and La Citadelle de Sisteron (in Sisteron). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame de Beauvoir, don't miss a visit to Centre Ville, contemplate the long history of Les Penitents des Mees, and take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moustiers Sainte-Marie attractions planner.

Ontario, USA to Moustiers Sainte-Marie is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In December, Moustiers Sainte-Marie is slightly colder than Ontario - with highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Castellane

— 3 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Castellane: Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur (in Thorenc), Le Spa des Delices (in Caille) and Lac d'Allos (in Allos). And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Mane, admire the sheer force of Cascade de la Lance, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Resistance.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Castellane trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Castellane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Castellane sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

Things to do in Castellane

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

— 1 night
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by La Source Parfumee, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Jean, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tourrettes-sur-Loup online visit planner.

You can drive from Castellane to Tourrettes-sur-Loup in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December in Tourrettes-sur-Loup, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip