8 days in French Alps Itinerary

8 days in French Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Forcalquier
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Forcalquier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montclar
— 1 night
Drive
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Guillestre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Allos
— 1 night
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Valletta

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Forcalquier

— 2 nights
Forcalquier is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.Forcalquier is located between the Lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30km south of Sisteron and 10km west of the Durance river. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau de Sauvan and Ganagobie Abbey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lac D'esparron and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Forcalquier: Le Petit Port (in Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon) and Verdon Les Basses Gorges (in Quinson). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Artemisia Museum and get outside with Les Mourres.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Forcalquier holiday maker site.

Valletta, Malta to Forcalquier is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Valletta in August since evenings lows in Forcalquier dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Montclar.

Things to do in Forcalquier

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Montclar

— 1 night
On the 5th (Thu), examine the collection at Muséoscope Lake, look for gifts at Apiland Nature, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally get outside with Parc des Ecureuils.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Montclar trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Forcalquier to Montclar takes 1.5 hours. In August in Montclar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Guillestre.

Things to do in Montclar

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Guillestre

— 3 nights
Guillestre is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.GeographyThe village lies in the northwestern part of the commune, on the left bank of the Chagne, a stream, tributary of the Guil, which forms all of the commune's northern border, before flowing into the Durance, which forms part of the commune's western border. Step off the beaten path and head to Abbaye de Boscodon and Eglise Notre-Dame-du-Real. Get some cultural insight at Fort des Tetes et non fort du chateau and Visite guidee de la Mine d'Argent du Fournel. Explore Guillestre's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Briancon), Lac Ste Anne (in Ceillac) and Aquaparc embrun (in Embrun). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Petrifying Fountain of Reotier, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, head outdoors with Tete En L'Air - Ecole De Parapente Du Queyras Et Guillestrois, and gear up at Guil -EBike.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Guillestre trip maker website.

Getting from Montclar to Guillestre by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Montclar in August, expect nights in Guillestre to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Allos.

Things to do in Guillestre

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Allos

— 1 night
Allos is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France.Allos is a high mountain commune in the southern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Col d'Allos, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de la Lance, and then examine the collection at Maison Musee Colmars.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Allos online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Guillestre to Allos takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Allos

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips