8 days in South of France Itinerary

8 days in South of France Itinerary

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8 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Norwich
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Le Pradet
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
La Croix-Valmer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cannes
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
End: Norwich

1
night
Le Pradet

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage noire du Langoustier, kick back and relax at Plage des Oursinieres, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Pradet online route planner .

Norwich, UK to Le Pradet is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Norwich to Le Pradet, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norwich in August, things will get a bit warmer in Le Pradet: highs are around 33°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Le Pradet

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage noire du Langoustier, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Plage des Oursinieres ©
Plage des Oursinieres

3
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Attractions like Plage de Gigaro and Heraclee Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Sylvabelle and Port Grimaud Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near La Croix-Valmer: Le Lavandou (Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage d'Aiguebelle, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Le Cap Lardier, stroll through Plage de Vergeron, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Marines.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Croix-Valmer day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Le Pradet to La Croix-Valmer takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Le Pradet in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Croix-Valmer: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Port Grimaud Beach, Plage des Marines
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Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Cannes

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage Naturiste De La Batterie and Plage du Soleil. Head to La Croisette and Parfumerie Galimardfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, pick up some local products at Marche Forville, get a taste of the local shopping with Pierini Verre contemporain, and get to know the fascinating history of Rue d'Antibes.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cannes trip maker app .

Traveling by car from La Croix-Valmer to Cannes takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from La Croix-Valmer, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannes, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vallauris, Swim with Dolphins, Parfumerie Galimard, Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI
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Marche Forville ©
Marche Forville
Plage du Soleil ©
Plage du Soleil
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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