8 days in South of France Itinerary

8 days in South of France Itinerary

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Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 1 night
2
Castellane
— 1 night
3
Nice
— 1 night
4
Calvi, Corsica
— 2 nights
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Ajaccio, Corsica
— 1 night
6
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 1 night

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Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Gorges de l'Ardeche, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vallon-Pont-d'Arc day trip planning website.

London, UK to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
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Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): play a few rounds at Golf du Chateau de Taulane, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Castellane online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Castellane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Castellane can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Golf du Chateau de Taulane
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Climbing Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Place Massena, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, thenget outside with Promenade du Paillon, and finally make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Castellane to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Castellane in September: highs in Nice hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors
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Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade du Paillon ©
Promenade du Paillon
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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Calvi, Corsica

Calvi ©
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. On the 9th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Aregno Beach, get outside with Plage de Ghjunchitu, make a trip to Phare de la Pietra, head outdoors with Plage de Lozari, thenkick back and relax at Plage de Bodri, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra, get outside with Vallée du Fango, take in the waterfront activity at Galeria Marina, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve of Scandola, and finally don't miss a visit to Les Calanche Cliffs.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Calvi vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Calvi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Calvi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Galeria, Corbara, Corsica, Aregno Beach, Phare de la Pietra
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Plage de Ghjunchitu ©
Plage de Ghjunchitu
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Galeria Marina ©
Galeria Marina

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Ajaccio, Corsica

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get some jogging in at Sentier des Douaniers, head off the coast to Iles Sanguinaires, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally get outside with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ajaccio trip planner.

Getting from Calvi to Ajaccio by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Ajaccio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Bonifacio, Corsica

At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Tonnara Beach, kick back and relax at Plage du Petit Sperone, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, thenmake a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and finally Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio road trip planner.

Drive from Ajaccio to Bonifacio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
La Tonnara Beach ©
La Tonnara Beach

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