10 days in France Itinerary

10 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Cape Town
Fly:  10 h
1
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Cannes
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Cape Town

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, and then trek along Le Sentier des Ocres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, and then steep yourself in history at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to Aix-en-Provence, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Aix-en-Provence is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gordes, Palais des Papes
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Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris and then take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Castel Plage, steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Rosaire.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice road trip planning website.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Aix-en-Provence in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Chapelle du Rosaire, Les Gorges du Verdon
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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire ©
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
Chapelle du Rosaire ©
Chapelle du Rosaire

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and then step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, thensteep yourself in history at La cité médiévale, and then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cannes trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Nice to Cannes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cannes, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, La cité médiévale, Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
La cité médiévale ©
La cité médiévale

3
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step off the beaten path and head to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Louvre Museum and National Archives will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Conciergerie, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Paris when traveling from Cannes in June, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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