9 days in French Alps Itinerary

9 days in French Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock French Alps sightseeing planner

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Castellane
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Castellane
— 3 nights
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Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 3 nights
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Sydney

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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: Citadelle Vauban (in Seyne les Alpes), ESF Allos le Seignus (in Allos) and Esf Chabanon (in Selonnet). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Saint Dalmas Le Selvage, glide through natural beauty at ESI Les Orres, take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, and stroll through Pure.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Castellane trip itinerary maker site.

Sydney, Australia to Castellane is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, you will find days in Castellane are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are much colder (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

Things to do in Castellane

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

— 3 nights
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Greolieres les Neiges, delve into the distant past at Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon, then stop by La Source Parfumee, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Vincent. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Isola 2000 and then learn about winemaking at Vignoble Rasse.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tourrettes-sur-Loup trip builder website.

You can drive from Castellane to Tourrettes-sur-Loup in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Castellane in March: highs in Tourrettes-sur-Loup hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips