9 days in South of France Itinerary

9 days in South of France Itinerary

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9 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Marseille
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Munich

3
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.
Step out of Nice with an excursion to Station de Ski L'Audibergue in Andon--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Orthodoxe Saint Nicolas et Sainte Alexandra, indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Nice holiday maker website .

Munich, Germany to Nice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in January, with highs in Nice at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

VinAzur - Vins de provence, Station de Ski L'Audibergue, Galerie du Faune
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

3
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Saint-Raphael (Total Xscape, Catalan Bougie, &more), Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens) and Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule (in Frejus). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and design of Kelys, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Murs Vegetaux, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Anglicane, and get engrossed in the history at Musee Du Patrimoine.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Tropez itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Nice in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saint-Tropez, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grimaud, Saint-Raphael, Hyeres, Sainte-Maxime, Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres
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Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule ©
Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule
Total Xscape ©
Total Xscape
Eglise Anglicane ©
Eglise Anglicane

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, get your game on at Laser game Evolution, then contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Mystery Games. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel Church, browse the collection at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, then get your game on at Laser Game Evolution Toulon, and finally get your game on at Karting Six-Fours.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille online journey planner .

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Marseille in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Fun & Games Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cassis, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Aix-en-Provence, Laser game Evolution, Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

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