58 days in Monte-Carlo & South of France Itinerary

58 days in Monte-Carlo & South of France Itinerary

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58 days in Monte-Carlo & South of France Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 30​min
1
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
2
Eze, France
— 1 night
train:  15​min
3
Menton, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
La Turbie, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Gourdon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
10
Antibes, France
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
11
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Biarritz, France
— 2 nights
13
Bordeaux, France
— 3 nights
14
Toulouse, France
— 1 night
train:  1​h
15
Albi, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
16
Carcassonne, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
17
Pezenas, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
18
Uzes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
19
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
20
Arles, France
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
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Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
22
Beaumettes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
23
Joucas, France
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
24
Roussillon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
25
Lourmarin, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
26
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
27
Porquerolles Island, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
28
Toulon, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
29
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III and then look for gifts at Marché de la Condamine. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Prince's Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, and then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo trip planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Monte-Carlo is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Jeddah to Monte-Carlo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in February, expect Monte-Carlo to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Eze.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Prince's Palace, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Eze, France

Eze ©
Hillside villages along the Mediterranean coast don't come more picturesque than Eze, attracting vacationers with its perfectly preserved medieval streets, colorful botanical gardens, and sweeping sea views.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of Èze, then stroll through Eze Sur Mer Strand, and then don't miss a visit to Fort de la Revere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille, then get great views at Ruines du Village du Mont Bastide, then get to know the fascinating history of Chemin Frédéric Nietzsche, and finally cruise along Moyenne Corniche.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Eze tour itinerary planning site .

Eze is just a short distance from Monte-Carlo. In February, daily temperatures in Eze can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Menton.

Things to do in Eze

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille, Moyenne Corniche
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The Church of Èze ©
The Church of Èze
Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille ©
Ruines du Village du Mont Bastide ©

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Menton, France

Menton ©
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Marguerite, head outdoors with Col de Braus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sospel Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Fort St Roch, then pause for some serene contemplation at La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at La Collegiale Notre-Dame-De-L'Assomption, then admire the landmark architecture of Monastere de Saorge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Promenade du Soleil, and finally look for gifts at Pasta Piemonte.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Menton trip planner .

Menton is just a stone's throw from Eze. In February, daily temperatures in Menton can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to La Turbie.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sospel, Col de Braus, La Collegiale Notre-Dame-De-L'Assomption, Eglise Sainte-Marguerite, Monastere de Saorge
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Monastere de Saorge ©
Monastere de Saorge
Basilica St. Michel ©
Basilica St. Michel
La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs ©

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La Turbie, France

La Turbie ©
La Turbie is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.HistoryLa Turbie was famous in Roman times for the large monument, the Trophy of Augustus, that Augustus made to celebrate his victory over the Ligurian tribes of the area. Take a break from the city and head to Tete de Chien and Monte-Carlo Golf Club. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste and Ruines de Rocca Sparviera. When in La Turbie, make a side trip to see Église Saint Veran in Utelle, approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, contemplate the long history of Place de la Cremaillere, examine the collection at Peillon St Thecle Musee Ferroviaire, and don't miss a visit to Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Laghet.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the La Turbie trip planner .

La Turbie is just a short distance from Menton. February in La Turbie sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Things to do in La Turbie

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Coaraze, Peillon, Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Laghet, Église Saint Veran
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Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste
Église Saint Veran ©
Église Saint Veran
Eglise Saint Michel ©
Eglise Saint Michel

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

Villefranche-sur-Mer ©
Villefranche-sur-Mer is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the French Riviera.GeographyVillefranche-sur-Mer adjoins the city of Nice to the east along Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier, and 10km south west of Monaco. On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Musee des Coquillages, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise, and then steep yourself in history at Villa Santo Sospir.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Villefranche-sur-Mer trip itinerary maker app .

Villefranche-sur-Mer is just a stone's throw from La Turbie. In February, daily temperatures in Villefranche-sur-Mer can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gourdon.

Things to do in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
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Villa Santo Sospir ©
Villa Santo Sospir
Eglise ©
Eglise

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Gourdon, France

Gourdon ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, stop by La Source Parfumee, explore the ancient world of Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon, explore the historical opulence of Gourdon Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Plateau karstique de Caussols, and finally identify plant and animal life at Reserve des Monts d'Azur.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Gourdon day trip website .

Traveling by car from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Gourdon takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Gourdon

Parks Wildlife Golf

Side Trips

Plateau karstique de Caussols, Spas, Reserve des Monts d'Azur, Golf du Chateau de Taulane
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Plateau karstique de Caussols ©
Plateau karstique de Caussols
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon ©
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon
Gourdon Castle ©
Gourdon Castle

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Saint-Tropez, France

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse de Ramatuelle, learn about winemaking at Domaine Tropez, then make a trip to Chapelle Sainte-Anne, then stop by Rondini, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez trip app .

You can drive from Gourdon to Saint-Tropez in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Roquebrune-sur-Argens.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Le musée de l’Annonciade ©
Le musée de l’Annonciade
Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez ©
Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez

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Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France

Roquebrune-sur-Argens ©
On the 14th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Port Tonic Art Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee des Troupes de Marine, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Bargeme, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Vinaigre, and finally look for gifts at La Chocolaterie du Rocher.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Roquebrune-sur-Argens trip planner .

Drive from Saint-Tropez to Roquebrune-sur-Argens in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Roquebrune-sur-Argens are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Roquebrune-sur-Argens

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Frejus, Musee de L'Artillerie, Gorges de Pennafort, Castle Bargeme
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Port Tonic Art Center ©
Port Tonic Art Center
Gorges de Pennafort ©
Gorges de Pennafort
Musee des Troupes de Marine ©
Musee des Troupes de Marine

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Cannes, France

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 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Les Murs Peints and then pause for some serene contemplation at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, examine the collection at Les Jardins du MIP, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie, and finally shop like a local with Rue d'Antibes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannes online travel route planner .

Drive from Roquebrune-sur-Argens to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Cannes are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Antibes.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Les Jardins du MIP, Scuba & Snorkeling, Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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Antibes, France

The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Video Top Jump, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then stop by Izdeguiz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre-Dame de Bon Port. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Verrerie Pierini, then kick back and relax at Juan les Pins Main Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Antibes trip itinerary maker app .

Antibes is very close to Cannes. February in Antibes sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Nice.

Things to do in Antibes

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Video Top Jump, Verrerie Pierini, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Verrerie Pierini ©
Verrerie Pierini
Notre-Dame de Bon Port ©
Notre-Dame de Bon Port

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Nice, France

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.
Vieille Ville and Avenue Jean Medecin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Nicholas Cathedral and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Nice to go to Utelle and see La Madone d'Utelle, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, stroll through Baou de Saint Jeannet, and kick back and relax at Castel Plage.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nice online vacation builder .

Nice is very close to Antibes. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baou de Saint Jeannet, La Madone d'Utelle
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Rocher de la Vierge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Port Vieux Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, then examine the collection at Musee Bellevue, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Asiatica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Chocolaterie Laia, then kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Superbe.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Biarritz road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Nice to Biarritz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Biarritz are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Chocolaterie Laia
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Port Vieux Beach ©
Port Vieux Beach
Musee Asiatica ©
Musee Asiatica
Chocolaterie Laia ©
Chocolaterie Laia

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): walk around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), examine the collection at Musee du Vin et du Negoce, then see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee d'Aquitaine. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Saint Ahon, step into the grandiose world of Chateau du Taillan, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Pape Clement, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Notre-Dame, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint-Michel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux tour builder tool .

You can drive from Biarritz to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Port of the Moon ©
Port of the Moon
Musee d'Aquitaine ©
Musee d'Aquitaine
Musee du Vin et du Negoce ©
Musee du Vin et du Negoce

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Couvent des Jacobins.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Toulouse trip tool .

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Toulouse in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Toulouse sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Albi.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Domaine des Oiseaux
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Fondation Bemberg ©
Fondation Bemberg
Couvent des Jacobins ©
Couvent des Jacobins
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

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Albi, France

Albi ©
Albi is a commune in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Academie des Miniatures et des petits gouters, take in the views from Pont Vieux, then walk around Chateau Foucaud et parc, then see the interesting displays at Musee-Mine Departemental, and finally go for a walk through Le Quartier Du Castelviel. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Village Medieval de Lautrec, then take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Albi trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Toulouse to Albi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Albi

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Village Medieval de Lautrec, Chateau Foucaud et parc
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Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec
Musee-Mine Departemental ©
Musee-Mine Departemental

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
On the 3rd (Tue), wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, do a tasting at Chateau Canet, then look for gifts at Philippe Boccardi, Chocolatier, then learn about winemaking at Winemaker Workshops, and finally examine the collection at Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then ponder the design of Fountain of Neptune, then explore the galleries of Abbaye de Soreze, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Dom Robert et de la tapisserie du XXe siecle.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne day trip tool .

Getting from Albi to Carcassonne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pezenas.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Soreze, Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Abbaye de Soreze ©
Abbaye de Soreze

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Pezenas, France

Pezenas ©
Pézenas is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.Name"Pézenas" is derived from the older name Piscenae, probably from the Latin word piscenis, meaning fishpond. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Musee de Vulliod Saint-Germain, do a tasting at Domaine Monplezy, learn about winemaking at Seigneurie de Peyrat, then contemplate the long history of Le Prieure Saint Jean de Bebian, MATTHIEU DELAUZUN, then look for gifts at Les Berlingots de Pezenas, and finally snap pictures at Pont romain de Saint-Thibery.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pezenas route planner .

You can drive from Carcassonne to Pezenas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Uzes.

Things to do in Pezenas

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale Saint Fulcran, Musee de site Villa-Loupian
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Seigneurie de Peyrat ©
Seigneurie de Peyrat
Cathedrale Saint Fulcran ©
Cathedrale Saint Fulcran

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Uzes, France

Uzes ©
Uzès is a small town and a commune in the Gard department in southern France.It lies about 25km north-northeast of Nîmes.HistoryOriginally Ucetia or Eutica in Latin, Uzès was a small Gallo-Roman oppidum, or administrative settlement. On the 7th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Un Siecle de Roulottes, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Terra Viva, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Poterie Mediterraneenne, then take an in-depth tour of Musee 1900, then stop by Uzes Market, and finally make a trip to Place aux herbes.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Uzes online itinerary planner .

Getting from Pezenas to Uzes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Uzes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Uzes

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
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Un Siecle de Roulottes ©
Un Siecle de Roulottes
Musee 1900 ©
Musee 1900
Haribo Museum ©
Haribo Museum

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 8th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Galerie Boutique John Gormsen and then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes. On your second day here, do a tasting at Chateau Bizard, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle, then contemplate the long history of Cathedrale Notre Dame et Saint Paul, and finally head off the coast to Ile de la Barthelasse.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Avignon driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Uzes to Avignon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Avignon sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Arles.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Grignan, Le Chaudron d'Or, Chateau Bizard, Cathedrale Notre Dame et Saint Paul
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Ile de la Barthelasse ©
Ile de la Barthelasse
Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle

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Arles, France

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) and then steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes). On the next day, explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, then steep yourself in history at Le Sentier des Moulins d'Alphonse Daudet, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Marthe de Tarascon, and finally kick back and relax at Plage de Piemanson.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Arles trip planning app .

Arles is very close to Avignon. In March, daytime highs in Arles are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Les Trains du Colorado, Eglise Sainte-Marthe de Tarascon, Plage de Piemanson
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

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Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France

Saint-Remy-de-Provence ©
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Explore hidden gems such as Parc Naturel Regional des Alpilles and Plage de la Romaniquette. You'll explore and learn at Musee Automobile de Provence and Musee Estrine. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Remy-de-Provence: Notre Dame de Beauregard (in Orgon) and Etang de l'Olivier (in Istres). There's much more to do: stop by Le Caviste de Maussane, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Sixte, and learn about winemaking at Mas de la Dame.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saint-Remy-de-Provence day trip planning tool .

Getting from Arles to Saint-Remy-de-Provence by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Beaumettes.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Orgon, Istres, Mas de la Dame, Le Caviste de Maussane, Chapelle Saint-Sixte
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Etang de l'Olivier ©
Etang de l'Olivier
Musee Automobile de Provence ©
Musee Automobile de Provence
Le Caviste de Maussane ©
Le Caviste de Maussane

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Beaumettes, France

Beaumettes ©
On the 15th (Sun), admire the sheer force of La Fontaine de Vaucluse, look for gifts at Confiserie Saint Denis, then do a tasting at Domaine de Marie - Caveau Luberon/Provence, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire, and finally view the masterpieces at SCAD Lacoste.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaumettes road trip app .

You can drive from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Beaumettes in an hour. In March in Beaumettes, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joucas.

Things to do in Beaumettes

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Menerbes, La Fontaine de Vaucluse, SCAD Lacoste
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La Fontaine de Vaucluse ©
La Fontaine de Vaucluse
SCAD Lacoste ©
SCAD Lacoste
Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire ©
Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire

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Joucas, France

Joucas ©
Joucas is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gordes Castle, then contemplate the long history of Caves du Palais Saint Firmin, and then view the masterpieces at Mieke Heybroek Et Ulysse Plaud.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Joucas route planner .

Joucas is just a short distance from Beaumettes. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Roussillon.

Things to do in Joucas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Gordes
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Gordes Castle ©
Gordes Castle
Caves du Palais Saint Firmin ©
Caves du Palais Saint Firmin

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Roussillon, France

Roussillon ©
On the 16th (Mon), do a tasting at La Cave de Bonnieux, stop by La Compagnie des Ocres, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Michel. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Esprit Parapente, then learn about winemaking at Vignoble Chasson Chateau Blanc, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau la Canorgue.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Roussillon tour itinerary planner.

Roussillon is just a stone's throw from Joucas. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Lourmarin.

Things to do in Roussillon

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Bonnieux, Esprit Parapente, Station de Valdrome
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Esprit Parapente ©
Esprit Parapente
Chateau la Canorgue ©
Chateau la Canorgue
Eglise Saint-Michel ©
Eglise Saint-Michel

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Lourmarin, France

Lourmarin ©
Lourmarin is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Fugues en Cimes, then don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint Martin, then view the masterpieces at Poterie Point Fusion, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts et des Metiers du vin (Chateau Turcan).

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lourmarin itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Roussillon to Lourmarin takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Lourmarin

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ansouis, Cucuron, Cheval Enjeu, Poterie Point Fusion, Domaine des Jardinettes
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Cheval Enjeu ©
Cheval Enjeu
Domaine des Jardinettes ©
Domaine des Jardinettes

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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cours Mirabeau and Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque. Get in touch with nature at Montagne Sainte Victoire and Vallon des Carmes. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Chateau Vignelaure (in Rians), Musee de l'Uniforme de la Legion etrangere (in Puyloubier) and Chateau de La Verdiere (in La Verdiere). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle des Bourras ou Penitents Gris, do a tasting at Chateau Calissanne, admire the landmark architecture of Le Tour de l'Horloge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-de-Malte.

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Drive from Lourmarin to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Porquerolles Island.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Salon-de-Provence, Montagne Sainte Victoire, Vallon des Carmes, Musee de l'Uniforme de la Legion etrangere, Chateau Vignelaure
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Chateau Vignelaure ©
Chateau Vignelaure
Montagne Sainte Victoire ©
Montagne Sainte Victoire
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

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Porquerolles Island, France

Porquerolles Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Le Phare du Cap D'arme, get outside with Pointe de l'Oustau de Dieu, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Anne. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Fort Saint Agathe, then take in the exciting artwork at Fondation Carmignac, and then kick back and relax at Plage de la Courtade.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Porquerolles Island sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Porquerolles Island in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Toulon.

Things to do in Porquerolles Island

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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Pointe de l'Oustau de Dieu ©
Pointe de l'Oustau de Dieu
Plage de la Courtade ©
Plage de la Courtade
Fort Saint Agathe ©
Fort Saint Agathe

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Toulon, France

Toulon ©
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Museum Dpartemental du Var, view the masterpieces at Centre d'Art Villa Tamaris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-De-La-Seds de Toulon, then get engrossed in the history at Musee du Vieux Toulon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Louis.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Toulon trip maker .

Traveling by car from Porquerolles Island to Toulon takes 2 hours. In March in Toulon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Toulon

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Centre d'Art Villa Tamaris
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Museum Dpartemental du Var ©
Museum Dpartemental du Var
Musee du Vieux Toulon ©
Musee du Vieux Toulon

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Marseille, France

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.
On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Le Sentier Du Lezard, then learn about all things military at Museum of the Foreign Legion, then look for gifts at La Chocolaterie Marseillaise, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national des Calanques.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Toulon to Marseille in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Marseille are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Museum of the Foreign Legion, Le Sentier Du Lezard
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc national des Calanques ©
Parc national des Calanques
Museum of the Foreign Legion ©
Museum of the Foreign Legion

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