7 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

7 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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7 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Cassis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Cairo

1
night
Cassis

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Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. On the 9th (Fri), glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cassis trip planning app .

Cairo, Egypt to Cassis is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in August, with highs in Cassis at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Nature Tours
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Estagnol and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through La plage, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Aiguebelle, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc.

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Traveling by car from Cassis to Bormes-Les-Mimosas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Bormes-Les-Mimosas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La plage ©
La plage
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Plage de l'Estagnol

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lérins Islands in Cannes (about 52 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nice visit planner .

Getting from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Bormes-Les-Mimosas in August, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lérins Islands, Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
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Lérins Islands

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