10 days in South of France Itinerary

10 days in South of France Itinerary

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Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
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Montpellier
— 3 nights
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Narbonne
— 2 nights
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Niaux
— 1 night
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Toulouse
— 2 nights

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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence online driving holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: high temperatures in Aix-en-Provence hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. You'll set off for Montpellier on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping

3
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Montpellier

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eglise Notre-Dame des Sablons and Basilique Notre-Dame-des-Tables. Get a sense of the local culture at Le Pavillon Populaire and Un Siecle de Roulottes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montpellier: Le ron des fades village miniature (in Dompnac), Espace Georges Brassens (in Sete) and Cathedrale Saint Fulcran (in Lodeve). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, admire the masterpieces at Espace Dominique Bagouet, get engrossed in the history at Musee du Vieux Montpellier, and do a tasting at Bertrand Bosc.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montpellier trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Montpellier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In December in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Narbonne.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

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Specialty Museum
Un Siecle de Roulottes
4.6

2
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Narbonne

Narbonne ©

Crossroads of the South

The Mediterranean city of Narbonne links to the nearby Canal du Midi and the Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the center of town.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Paul, then learn about winemaking at Sarrat de Goundy, and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial du Camp de Rivesaltes. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, admire the striking features of Donjon Gilles Aycelin, steep yourself in history at Via Domitia of Narbonne, then see the interesting displays at Musee Archeologique, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Le Tresor De La Cathedrale.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Narbonne trip planner.

Drive from Montpellier to Narbonne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Narbonne, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Niaux.

Things to do in Narbonne

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

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Religious Site
Eglise Saint-Paul
4.5
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Architectural Building
Donjon Gilles Aycelin
4.4

1
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Niaux

Niaux ©
Niaux is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.Located on the right banks of the Vicdessos river, Niaux is best known for the Cave of Niaux. Grotte de la Vache has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de la Vache and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Miglos.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Niaux trip planner.

You can drive from Narbonne to Niaux in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Toulouse.

Things to do in Niaux

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Toulouse

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Couvent des Jacobins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte Marie, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais, then take an in-depth tour of Ailes Anciennes Toulouse, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Toulouse trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Niaux to Toulouse in 1.5 hours. In January in Toulouse, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Couvent des Jacobins
4.5

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