11 days in Calais & South of France Itinerary

11 days in Calais & South of France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock France trip itinerary builder

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Calais
— 1 night
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
3
Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
4
Antibes
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

1
night
Calais

Calais ©

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore, kick back and relax at Calais Beach, and then examine the collection at Musée de la Guerre de Calais.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Calais trip planner.

Cardiff, UK to Calais is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Calais

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Fondation Vasarely. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Plage du Jonquet (in La Seyne-sur-Mer), Abbaye Saint Victor (in Marseille) and Cassis (Kayaking & Canoeing & Plage de la Grande Mer). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Plage de la Coudouliere, and browse the exhibits of Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Calais to Aix-en-Provence takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In July, Aix-en-Provence is somewhat warmer than Calais - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet

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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage de Pampelonne and Plage de Gigaro. Get outdoors at Plage de l'Escalet and Heraclee Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Tropez: Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Plage de Cabasson & Plage de l'Estagnol) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in La Londe Les Maures). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle and stroll through Port Grimaud 1 Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Saint-Tropez in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Saint-Tropez sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Antibes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro

3
nights
Antibes

Antibes ©

Diamond of the French Riviera

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage du Soleil and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie. Bring the kids along to Marineland and La Croisette. Take a break from Antibes with a short trip to Saint-Paul de Vence in St-Paul-de-Vence, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Biot, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Antibes trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Antibes in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or ride a ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in July: highs in Antibes hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Marineland ©
Marineland

Similar plans

15 days in South of France, Monaco-Ville & Roussillon BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Paris, South of France & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in South of France BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Monte-Carlo, South of France & Paris BY A USER FROM ECUADOR August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in South of France BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Rougemont-le-Chateau & South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Paris & South of France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans