11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Marseille
— 3 nights
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Montpellier
— 3 nights
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Nimes
— 1 night
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Avignon
— 1 night
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Marseille
— 1 night

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, browse the exhibits of Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marseille attractions planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Marseille is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester to Marseille, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in March: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montpellier: Seaquarium (in Le Grau-du-Roi), Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Horseback Riding Tours & Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée) and Aigues-Mortes (Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, Place Saint Louis, &more). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at Prizoners Montpellier, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre, observe the fascinating underwater world at Planet Ocean Montpellier, and relax and rejuvenate at Hot Yoga Montpellier.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Montpellier trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Montpellier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nimes.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes ©
Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
Prizoners Montpellier ©
Prizoners Montpellier
Place de la Comedie ©
Place de la Comedie

1
night
Nimes

Nimes ©

French Rome

Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Square Antonin, delve into the distant past at La Maison Carree, slough off your stress at La Source d'Energie, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tour Magne, then admire the natural beauty at Jardins de la Fontaine, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple de Diane.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nimes day trip website.

You can drive from Montpellier to Nimes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Nimes, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Nimes

Historic Sites · Spas · Baths · Parks
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La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Jardins de la Fontaine ©
Jardins de la Fontaine
La Source d'Energie ©
La Source d'Energie

1
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Avignon

Avignon ©

City of Popes

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 19th (Fri), admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon, and finally take in the views from Pont d'Avignon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Palais des Papes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, and then make a trip to Pont du Gard.

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Drive from Nimes to Avignon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Side Trips

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Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont du Gard ©
Pont du Gard

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Marseille

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): head off the coast to Chateau d'If.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marseille tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If

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