14 days in Marseille, Mazamet & Paris Itinerary

14 days in Marseille, Mazamet & Paris Itinerary

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Train
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Marseille
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Mazamet
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Paris
— 9 nights

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major and then explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille trip planner.

Paris to Marseille is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Marseille at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Mazamet.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
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Mazamet

Mazamet is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.It is the second-largest component of the Castres-Mazamet metropolitan area.GeographyMazamet is situated on the northern slope of the Montagne Noire and on the Arnette, a small tributary of the Thoré, which forms the commune's northern border.EconomyMazamet is an industrial town. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee du Bois et de la Marqueterie and then see the interesting displays at Musee Dom Robert et de la tapisserie du XXe siecle. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Winemaker Workshops, explore the historical opulence of Chateaux de Lastours, and then make a trip to Notre Dame du Cros.

Before you visit Mazamet, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Marseille to Mazamet in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mazamet are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mazamet

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

9
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Paris

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Arc de Triomphe and Chartres Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and La Hotte du Diable (in Coincy). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, do a tasting at Champagne Alain Mercier et Fils, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can drive from Mazamet to Paris in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Mazamet in September, you will find days in Paris are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips