15 days in Amsterdam & South of France Itinerary

15 days in Amsterdam & South of France Itinerary

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Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Carcassonne Center, France
— 2 nights
Drive to Toulouse, Fly to Nice
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and finally explore the galleries of Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Sculpture De Violist, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally raise your glass at Butchers Tears.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

Chennai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Amsterdam. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in June, with highs in Amsterdam at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Cannes, France

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
When in Cannes, make a side trip to see Massif de l'Esterel in Agay, approximately Agay away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, take a peaceful walk through Lérins Islands, wander the streets of Le Suquet, and don't miss a visit to Les Murs Peints.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cannes road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Cannes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, expect Cannes to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Marseille, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): visit The Panier, then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes.

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

Getting from Cannes to Marseille by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Marseille sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Carcassonne Center, France

Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then don't miss a visit to Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne, and then take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Carcassonne Center takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, and then stop by VinAzur - Vins de provence. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then make a trip to Place Massena, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Carcassonne Center to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Carcassonne Center in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Nice. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips