15 days in South of France Itinerary

15 days in South of France Itinerary

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Nice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Tropez
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cassis
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto, Corsica
— 1 night
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Carcassonne
— 1 night
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Nice

— 3 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Castel Plage and Plage du Soleil. You'll get in some beach time at Juan les Pins Main Beach and Coco Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (Marche Forville, Le Suquet, &more) and Easy Dive (in Juan-les-Pins). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, get outside with Nikaia Glisse, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nice online sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Nice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Nice. Traveling from London in July, expect Nice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael

— 3 nights
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Get outdoors at TakSea and Plage du Chateau. Relax by the water at Calanque de Maubois and Abel Baliff Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage d'Antheor and tour the pleasant surroundings at Frejus Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Saint-Raphael. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez

— 3 nights
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de l'Escalet and European Diving School. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Pampelonne and Plage de Sylvabelle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Tropez: Plage de la Faviere (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas) and Le Lavandou (Plage de Cavaliere & Plage de Jean Blanc). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro, soak in style at Pause Serenite, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Heraclee Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Saint-Tropez trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Saint-Tropez takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in July, expect nights in Saint-Tropez to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cassis.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Cassis

— 2 nights
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Calanques and then get a dose of the wild on Trolib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Sentier Littoral, see majestic marine mammals with Atlantide, and then kick back and relax at Plage de la Coudouliere.

For maps and tourist information, use the Cassis travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Cassis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August in Cassis, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

— 1 night
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Santa Giulia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia, and then surround yourself with nature on Croisiere Exclusive.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porto-Vecchio trip builder website.

Getting from Cassis to Porto-Vecchio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Wildlife

Porto, Corsica

— 1 night
On the 5th (Thu), stroll through Beach of Bussaglia, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then don't miss a visit to Calanques de Piana.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto itinerary site.

You can drive from Porto-Vecchio to Porto in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Porto

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Carcassonne

— 1 night

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to La Porte D'aude, take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de la Cavayere, and finally learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne trip planner.

You can fly from Porto to Carcassonne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In August in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks