17 days in South of France Itinerary

17 days in South of France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of France travel planner

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Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Hyeres
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Hyeres
— 3 nights
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Castellane
— 2 nights
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Nice
— 3 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
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Aix-en-Provence
— 5 nights
Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to Roland Garros Airport

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Hyeres

— 3 nights
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hyeres: Plage Notre Dame (in Porquerolles Island), Le Lavandou (Plage d'Aiguebelle & Plage de Jean Blanc) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer). And it doesn't end there: hike along Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens, kick back and relax at Plage des Oursinieres, stroll through Plage noire du Langoustier, and don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hyeres online trip planner.

Saint-Denis, Reunion Island to Hyeres is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Réunion Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Castellane.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Castellane

— 2 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Les Gorges du Verdon, then make a trip to Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc, and then contemplate the long history of La Citadelle d'Entrevaux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

Plan trip to Castellane with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Castellane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Go for a jaunt from Nice to Cannes to see Lérins Islands about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, make a trip to Place Massena, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nice day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Castellane to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Castellane in June, plan for little chillier days in Nice, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael

— 3 nights
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Step out of Saint-Raphael to go to Grimaud and see Plage de Guerrevieille, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, stroll through Calanque de Maubois, enjoy the sand and surf at Abel Baliff Beach, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint-Raphael trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in June, you will find days in Saint-Raphael are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence

— 5 nights

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Avignon (Palais des Papes & Wine Tours & Tastings), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence road trip site.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Tours · Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips