8 days in Pyrenees-Orientales & Marseille Itinerary

8 days in Pyrenees-Orientales & Marseille Itinerary

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Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via
— 1 night
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Saint-Esteve
— 2 nights
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Marseille
— 4 nights

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Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via

On the 8th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ermitage Notre-Dame and then stroll around Parc Aventure Font Romeu. On the next day, get outside with Ozone 3 Montagne et Loisirs, make a trip to Four Solaire, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac des Bouillouses, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc animalier des Angles.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via day trip site.

Marseille to Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint-Esteve.

Things to do in Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Saint-Esteve

Your day by day itinerary now includes Tendances du Sud. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Domaine de la Perdrix, then skim along the rocks with Tendances du Sud, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Exotique de Ponteilla Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Domaine Sol Payre, do a tasting at Domaine Mas Bécha, learn about winemaking at Domaine Treloar Vineyard and Winery, then experience rural life at La Ferme aux Anes de Torderes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de la Nativite.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Saint-Esteve online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via to Saint-Esteve in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Esteve

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes), Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, head off the coast to Chateau d'If, stroll around Le Palais de Justice, and wander the streets of The Panier.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Marseille road trip planning website.

Getting from Saint-Esteve to Marseille by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Marseille sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Pyrenees-Orientales travel guide

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Landmarks · Theme Parks · Room Escape Games