12 days in Moustiers Sainte-Marie & Salon-de-Provence Itinerary

12 days in Moustiers Sainte-Marie & Salon-de-Provence Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie
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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 5 nights
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Salon-de-Provence
— 6 nights
Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Moustiers Sainte-Marie — 5 nights

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plateau de Valensole and Musee de la Faience. Change things up with these side-trips from Moustiers Sainte-Marie: Horseback Riding Tours (in Forcalquier), Tour du Mont d'Or (in Manosque) and Chateau de Sauvan (in Mane). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Lavande Angelvin, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, see the interesting displays at Maison Alexandra David-Neel, and walk around La Vallee Sauvage.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Moustiers Sainte-Marie is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect Moustiers Sainte-Marie to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Salon-de-Provence.
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Side Trips

Salon-de-Provence — 6 nights

Salon-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Nostradamus and Fondation Villa Datris. Venture out of the city with trips to Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras (in Cadenet), Sentier Vigneron d'Oppede (in Oppede) and Les Gorges de Regalon (in Merindol). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Chateau Virant, don't miss a visit to Fontaine Moussue, relax in the rural setting at Moulin à Huile d' Olive du Calanquet, and sample the tasty concoctions at My Beers.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Salon-de-Provence attractions planner.

You can drive from Moustiers Sainte-Marie to Salon-de-Provence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Side Trips