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

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

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Moustiers Sainte-Marie
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Salon-de-Provence
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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 Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Moustiers Sainte-Marie: Chateau de Sauvan (in Mane), Tour du Mont d'Or (in Manosque) and La chapelle Sainte-Maxime (in Riez). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Faience, see the interesting displays at Maison Alexandra David-Neel, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and stroll around La Vallee Sauvage.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moustiers Sainte-Marie trip itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Moustiers Sainte-Marie is an approximately 11-hour car ride. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect Moustiers Sainte-Marie to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Salon-de-Provence.
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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 Savonnerie du Moulin a Grain. Venture out of the city with trips to Sentier Vigneron d'Oppede (in Oppede), Les Gorges de Regalon (in Merindol) and Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras (in Cadenet). 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 drive back home.
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