9 days in South of France Itinerary

9 days in South of France Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of France planner

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Fly
1
Avignon
— 1 night
Drive
2
Marseille
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Le Lavandou
— 1 night
Drive
4
Nice
— 3 nights
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Avignon

— 1 night

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 25th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Rocher des Doms, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Avignon trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Avignon is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Reykjavik to Avignon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in June, you will find days in Avignon are much hotter (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:

Marseille

— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aix-en-Provence (Cours Mirabeau & Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Parc National des Calanques. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take a stroll through The Panier, and take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille sightseeing website.

You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Marseille, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

Le Lavandou

— 1 night
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stroll around Parc Olbius-Riquier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, and then kick back and relax at Plage de l'Estagnol.

Make your Le Lavandou itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Le Lavandou takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Marseille in June, plan for slightly colder days in Le Lavandou, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nice trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Le Lavandou to Nice in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2: