13 days in France Itinerary

13 days in France Itinerary

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Bordeaux
— 2 nights
2
Toulouse
— 2 nights
3
Montpellier
— 2 nights
4
Grimaud
— 3 nights
5
Nice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau du Taillan and Chateau La Dominique. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau Ambe Tour Pourret and Port of the Moon. Explore Bordeaux's surroundings by going to Saint-Emilion (Chateau Franc Mayne, Chateau Guadet, &more). Next up on the itinerary: awaken your taste buds at DMjWineworks and explore the historical opulence of Chateau Saint Ahon.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux online road trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Bordeaux is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Bordeaux is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Bordeaux reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Saint-Emilion
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Chateau La Dominique ©
Chateau La Dominique
Chateau Ambe Tour Pourret ©
Chateau Ambe Tour Pourret
Chateau du Taillan ©
Chateau du Taillan

2
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Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with Atlantide Plongee, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicolas Church, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Vieux-Toulouse, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jerome.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Toulouse itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Toulouse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Toulouse sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montpellier.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Spas, Ailes Anciennes Toulouse
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Ailes Anciennes Toulouse ©
Ailes Anciennes Toulouse
Spas
Chapelle des Carmelites ©
Chapelle des Carmelites

2
nights
Montpellier

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Porte de la Gardette, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle de la Confrerie des Penitents-Gris, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle des Penitents blancs d'Aigues-Mortes, then contemplate the long history of Constance Tower, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Chateau de l'Engarran, take a memorable tour with Latitude Plongee, then explore the world behind art at l'Atelier musee Fernand MICHEL Arts brut et singulier, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame-des-Tables.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Montpellier trip planning app.

You can drive from Toulouse to Montpellier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Montpellier are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Aigues-Mortes, Sunset Beach, Constance Tower
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Porte de la Gardette ©
Porte de la Gardette
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Chateau de l'Engarran ©
Chateau de l'Engarran

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nights
Grimaud

Grimaud ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Chapelle Notre Dame de Miremer and Fort-Freinet. Escape the urban bustle at Heraclee Beach and Cap Camarat Plongee ecole de plongee. Explore Grimaud's surroundings by going to Pierrefeu-du-Var (Chateau la Tour de l'Eveque & Chateau La Gordonne) and Pignans (Sanctuaire Notre-Dame des Anges & Eglise Collegiale de la Nativite de Notre-Dame).

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grimaud trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Montpellier to Grimaud by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. September in Grimaud sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Grimaud

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, La Garde-Freinet, Pierrefeu-du-Var, Pignans, Domaine Murennes
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Paroisse de Ramatuelle ©
Paroisse de Ramatuelle
Chateau la Tour de l'Eveque ©
Chateau la Tour de l'Eveque

3
nights
Nice

Nice ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vieux La Turbie and Eglise Saint Michel. Get some historical perspective at Villa Santo Sospir and Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon) and Mala Beach Coastal Path (in Cap d'Ail). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Coco Beach, examine the collection at Les Musees de La Citadelle, cruise along Tete de Chien, and don't miss a visit to Citadelle Saint-Elme.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grimaud to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grimaud in September: highs in Nice hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

La Turbie, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, Mala Beach Coastal Path
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Villa Santo Sospir ©
Villa Santo Sospir
Eglise ©
Eglise
Chapelle Saint Hospice ©
Chapelle Saint Hospice

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