17 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

17 days in France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nice, France
— 3 nights
2
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
3
Saint-Tropez, France
— 3 nights
4
Le Lavandou, France
— 2 nights
5
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
6
Cannes, France
— 2 nights


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3
nights
Nice, France

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate. Step off the beaten path and head to Promenade du Paillon and Place Rossetti. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Parc du Mont Boron, make a trip to Place Massena, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Mariniere, and contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Marseille Provence Airport and Bastia-Poretta Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage de la Mariniere
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade du Paillon ©
Promenade du Paillon
Parc du Mont Boron ©
Parc du Mont Boron

2
nights
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Casino Square, then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo, and then pause for some photo ops at Hector Berlioz Statue. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Prince's Palace, then examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Casino.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo trip maker app.

Monte-Carlo is just a short distance from Nice. In June, daily temperatures in Monte-Carlo can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Prince's Palace
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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo

3
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Appreciate the collections at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime and Le musée de l’Annonciade. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de la Nartelle and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Canebiers and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Tropez holiday website.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monte-Carlo in June: highs in Saint-Tropez hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Sainte-Maxime
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema ©
Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema

2
nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette and then head outdoors with Plage de Saint-Clair. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Le Lavandou vacation maker app.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Le Lavandou in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Saint-Tropez, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Le Lavandou, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Plage de Saint-Clair ©
Plage de Saint-Clair
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
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 some cultural insight at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Musee d'Histoire de Marseille. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne and Palais du Pharo. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Centre de la Vieille Charite and explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille vacation builder app.

Drive from Le Lavandou to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Marseille are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Centre de la Vieille Charite ©
Centre de la Vieille Charite
Musee d'Histoire de Marseille ©
Musee d'Histoire de Marseille

2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Step off the beaten path and head to Le Suquet and Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with La Croisette, don't miss a visit to Les Murs Peints, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cannes online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Cannes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Marseille, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannes, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance ©

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