17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marseille
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Tropez
— 4 nights
3
Nice
— 5 nights
4
Paris
— 4 nights

2
nights
Marseille

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 out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Laser game Evolution (in Les-Pennes-Mirabeau), Aix-en-Provence (Chapelle des Bourras ou Penitents Gris, Mystery Games, &more) and La Ciotat (Musee des Chantiers Naval, Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Garde, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, browse the collection at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, look for gifts at 72% Petanque, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

Discover how to plan a Marseille trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Montreal, Canada to Marseille is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in January: high temperatures in Marseille hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, La Ciotat, Laser game Evolution, Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Spas

4
nights
Saint-Tropez

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. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Tropez side-trips: Le Lavandou (Domaine de l'Anglade & Eglise Saint-Louis), Frejus (Memorial des Guerres en Indochine, Spas, &more) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Notre Dame De Constance, Chapelle Saint-Francois-de-Paule, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and design of Kelys, take some stellar pictures from St Roch's Mill, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Michel, and learn about winemaking at Chateau Des Garcinieres.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez online travel route builder.

You can drive from Marseille to Saint-Tropez in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Frejus, Grimaud, Cogolin, Sainte-Maxime, Bormes-Les-Mimosas
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Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule ©
Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule
Notre Dame De Constance ©
Notre Dame De Constance
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5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Antibes (Gobabygym, Galerie du Faune, &more), Pitchoun Forest (in Villeneuve-Loubet) and 365 Fromages (in Valbonne). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Station de Ski L'Audibergue, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and make a trip to Place Massena.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Saint-Tropez in January since evenings lows in Nice dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antibes, Pitchoun Forest, Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Station de Ski L'Audibergue, 365 Fromages
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Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

4
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in January, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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