14 days in South of France Itinerary

14 days in South of France Itinerary

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Nice
— 3 nights
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Grimaud
— 2 nights
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Avignon
— 2 nights
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Marseille
— 3 nights

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Nice

Nice ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Chapelle Saint-Bernardin (in Antibes), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice road trip tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Nice is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Nice is minus 9 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: high temperatures in Nice hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grimaud.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
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Must see
Vieille Ville
4.7
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Landmark
Place Massena
4.5

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Grimaud

Grimaud ©
On the 19th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Domaine Sainte Marie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame De Constance, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Certosa di La Verne, then don't miss a visit to Les Pipes de Cogolin - Courrieu, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau Des Garcinieres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Domaine de la Giscle, do a tasting at Domaine des Beaucas, then look for gifts at La Cave du Marche, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerie Regard.

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Traveling by car from Nice to Grimaud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Nice in December, Grimaud is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Grimaud

Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Winery / Vineyard
Domaine des Beaucas
4.8
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Art Gallery
Galerie Regard
5.0

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Avignon

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Calvet, and then make a trip to Pont d'Avignon.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Avignon trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Grimaud to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Grimaud, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Avignon, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3

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Marseille

Marseille ©

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis (in Cassis), Aix-en-Provence (Cours Mirabeau, Aviasim Aix-en-Provence, &more) and La Ciotat (Route des Cretes, Chapelle Notre-Dame de la Garde, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, get your game on at Laser game Evolution, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

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You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Avignon in December: highs in Marseille hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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