32 days in South of France Itinerary

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Fly to Paris Orly, Bus to Denfert-Rochereau-Metro-Rer, Train to Poitiers, Foot to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
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Foot to Poitiers, Train to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Bus to Paris Orly, Fly to Anglet
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Anglet
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Drive
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Carcassonne
— 5 nights
Drive
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Avignon
— 5 nights
Drive
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Marseille
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saint-Raphael
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Drive
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Andon
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Nice
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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou — 1 night

On the 3rd (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Hotel Berthelot, then indulge in some personalized pampering at L'Oriental Hammam, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Porchaire. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Pont et Porte Saint Jacques, admire the verdant scenery at Le Puits d'Enfer, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale de Saint Maixent.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Chasseneuil-du-Poitou road trip planning website.

Moscow, Russia to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Moscow in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou: highs are around 15°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anglet.
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Anglet — 1 night

Anglet is a French commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.Anglet lies in the traditional province of Labourd of the Northern Basque Country while its inhabitants have traditionally spoken Gascon (Occitan).The inhabitants of the commune are known as Angloys or Angloyes (or Angeluar in basque).GeographyLocationAnglet commune is part of the urban area of Bayonne-Anglet-Biarritz located south-west of the city and part of the Basque province of Labourd. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption., take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, then take in the views from Pont de la Legende, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de l'Assomption. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Ecologique Izadia, then relax and rejuvenate at Maneki Neko 64 Massages & Bien-Etre, then view the masterpieces at Art Traffik, and finally don't miss a visit to Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Anglet online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chasseneuil-du-Poitou to Anglet takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Chasseneuil-du-Poitou in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Anglet, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.
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Carcassonne — 5 nights

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Get outdoors at Station de Ski Montclar and La Franqui Beach. Eglise Saint-Nazaire and Centre Culturel De La Memoire Combattante are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Maison Guinot (in Limoux), Etang Du Doul Et De La Saline (in Peyriac-de-Mer) and Ile Sainte-Lucie (in Port La Nouvelle). There's lots more to do: slough off your stress at Eliospa Carcassonne, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn about winemaking at Winemaker Workshops, and steep yourself in history at La Bastide Saint Louis.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne online trip maker.

You can drive from Anglet to Carcassonne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Carcassonne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Avignon.
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Avignon — 5 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee Louis Vouland and Palais du Roure. Step out of the city life by going to Wine Safari and Maison de la Nature. Venture out of the city with trips to Golf de Servanes (in Mouries), Caveau du Vacqueyras (in Vacqueyras) and Carre Sainte-Anne (in Montpellier). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Vignobles Mayard, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Pierre, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum Requien.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Avignon trip planner.

Getting from Carcassonne to Avignon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.
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Marseille — 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spa La Bonne Adresse and Marseille Soap Museum & Savonnerie du Midi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eglise Saint-Laurent and St. Vincent de Paul Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Aix-en-Provence (Le Tour de l'Horloge, La Belle Echappee, &more) and Golf Sainte Baume (in Nans-les-Pins). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Le Sentier Du Lezard, make a trip to Rue de la Republique, take a memorable tour with Tours, and pedal to the sights with EVTT Provence.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marseille road trip site.

You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.
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Saint-Raphael — 5 nights

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victoire. Visiting Terre Blanche Golf and Le Cap Lardier will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Paroisse de Ramatuelle (in Ramatuelle), Pointe des Sardinaux (in Sainte-Maxime) and Le musée de l’Annonciade (in Saint-Tropez). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee Louis de Funes, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get interesting insight from Agathonis Plongee, and take in the awesome beauty at San Peyre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Saint-Raphael travel route builder app.

Drive from Marseille to Saint-Raphael in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Saint-Raphael, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Andon.
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Andon — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): hit the slopes at Station de Ski L'Audibergue. On your second day here, visit Village de Bargeme, play a few rounds at Golf du Chateau de Taulane, and then grab your bike and head to Ecole de Trial Happy.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Andon trip website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Raphael to Andon takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Andon can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nice.
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Nice — 7 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parc du Mont Boron and Baou de Saint Jeannet. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Place du General de Gaulle. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Menton (Les Jardins Bioves & Promenade du Soleil). There's still lots to do: get great views at Mt Boron, explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, stroll around Parc d'Estienne d'Orves, and see the interesting displays at Les Musees de La Citadelle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Andon to Nice in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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