14 days in French Alps Itinerary

14 days in French Alps Itinerary

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14 days in French Alps Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Allos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Embrun
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Forcalquier
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
La Palud sur Verdon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bratislava

1
night
Allos

Allos ©
Allos is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France.Allos is a high mountain commune in the southern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Enceinte de Colmars, admire the sheer force of Cascade de la Lance, then examine the collection at Maison Musee Colmars, and finally make a trip to Lac d'Allos. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Col d'Allos, head outdoors with Tete de la Sestriere, and then make a trip to Col de la Bonette.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Allos trip planner .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Allos is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. August in Allos sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Embrun.

Things to do in Allos

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Colmars, Maison Musee Colmars, Col de la Bonette
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Lac d'Allos ©
Lac d'Allos
Tete de la Sestriere ©
Tete de la Sestriere
Col de la Bonette ©
Col de la Bonette

3
nights
Embrun

Embrun ©
Embrun is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.DescriptionIt is located between Gap and Briançon and at the eastern end of one of the largest artificial lakes in Western Europe: the Lac de Serre-Ponçon.The Canadian town of Embrun, Ontario was named after Embrun in 1856.HistoryEmbrun was formerly known as Ebrodunum. Change things up with these side-trips from Embrun: Col d'Izoard (in Cervieres), River Rafting & Tubing (in Meolans Revel) and Briancon (Cite Vauban & Briancon). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Lac de Serre-Poncon, contemplate the long history of Abbaye de Boscodon, and cool off at Aquaparc embrun.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Embrun holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Allos to Embrun takes 3 hours. In August in Embrun, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Forcalquier.

Things to do in Embrun

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Cite Vauban, River Rafting & Tubing, Lac de Serre-Poncon, Col d'Izoard
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Lac de Serre-Poncon ©
Lac de Serre-Poncon
Aquaparc embrun ©
Aquaparc embrun
Abbaye de Boscodon ©
Abbaye de Boscodon

3
nights
Forcalquier

Forcalquier ©
Forcalquier is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.Forcalquier is located between the Lure and Luberon mountain ranges, about 30km south of Sisteron and 10km west of the Durance river. Get out of town with these interesting Forcalquier side-trips: Medieval castle Simiane-la-Rotonde (in Simiane-la-Rotonde), Sisteron (Rocher de la Baume & La Citadelle de Sisteron) and Gorges de la Meouge (in Laragne-Monteglin). There's lots more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stop by Librairie le Bleuet, see the interesting displays at Museum of Salagon, and explore the stunning scenery at Hautes Alpes Canyoning Aquaticale.

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Drive from Embrun to Forcalquier in 2 hours. Traveling from Embrun in August, expect nights in Forcalquier to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to La Palud sur Verdon.

Things to do in Forcalquier

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sisteron, Hautes Alpes Canyoning Aquaticale, Medieval castle Simiane-la-Rotonde, Gorges de la Meouge, Librairie le Bleuet
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Gorges de la Meouge ©
Gorges de la Meouge
Horseback Riding Tours
Citadelle de Forcalquier ©
Citadelle de Forcalquier

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nights
La Palud sur Verdon

La Palud sur Verdon ©
Get out of town with these interesting La Palud sur Verdon side-trips: Moustiers Sainte-Marie (Centre Ville & Notre Dame de Beauvoir) and Castellane (River Rafting & Tubing, Pont du Roc, & more).

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our La Palud sur Verdon trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Forcalquier to La Palud sur Verdon by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

Things to do in La Palud sur Verdon

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Castellane, Moustiers Sainte-Marie, Les Gorges du Verdon
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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
River Rafting & Tubing
Route des Cretes La Palud ©
Route des Cretes La Palud

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nights
Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Baou de Saint Jeannet, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tourrettes-sur-Loup. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Confiseries Florian, then step into the grandiose world of Gourdon Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon.

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Traveling by car from La Palud sur Verdon to Tourrettes-sur-Loup takes 2 hours. When traveling from La Palud sur Verdon in September, plan for slightly colder days in Tourrettes-sur-Loup, with highs around 28°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Gourdon, Baou de Saint Jeannet
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Tourrettes-sur-Loup ©
Tourrettes-sur-Loup
Baou de Saint Jeannet ©
Baou de Saint Jeannet