14 days in South of France Itinerary

14 days in South of France Itinerary

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14 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Calais
train + Fly:  5​h
1
St-Laurent du Var
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
2
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Bandol
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Rocamadour
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Bristol

2
nights
St-Laurent du Var

St-Laurent du Var ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Passion Scuba Diving. On the 7th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at L'aquarium Naturel des Flots Bleus, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then stop by La Petite Cave de Saint Paul, and finally see some colorful creatures with Passion Scuba Diving. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay Star Beach & Lounge and then hike along Baou de Saint Jeannet.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St-Laurent du Var day trip tool .

Calais to St-Laurent du Var is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Calais in September, things will get somewhat warmer in St-Laurent du Var: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Nice.

Things to do in St-Laurent du Var

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Haut de Cagnes, La Petite Cave de Saint Paul, Baou de Saint Jeannet, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Baou de Saint Jeannet ©
Baou de Saint Jeannet
Haut de Cagnes ©
Haut de Cagnes

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take a stroll through Vieille Ville and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Old Harbor (La Darse), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Mariniere, and then stroll through Eze Sur Mer Strand.

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Nice is very close to St-Laurent du Var. In September, daytime highs in Nice are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Villefranche-sur-Mer, Eze Sur Mer Strand
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de la Mariniere ©
Plage de la Mariniere

3
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de Jean Blanc. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Step out of Bormes-Les-Mimosas to go to Cavalaire-Sur-Mer and see Port de Cavalaire, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, get outside with Jet 007, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Trophyme., and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Certosa di La Verne.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bormes-Les-Mimosas vacation planner.

Drive from Nice to Bormes-Les-Mimosas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in September, plan for little chillier nights in Bormes-Les-Mimosas, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Bandol.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Port de Cavalaire, Plage de Sylvabelle, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

2
nights
Bandol

Bandol is a commune in Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, southeastern France. Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Thu), stroll through Sentier Littoral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Renecros, then stop by Les Caves de la Poste, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Le Marche de Bandol. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then make a trip to Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Capelan.

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You can drive from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Bandol in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. September in Bandol sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Bandol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales ©
Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales

2
nights
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre, then explore the stunning scenery at Gorges de l'Ardeche, and then Head underground at Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardeche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Domaine Alain Dumarcher, take in the dramatic natural features at Le Pont d'Arc, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vallon-Pont-d'Arc itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Bandol to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rocamadour.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Domaine Alain Dumarcher, Eglise Saint-Pierre
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Le Pont d'Arc ©
Le Pont d'Arc
Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardeche ©
Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardeche
Kayaking & Canoeing

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nights
Rocamadour

Rocamadour ©
Rocamadour is only accessible by one road leading into the port town built on the face of a cliff with a large number of buildings cantilevered over the edge.
On the 18th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Cite Religieuse, then identify plant and animal life at La Foret des Singes, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocher des Aigles. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of La Cascade d'Autoire, head outdoors with Les Grottes de Presque, and then appreciate the views at Autoire Valley.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rocamadour road trip app .

Traveling by car from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Rocamadour takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rocamadour when traveling from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in September, with lows around 12°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rocamadour

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Autoire, Grotte des Carbonnieres, Gouffre de Padirac, Les Grottes de Presque
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Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
La Cascade d'Autoire ©
La Cascade d'Autoire
Rocher des Aigles ©
Rocher des Aigles

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