15 days in South of France Itinerary

15 days in South of France Itinerary

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15 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: London
train:  7​h 30​min
1
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Hyeres
— 4 nights
3
Nice
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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. Take a break from the city and head to Cimes et Canyons and Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grotte de la Cocalière and Grotte de la Salamandre. There's much more to do: stroll through Gorges de l'Ardeche, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte Chauvet 2 - Ardeche.

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London, UK to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is an approximately 7.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grotte de la Cocalière, Cimes et Canyons, Grotte de la Salamandre, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
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Cimes et Canyons ©
Cimes et Canyons
Grotte de la Salamandre ©
Grotte de la Salamandre
Grotte de la Cocalière ©
Grotte de la Cocalière

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Hyeres

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage de Gigaro and Plage de l'Escalet. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage de l'Estagnol and Plage de Pampelonne. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Sylvabelle & Heraclee Beach) and La Ponche Beach (in Saint-Tropez). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La plage and stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc.

Before you visit Hyeres, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Hyeres in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

La Croix-Valmer, Saint-Tropez, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Plage de l'Estagnol
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Castel Plage and Coco Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (Academie de L'Air & Stand-Up Paddleboarding) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Castellane). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place Massena, explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon, and head outdoors with Aquavelo Nice.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nice trip planning website .

Drive from Hyeres to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Hyeres in August, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, River Rafting & Tubing, Les Gorges du Verdon, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Scuba & Snorkeling
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River Rafting & Tubing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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nights
Porto-Vecchio, Corsica

Porto-Vecchio ©
Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Take a break from the city and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Grottes de Bonifacio. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tamaricciu Beach and Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto-Vecchio: Bonifacio (Plage du Petit Sperone & Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps)). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Bonifacio Citadel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Porto-Vecchio trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Nice to Porto-Vecchio by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from Nice, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Porto-Vecchio, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bonifacio, Aiguilles de Bavella (Bavella Needles)
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Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Tamaricciu Beach ©
Tamaricciu Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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