16 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

16 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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16 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Cassis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Nice
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

3
nights
Cassis

Cassis ©
Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Visit Plage de la Coudouliere and Plage du Capelan for some beach relaxation. Visiting Calanques and Route des Cretes will get you outdoors. When in Cassis, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer, approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Pastis Et Compagnie, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cassis trip planner .

London, UK to Cassis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Cassis. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in Cassis reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Plage du Capelan, Plage de la Coudouliere, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de la Coudouliere ©
Plage de la Coudouliere

4
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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La plage and Plage de Gigaro. Kids will appreciate attractions like Plage de Sylvabelle and Plage de Jean Blanc. Take a break from Bormes-Les-Mimosas with a short trip to Heraclee Beach in La Croix-Valmer, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Aiguebelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Cabasson, and stop by Daskalides Chocolatier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bormes-Les-Mimosas online travel planner .

Getting from Cassis to Bormes-Les-Mimosas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, La Croix-Valmer, La Londe Les Maures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Step out of the city life by going to Plage de l'Escalet and Plage noire du Langoustier. Relax by the water at Port Grimaud Beach and La Ponche Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: Cogolin (Plage des Marines & Sentier Botanique).

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Saint-Raphael, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cogolin, Saint-Tropez, Scuba & Snorkeling, Port Grimaud Beach, Plage noire du Langoustier
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Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Castel Plage and Plage de Pampelonne. Head to La Croisette and VinAzur - Vins de provencefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Verrerie Pierini (in Biot), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Villeneuve-Loubet) and Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach, and don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nice holiday maker website .

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Nice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Verrerie Pierini, VinAzur - Vins de provence, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

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