8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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8 days in France Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Cannes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saint-Tropez
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Toulon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Martigues
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Cannes

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Place Massena. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cannes tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Cannes is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Cannes due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Cannes reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Nice, Marineland
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marineland ©
Marineland
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

2
nights
Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Jean Blanc, and then kick back and relax at Escalet Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Port Grimaud Beach, kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez trip planner.

You can drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Saint-Tropez can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Toulon.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Port Grimaud Beach, Plage de Jean Blanc, Plage de Sylvabelle
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Escalet Beach ©
Escalet Beach
Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne

2
nights
Toulon

Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours and then kick back and relax at La plage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Point Sublime, then stroll through Plage noire du Langoustier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage La Capte.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Toulon trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Toulon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Toulon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Martigues.

Things to do in Toulon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hyeres, La plage
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La plage ©
La plage

1
night
Martigues

Martigues
Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Champigny, browse the collection at Mediatheque Louis Aragon, and then stroll through St. Croix Beach.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read our Martigues trip itinerary app .

Drive from Toulon to Martigues in 1.5 hours. In September in Martigues, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Martigues

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage Champigny
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