11 days in Monaco-Ville & South of France Itinerary

11 days in Monaco-Ville & South of France Itinerary

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive
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Grasse, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 1 night
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Beziers, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Carcassonne, France
— 2 nights
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

— 1 night
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Jardin du Casino and Casino Cafe de Paris. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): try to win big at Casino Cafe de Paris, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Casino, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

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

In June, daytime highs in Monaco-Ville are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grasse.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature · Casinos

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Grasse, France

— 2 nights
Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department, on the French Riviera.The town is considered the world's capital of perfume. Your day by day itinerary now includes Les Guides du Verdon, Le Musee des Arts Et Traditions Populaires and Parfumerie Galimard. On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at Musee International de la Parfumerie, then stop by Parfumerie Galimard, then see the interesting displays at Musee Fragonard, and finally stop by Maison Duplanteur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame du Puy, then stroll the grounds of Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at Le Musee des Arts Et Traditions Populaires, and finally see the sights as you ascend with Les Guides du Verdon.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grasse trip maker app.

Getting from Monaco-Ville to Grasse by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Grasse

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Aix-en-Provence, France

— 1 night

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Office De Tourisme Aigues-Mortes, Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue, and other attractions. On the 18th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Fontaine de La Rotonde, contemplate the long history of Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence, and then wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grasse to Aix-en-Provence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Beziers.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Beziers, France

— 2 nights
Béziers is a town in Languedoc in southern France. You've added Chateau de Saissac, Les Quatre Chateaux de Lastours Tours, Oppidum d'Enserune, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de la Madeleine, then make a trip to Malpas Tunnel, and then delve into the distant past at Oppidum d'Enserune. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch all the local highlights with Les Quatre Chateaux de Lastours Tours and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saissac.

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Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Beziers takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Beziers can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Beziers

Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

Carcassonne, France

— 2 nights

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Abbaye d'Alet les Bains, Office de tourisme du Pays de Mirepoix, Grotte de Niaux, and other attractions. There's more to do: take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beziers to Carcassonne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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