46 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

46 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Menton
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Menton, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
— 2 nights
Taxi
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St-Paul-de-Vence, France
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Vence, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Antibes, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toulon, France
— 6 nights
Drive
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Arles, France
— 5 nights
Train
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Avignon, France
— 1 day
Drive
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Orange, France
— 2 nights
Drive to Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport, Fly to Sheremetyevo International Airport

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Menton, France

Pearl of France

Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique Val Rahmeh-Menton, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of the Old Chateau, steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel, then stop by Prestige de Menton - Eau de Menton, and finally pick up some local products at Marche des Halles de Menton. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Musee du Bastion, enjoy the sand and surf at Promenade du Soleil, explore the world behind art at Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman, then admire the masterpieces at La Salle des Mariages, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Menton holiday planner.

Moscow, Russia to Menton is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Menton is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Moscow in June, expect Menton to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Historic Walking Area
Promenade Le Corbusier
4.7

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, and Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo online driving holiday planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a stone's throw from Menton. June in Monte-Carlo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

Villefranche-sur-Mer is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the French Riviera.GeographyVillefranche-sur-Mer adjoins the city of Nice to the east along Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier, and 10km south west of Monaco. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Mariniere, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise, then explore the galleries of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally contemplate the long history of Villa Kerylos. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at La cité médiévale, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Èze, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Old Harbor (La Darse).

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Villefranche-sur-Mer online trip itinerary planner.

Villefranche-sur-Mer is just a short distance from Monte-Carlo. In June, daily temperatures in Villefranche-sur-Mer can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Vieille Ville, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice route maker app.

Nice is just a short distance from Villefranche-sur-Mer. In June, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cagnes-sur-Mer.

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Vieille Ville ©
Must see
Vieille Ville
4.7

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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

Cagnes-sur-Mer is a picturesque French Riviera town known for its forests, pebble beaches, and seaside charm in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): try to win big at Casino Terrazur Cagnes-sur-Mer, browse the different shops at Shopping Center - Polygone Riviera, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Renoir, and finally step into the grandiose world of Haut de Cagnes. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, stroll around Parc de Vaugrenier, then don't miss a visit to Marina de Villeneuve-Loubet, then admire the masterpieces at Chateau-Musee Grimaldi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cagnes-sur-Mer itinerary app.

Cagnes-sur-Mer is very close to Nice. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to St-Paul-de-Vence.

Things to do in Cagnes-sur-Mer

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Casinos

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Musee Renoir ©
Art Museum
Musee Renoir
4.2
Haut de Cagnes ©
Castle
Haut de Cagnes
4.7

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St-Paul-de-Vence, France

Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, look for gifts at La Petite Cave de Saint Paul, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at Le Moulin D'Opio, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then examine the collection at Fondation Maeght.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St-Paul-de-Vence trip builder app.

St-Paul-de-Vence is very close to Cagnes-sur-Mer. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vence.

Things to do in St-Paul-de-Vence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Spas

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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
4.6
Fondation Maeght
Specialty Museum
Fondation Maeght
3.9

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Vence, France

Vence is a commune set in the hills of the Alpes Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France between Nice and Antibes.Ecclesiastical historyThe first known Bishop of Vence is Severus, bishop in 439 and perhaps as early as 419.Among others are: St. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the sights as you ascend with Lesgeckos, contemplate the long history of Ville medieval, then examine the collection at Musee de Vence - Chateau de Villeneuve, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Gorges du Loup. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Azur Wine Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Rosaire, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vence trip app.

Vence is just a short distance from St-Paul-de-Vence. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Vence

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Azur Wine Tours ©
Must see
Azur Wine Tours
5.0
Ville medieval ©
Historic Site
Ville medieval
4.5

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Antibes, France

Diamond of the French Riviera

The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, then enjoy the sand and surf at Juan les Pins Main Beach, then don't miss a visit to Le Nomade, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Antibes tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vence to Antibes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors
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Marineland ©
Aquarium
Marineland
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Musee Picasso ©
Art Museum
Musee Picasso
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Cannes, France

Festival City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: Monument aux Morts (in Frejus), TakSea (in Saint-Raphael) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of La Croisette, visit Le Suquet, examine the collection at Musee Fragonard, and take a leisurely stroll along Vieux Port.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes online sightseeing planner.

Cannes is just a short distance from Antibes. Traveling from Antibes in July, Cannes is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

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TakSea ©
Must see
TakSea
4.9
La Croisette ©
Neighborhood
La Croisette
3.9

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Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, visit Port Grimaud, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grimaud, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee Du Patrimoine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Plage de l'Escalet, then stroll through St. Tropez Harbor, and then glide through the air with Marine Air Sport.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Saint-Tropez trip maker website.

Getting from Cannes to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cannes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint-Tropez, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Toulon.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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Marine Air Sport ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Marine Air Sport
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Toulon, France

Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Venture out of the city with trips to Port de Cassis (in Cassis), Ile des Embiez (in Six-Fours-les-Plages) and La Ciotat (Parc du Mugel & Route des Cretes). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at 59Mn Chrono, stroll through Plage des Oursinieres, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de L'Argentiere, and get up close to creatures of the deep with Atlantide.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Toulon holiday website.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Toulon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Saint-Tropez in July, plan for slightly colder days in Toulon, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Toulon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Route des Cretes ©
Scenic Drive
Route des Cretes
4.9
59Mn Chrono ©
Room Escape Game
59Mn Chrono
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Aix-en-Provence, France

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aix-en-Provence: Calanques (in Cassis) and Marseille (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, The Panier, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, stop by Cours Mirabeau, and admire the landmark architecture of Le Tour de l'Horloge.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Aix-en-Provence day trip site.

Getting from Toulon to Aix-en-Provence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Calanques ©
Geologic Formation
Calanques
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Le Vieux Port
Pier / Boardwalk
Le Vieux Port
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Arles, France

Soul of Provence

Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
You've now added Musee Reattu to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arles: Nimes (Square Antonin, La Maison Carree, &more), Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, &more) and Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, contemplate the long history of Theatre Antique, take in the spiritual surroundings of St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime), and don't miss a visit to Abbaye de Montmajour.

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Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Arles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Avignon.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Avignon, France

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
On the 23rd (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, then explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes, then snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and finally steep yourself in history at Place Crillon.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Avignon online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Arles to Avignon in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

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Palais des Papes ©
World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3
Pont d'Avignon ©
Bridge
Pont d'Avignon
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): cool off at Wave Island. Keep things going the next day: stop by Cellier des Princes, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Pape Jean XXII, then learn about winemaking at Domaine de Beaurenard, and finally learn about winemaking at Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Chateauneuf-du-Pape route planner.

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is just a short distance from Avignon. In July, daily temperatures in Chateauneuf-du-Pape can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orange.

Things to do in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Theme Parks · Wineries · Tours · Museums

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Domaine de Beaurenard ©
Winery / Vineyard
Domaine de Beaurenard
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Orange, France

Orange is a commune in the Vaucluse Department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France, about 21km north of Avignon. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Caverne du Pont-d'Arc and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Colline Saint-Eutrope, then delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, then pause for some photo ops at Triumphal Arch, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orange Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orange trip itinerary builder.

Orange is very close to Chateauneuf-du-Pape. In July, daily temperatures in Orange can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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