5 days in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille & Cassis Itinerary

5 days in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille & Cassis Itinerary

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5 days in Aix-en-Provence, Marseille & Cassis Itinerary

Start: Marseille
Bus:  30 min
1
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
2
Marseille
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Cassis
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
End: Marseille

1
night
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nuances du Sud, Chateau de Beaucastel and Le Chateau la Croix des Pins. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix, make a trip to Cours Mirabeau, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montagne Sainte Victoire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Le Chateau la Croix des Pins, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, do a tasting at Chateau de Beaucastel, then examine the collection at Granet Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Nuances du Sud.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dilbeek, Belgium to Aix-en-Provence. Traveling from Dilbeek in October, expect Aix-en-Provence to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nuances du Sud, Chateau la Croix des Pins, Montagne Sainte Victoire
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Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix
Montagne Sainte Victoire ©
Montagne Sainte Victoire
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

2
nights
Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Parc National des Calanques has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Port and then see the interesting displays at Fort Saint-Jean. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, and then wander the streets of The Panier.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marseille vacation trip planner.

Marseille is very close to Aix-en-Provence. October in Marseille sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
The Panier ©
The Panier
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques and then kick back and relax at Plage de la Grande Mer.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Cassis itinerary planner.

Cassis is just a short distance from Marseille. October in Cassis sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cassis

Parks Nature Beaches
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Plage de la Grande Mer ©
Plage de la Grande Mer
Calanques ©
Calanques

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