9 days in France & Genoa Itinerary

9 days in France & Genoa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Marseille, France
— 1 night
3
Toulon, France
— 1 day
4
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights

3
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato and Abbazia di San Fruttuoso. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello Brown and La Bollente. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Centro Storico di Albenga (in Albenga), Budello di Alassio (in Alassio) and Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea and take an in-depth tour of Museo di Palazzo Reale.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Genoa online journey planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Genoa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Genoa. Traveling from Bucharest in June, expect nights in Genoa to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Centro Storico di Albenga, Budello di Alassio, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, Castello Brown, Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura
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Abbazia di San Fruttuoso ©
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown

1
night
Marseille, France

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.
On the 16th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Vallon des Auffes and then steep yourself in history at Palais Longchamp.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marseille journey planning tool.

Drive from Genoa to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Genoa in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Toulon.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
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Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes
Palais Longchamp ©
Palais Longchamp

1
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Toulon, France

Toulon ©
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. On the 17th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Rade de Toulon, catch a live event at Stade Mayol, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Toulon day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Toulon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Toulon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Toulon

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vieille Ville
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Rade de Toulon ©
Rade de Toulon
Stade Mayol ©
Stade Mayol

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nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence and Theatre Antique will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Village des Bories and Domaine de Marie - Caveau Luberon/Provence. Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Musee Departemental Arles Antique (in Arles), Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Salin d'Aigues-Mortes (in Aigues-Mortes). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Glanum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, explore the world behind art at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, and get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence journey planner.

Drive from Toulon to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Arles, Gordes, Site Archeologique de Glanum, Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée, Domaine de Marie - Caveau Luberon/Provence
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Salin d'Aigues-Mortes ©
Salin d'Aigues-Mortes
Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence ©
Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence
Village des Bories ©
Village des Bories

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