8 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur & Toulon Itinerary

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Cannes
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Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Casale Monferrato

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Cannes — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Abel Baliff Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and other attractions you added. La Croisette and Le Suquet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Rue d'Antibes and Marche Forvillefor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Cannes to Saint-Tropez to see St. Tropez Harbor about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and hunt for treasures at Marché provençal.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cannes online itinerary planner.

Casale Monferrato, Italy to Cannes is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August in Cannes, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Toulon.
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Toulon — 3 nights

Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Parc National des Calanques has been added to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Plage de Jean Blanc and Grande Plage du Lavandou. Go for a jaunt from Toulon to Le Lavandou to see Plage de Saint-Clair about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Cours Lafayette.

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Drive from Cannes to Toulon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Toulon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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French Riviera - Cote d'Azur travel guide

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On the Mediterranean Sea coast, the French Riviera-Côte d'Azur has the glitz and glamour rivaled by few places on earth. It is a modern resort area with luxury shopping, seaside cafés for people watching, and several marinas for yachts and super-yachts along its coast. Although the Riviera is famous for the glamour of St. Tropez, Monaco, and the Cannes Film Festival, there are many other lesser known attractions and places to visit, such as the perched villages of Gourdon and Eze, the perfumeries in Grasse, the potters of Vallauris, and the glassblowers of Biot.The Riviera has been the inspiration for many works by artists, such as Picasso and Renoir, which are on display in local museums. Sea-front hotels and holiday resorts are the most expensive options, with smaller, modest, more affordable accommodations available as you move away from major cities or further inland. Cafés, bars, and restaurants are diverse enough to respect your vacation budget and tastes, with the vast majority of eateries serving food local to the area--Provençal cuisine with Italian influences, and Cassis and Bandol regional wines.The small independent state of Monaco is surrounded on three sides by France, and the fourth by the Mediterranean. It has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since the 13th century and is a major center for tourism on the Mediterranean. The glamor of Monaco has been replaced by Monte Carlo for its opulence, designer and luxury shopping, and its casino.The busiest travel season is in July and August, when crowds and prices both skyrocket. But, with 300 days of sunshine per year, 115 km (71 mi) of warm blue coastline and beaches, 18 golf courses, 14 ski resorts, and 3,000 restaurants, you're sure to have a wonderful time and find plenty of things to do whenever you plan to stay.
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