11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Bordeaux
— 3 nights
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Toulouse
— 2 nights
3
Carcassonne Center
— Few hours
4
Avignon
— 2 nights
5
Antibes
— 2 nights
6
Marseille
— 1 night

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
On the 20th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint-Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, walk around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), and then wander the streets of Port of the Moon.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux holiday planner.

Paris to Bordeaux is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also take a train; or fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bordeaux, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 52°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Chateau Les Chaumes ©
Chateau Les Chaumes
Chateau Lamothe-Bergeron ©
Chateau Lamothe-Bergeron

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Toulouse

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
For more things to do and other tourist information, read our Toulouse travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Toulouse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. October in Toulouse sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Toulouse

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Hotel d'Assezat ©
Hotel d'Assezat
Galerie Le Chateau d'Eau ©
Galerie Le Chateau d'Eau

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
On the 25th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Abbey of Saint-Hilaire.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Carcassonne Center trip planner.

Drive from Toulouse to Carcassonne Center in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Carcassonne Center are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Abbey of Saint-Hilaire ©
Abbey of Saint-Hilaire

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Avignon

Avignon ©

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Palais du Roure, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Agricol, and then get a new perspective on nature at Musee Requien.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Avignon trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Eglise Saint-Agricol ©
Eglise Saint-Agricol
Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente ©
Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente
Palais du Roure ©
Palais du Roure

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Antibes

Antibes ©

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.
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Getting from Avignon to Antibes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Avignon in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Antibes, with lows around 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for Marseille.

Things to do in Antibes

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Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon ©
Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire ©
Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire

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Marseille

Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marseille online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Antibes to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. October in Marseille sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife
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