12 days in France & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

12 days in France & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
3
Antibes, France
— 2 nights
4
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
5
Grimaud, France
— 2 nights
6
Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the striking features of Place du Palais and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Casino Cafe de Paris, make a trip to Prince's Palace, pause for some photo ops at Grimaldi Statue, then don't miss a visit to Apotheosa Monaca, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Monaco-Ville itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Monaco-Ville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in July: highs in Monaco-Ville hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games
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Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee
Place du Palais ©
Place du Palais

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
On the 25th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally make a trip to Promenade des Anglais. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint Hospice.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice road trip planning tool.

Nice is very close to Monaco-Ville. In July, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Nice

Tours · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Chapelle Saint Hospice
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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Antibes, France

Antibes ©
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 27th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Route Napoleon, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Antibes online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Antibes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Antibes

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Route Napoleon, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take a stroll through La Croisette, then steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Cannes is just a stone's throw from Antibes. Traveling from Antibes in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Cannes, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grimaud.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Massif de l'Esterel, Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Scuba & Snorkeling
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Grimaud, France

Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Plage du Pellegrin, and then do a tasting at Domaine Sainte Marie. Keep things going the next day: hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, kick back and relax at Plage de la Faviere, then stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grimaud.

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Traveling by car from Cannes to Grimaud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Cannes in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grimaud, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Grimaud

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Plage du Pellegrin
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Plage du Pellegrin ©
Plage du Pellegrin
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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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 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Calanque de Maubois, see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), then head outdoors with Sublim Sky, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Plage de l'Escalet.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez trip itinerary planner.

Saint-Tropez is just a stone's throw from Grimaud. In August, daytime highs in Saint-Tropez are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Raphael, Sublim Sky, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet
Sublim Sky ©
Sublim Sky

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