17 days in France Itinerary

17 days in France Itinerary

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17 days in France Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + tram:  19​h 30​min
1
Lyon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Annecy
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Roussillon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Orange
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
5
Avignon
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
6
Vers-Pont-du-Gard
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
7
Nimes
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Arles
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Saint-Remy-de-Provence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Cannes
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
12
Nice
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Lyon

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 15th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, admire the striking features of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lyon tour itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Lyon is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Lyon. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in September: highs in Lyon hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums
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Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

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Annecy

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Gorges du Fier.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Annecy trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Lyon to Annecy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Roussillon.

Things to do in Annecy

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Les Gorges du Fier
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Les Gorges du Fier ©
Les Gorges du Fier

1
night
Roussillon

Roussillon
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Roussillon trip planner.

Drive from Annecy to Roussillon in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Roussillon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will leave for Orange on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Roussillon

Tours Adventure Parks
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3
nights
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a commune in the Vaucluse Department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France, about 21km north of Avignon. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Nougat Arnaud Soubeyran Fabrique & Musee, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Grignan, and finally do a tasting at LePlan-Vermeersch.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Orange online holiday maker .

You can drive from Roussillon to Orange in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Roussillon in September; daily highs in Orange reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Avignon.

Things to do in Orange

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Grignan, Nougat Arnaud Soubeyran Fabrique & Musee, LePlan-Vermeersch, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Aiguebelle
Chateau de Grignan ©
Chateau de Grignan

1
day
Avignon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon holiday planner .

Avignon is just a stone's throw from Orange. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vers-Pont-du-Gard.

Things to do in Avignon

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Vers-Pont-du-Gard

Vers-Pont-du-Gard ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Musee 1900 and then take in the views from Pont du Gard.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vers-Pont-du-Gard trip maker website .

Vers-Pont-du-Gard is very close to Avignon. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Nimes.

Things to do in Vers-Pont-du-Gard

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Musee 1900
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Musee 1900 ©
Musee 1900
Pont du Gard ©
Pont du Gard

1
night
Nimes

Nimes ©
Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Temple of Diana, then delve into the distant past at Tour Magne, and then explore the ancient world of La Maison Carree.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nimes online road trip planner .

Nimes is just a stone's throw from Vers-Pont-du-Gard. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Nimes

Historic Sites
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La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Temple of Diana ©
Temple of Diana
Tour Magne ©
Tour Magne

1
night
Arles

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Trophime, steep yourself in history at Theatre Antique, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of Montmajour, then explore the world behind art at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime).

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Arles tour itinerary tool .

Arles is just a short distance from Nimes. In September, daily temperatures in Arles can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites Museums
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Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime
Abbaye de Montmajour ©
Abbaye de Montmajour

1
night
Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Saint-Remy-de-Provence ©
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.HistoryThe town is named after Saint Remigius.GeographySaint-Rémy-de-Provence is situated about 20km south of Avignon, just north of the Alpilles mountain range.TransportationThe high-speed train station is 20 km from the city. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maison de Santé Saint-Paul de Mausole, then explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Glanum, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Baux de Provence.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Remy-de-Provence road trip planner .

Saint-Remy-de-Provence is very close to Arles. September in Saint-Remy-de-Provence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chateau des Baux de Provence
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Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Chateau des Baux de Provence ©
Chateau des Baux de Provence
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole ©
Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole

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nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieil Aix, admire the masterpieces at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, and then examine the collection at Granet Museum. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor, and finally examine the collection at Fort Saint-Jean.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Aix-en-Provence by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marseille
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Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix
Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes

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nights
Cannes

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 27th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, and then take a stroll through Le Suquet.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cannes driving holiday planner.

Getting from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Cannes, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

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night
Nice

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 28th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin exotique d'Eze, contemplate the long history of La cité médiévale, and then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Villa Grecque Kerylos, then contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, then step into the grandiose world of Haut de Cagnes, and finally contemplate the long history of St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nice sightseeing planner .

Nice is just a stone's throw from Cannes. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eze, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Haut de Cagnes, Villa Kerylos
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La cité médiévale ©
La cité médiévale
Villa Kerylos ©
Villa Kerylos

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