20 days in France & Florence Itinerary

20 days in France & Florence Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Gordes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Arles, France
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
6
Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Hyeres, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Menton, France
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno and then relax in the rural setting at Castello di Verrazzano.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online sightseeing planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Florence is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in June: high temperatures in Florence hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Step out of the city life by going to Calanques and Scuba & Snorkeling. Let the collections at Carrieres des Lumieres and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations capture your imagination. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer), Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde (in Marseille) and Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole (in Saint-Remy-de-Provence). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence visit website.

Drive from Florence to Aix-en-Provence in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Gordes.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Marseille, Carrieres des Lumieres, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach, Calanques, Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
Gordes, France

Gordes ©
Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On the 19th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistere de Venasque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, thenexplore the ancient world of Village des Bories, thenlearn about winemaking at La Cave de Bonnieux, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Lourmarin.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gordes planner.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Gordes in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Saint-Remy-de-Provence.

Things to do in Gordes

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Mane, Medieval castle Simiane-la-Rotonde, Baptistere de Venasque, La Cave de Bonnieux, Aroma'Plantes Distillerie
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Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Chateau de Sauvan ©
Chateau de Sauvan

2
nights
Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France

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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St-Vincent, thenexperience rural life at Moulin CastelaS, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Piemanson, and finally steep yourself in history at Site Archeologique de Glanum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet, thentake an in-depth tour of Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau.

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You can drive from Gordes to Saint-Remy-de-Provence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Plage de Piemanson, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet, Musee Departemental Arles Antique
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Site Archeologique de Glanum ©
Site Archeologique de Glanum
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

2
nights
Arles, France

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee Reattu, thencontemplate the long history of Amphitheatre (les Arenes), and then get outside with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Les Alyscamps, steep yourself in history at Moulin de Daudet, and then kick back and relax at Plage Napoleon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Arles route planning website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Remy-de-Provence to Arles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Arles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Avignon.

Things to do in Arles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, Plage Napoleon
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Plage Napoleon ©
Plage Napoleon
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma

2
nights
Avignon, France

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 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, learn about winemaking at Vignobles Mayard, thentake in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and finally make a trip to Palais des Papes. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint Pierre, thenpause for some photo ops at Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee du Petit Palais.

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Take a train from Arles to Avignon in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Avignon are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon, Roman Theatre of Orange, Vignobles Mayard
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Musee du Petit Palais ©
Musee du Petit Palais

2
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, thensteep yourself in history at Abbaye du Thoronet, and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Gueules Rouges. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, thenkick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Estagnol.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres road trip planning site.

You can drive from Avignon to Hyeres in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Hyeres, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de l'Estagnol, Plage de Jean Blanc, Abbaye du Thoronet, Musee des Gueules Rouges
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Abbaye du Thoronet ©
Abbaye du Thoronet
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Menton, France

Menton ©
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs, contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and then get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier, thenadmire the masterpieces at Jean Cocteau Museum Collection Severin Wunderman, and finally kick back and relax at Promenade du Soleil.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Menton day trip planning app.

You can drive from Hyeres to Menton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Menton

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Promenade Le Corbusier ©
Promenade Le Corbusier

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