3 days in France Itinerary

3 days in France Itinerary

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Bordeaux
— 1 day
Fly
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Nice
— 1 night
Drive
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La Croix-Valmer
— 1 night
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport

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Bordeaux

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature, then explore the world behind art at CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, then make a trip to Place de la Bourse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux vacation website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Bordeaux. In June in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Nice

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paloma Beach and then kick back and relax at Castel Plage.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bordeaux in June since evenings lows in Nice dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Nice

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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La Croix-Valmer

— 1 night
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Plage de Gigaro, kick back and relax at Plage de Vergeron, and then kick back and relax at Heraclee Beach.

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Traveling by car from Nice to La Croix-Valmer takes 2 hours. When traveling from Nice in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in La Croix-Valmer: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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France travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.