6 days in South of France Itinerary

6 days in South of France Itinerary

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1
Nice
— 1 night
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 1 night
3
Avignon
— 1 night
4
Carcassonne Center
— 1 day

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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 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, thenadmire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nice trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Kingsport, USA to Nice is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Kingsport in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze ©
Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze

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Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 18th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix, thensteep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally don't miss a visit to Cours Mirabeau.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence online trip builder.

Getting from Nice to Aix-en-Provence by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

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Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

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Avignon

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.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre of Orange, thensnap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, and then step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Avignon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Avignon, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Avignon

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Side Trip

Roman Theatre of Orange
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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Carcassonne Center

Carcassonne Center ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, thensteep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Rose et Paul.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne Center trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Avignon to Carcassonne Center in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Carcassonne Center, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

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Domaine Rose et Paul
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Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal

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