9 days in France Itinerary

9 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Montpellier
— 1 night
2
Nimes
— 1 day
3
Orange
— 1 night
4
Avignon
— 2 nights
5
Aix-en-Provence
— 3 nights
6
Marseille
— 1 night

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Montpellier

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
On the 6th (Mon), wander the streets of Place de la Comedie.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Montpellier trip planner.

London, UK to Montpellier is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Montpellier. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Montpellier at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nimes.

Things to do in Montpellier

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Place de la Comedie ©
Place de la Comedie

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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 7th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de la Fontaine, explore the ancient world of La Maison Carree, and then see where the action happens at Arenes de Nimes.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nimes tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Montpellier to Nimes in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Nimes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Orange.

Things to do in Nimes

Parks Historic Sites
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Jardins de la Fontaine ©
Jardins de la Fontaine
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Arenes de Nimes ©
Arenes de Nimes

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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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine and then make a trip to Roman Theatre of Orange.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Orange tour itinerary website.

Drive from Nimes to Orange in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Orange sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Orange

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence, and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Musee Calvet, contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes, thensteep yourself in history at Pont d'Avignon, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Angladon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Avignon road trip site.

You can drive from Orange to Avignon in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
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Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and then see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Granet, thensteep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence day trip planning app.

Drive from Avignon to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

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Marseille

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain and then explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Calanques
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain ©
MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain

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