5 days in South of France Itinerary

5 days in South of France Itinerary

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5 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Marseille
— 1 day
2
Nice
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Orlando

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille itinerary website .

Orlando, USA to Marseille is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect Marseille to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port ©
Le Vieux Port

3
nights
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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner .

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

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