8 days in South of France Itinerary

8 days in South of France Itinerary

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8 days in South of France Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly:  6​h
1
Nice
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bormes-Les-Mimosas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Vilnius

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.
Lérins Islands and Saint-Paul de Vence are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Vieille Ville and La Croisette. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to St-Paul-de-Vence (Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs & La Collegiale Saint Paul). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint Hospice, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nice day trip planner .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Nice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vilnius to Nice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Nice is warmer than Vilnius - with highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

2
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Bormes-Les-Mimosas ©
Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. On the 23rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Heraclee Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Sylvabelle, and then see the interesting displays at Confiserie Azureenne. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande Plage du Lavandou, trek along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, then kick back and relax at Plage de Cavaliere, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Sainte Marie.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bormes-Les-Mimosas route planner .

Traveling by car from Nice to Bormes-Les-Mimosas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, La Croix-Valmer, Confiserie Azureenne
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Grande Plage du Lavandou ©
Grande Plage du Lavandou

2
nights
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 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Calanques, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Aix-en-Provence are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Calanques, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
Calanques ©
Calanques

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