22 days in France Itinerary

22 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 3 nights
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 4 nights
3
Chamonix
— 2 nights
4
Nice
— 3 nights
5
Six-Fours-les-Plages
— 3 nights
6
La Croix-Valmer
— 6 nights

3
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris travel route builder website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Johannesburg in May: highs in Paris hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sarlat-la-Caneda: Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac (in Audrix), Le Regourdou (in Lascaux) and Gouffre de Padirac (in Padirac). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Milandes, head outdoors with Velorail, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Castelnaud, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte du Grand Roc.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sarlat-la-Caneda itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac, Le Regourdou, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

2
nights
Chamonix

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 18th (Mon), hit the slopes at Domaine des Planards, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and finally stroll through Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Vallee Blanche and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chamonix trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Chamonix takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule), Ludiparc (in La Colle sur Loup) and Cannes (Academie de L'Air & Lérins Islands). It doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Nice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In May in Nice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Six-Fours-les-Plages.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannes, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ludiparc, Marineland, Zipline
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Six-Fours-les-Plages

Get out of town with these interesting Six-Fours-les-Plages side-trips: La Ciotat (Route des Cretes & Stand-Up Paddleboarding), Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet) and Le Bois des Lutins (in Peypin).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Six-Fours-les-Plages using our trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Six-Fours-les-Plages in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Six-Fours-les-Plages

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Bandol, Calanque la Galere, La Croix radieuse Du Point Sublime du Faron, Sentier Jean Francois Jube
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes

6
nights
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer ©
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Croix-Valmer: Le Lavandou (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, &more) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Scuba & Snorkeling & Domaine Sainte Marie). There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Le Cap Lardier, kick back and relax at Plage de Sylvabelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Marines, and ride a horse along La Mene.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our La Croix-Valmer trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Six-Fours-les-Plages to La Croix-Valmer takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Cogolin, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La Mene
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Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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