13 days in Nice & Rodez Itinerary

13 days in Nice & Rodez Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Nice
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Rodez
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Washington DC

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Marines de Cogolin (in Cogolin), Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio, Vieil Aix, &more) and Plage de Pampelonne (in Ramatuelle). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Place Massena, head outdoors with Promenade du Paillon, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Nice itinerary maker app.

Washington DC, USA to Nice is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Nice due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Rodez.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Saint-Tropez, Antibes, Nekoten, Marines de Cogolin
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Place Massena ©
Place Massena
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

5
nights
Rodez

Rodez ©
Rodez is a small city and commune in the South of France, about 150 km northeast of Toulouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Millau (Aeropaint Paintball Lasergame Millau, Viaduc de Millau, &more), Gouffre de Padirac (in Padirac) and Rocamadour (Cite Religieuse & La Foret des Singes). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Auvergne Giro Passion, explore the fascinating underground world of Aven Armand, see the interesting displays at Musee Denys-Puech, and take in the views from Pont Valentre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rodez day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Nice to Rodez takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Nice in September, expect Rodez to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rodez

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Millau, Rocamadour, Pont Valentre, Gouffre de Padirac, Auvergne Giro Passion
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Auvergne Giro Passion ©
Auvergne Giro Passion
Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
La Foret des Singes ©
La Foret des Singes

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