32 days in South of France Itinerary

32 days in South of France Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Biarritz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Larrau
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Argeles-sur-Mer
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Carcassonne
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Rodez
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 4 nights
Taxi + Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Avignon
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3 h
9
Calvi, Corsica
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Bonifacio, Corsica
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Chatelaillon. On the next day, get great views at Clocher Observatoire, visit a coastal fixture at Phare des Baleines, then make a trip to Port de Saint-Martin-de-Re, and finally don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the La Rochelle trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to La Rochelle is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. May in La Rochelle sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Martin de Re, Plage de la Grande Conche, Phare des Baleines, Le phare de chassiron, Musee de l'Histoire Locale et de la Peche
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Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines ©
Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines
Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Plage de la Grande Conche ©
Plage de la Grande Conche

3
nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Cote des Basques and Villa Arnaga. Get in touch with nature at Plage d'Hendaye and River Rafting & Tubing. Go for a jaunt from Biarritz to Ciboure to see Digue de Socoa about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: trek along Sentier du Littoral, visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz, appreciate the history behind Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

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You can drive from La Rochelle to Biarritz in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Larrau.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Bayonne, Digue de Socoa, Villa Arnaga, Plage d'Hendaye
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
River Rafting & Tubing
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

1
night
Larrau

Larrau ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Passerelle d'Holzarte. On the 5th (Fri), Head underground at Grotte de La Verna, then get outside with Les Gorges de Kakuetta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, and finally snap pictures at Passerelle d'Holzarte.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Larrau online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to Larrau takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Argeles-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Larrau

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sainte-Engrace
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Passerelle d'Holzarte ©
Passerelle d'Holzarte
Les Gorges de Kakuetta ©
Les Gorges de Kakuetta
Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste

4
nights
Argeles-sur-Mer

Argeles-sur-Mer ©
Argelès-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.It is about 25 km from Perpignan.GeographyArgelès-sur-Mer is located in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.Argelès-sur-Mer is on the Côte Vermeille at the foot of the Albères mountain range, close to the Spanish border. Step out of the city life by going to Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet and Sentier du Littoral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Quartier du Moure and Gorges de Galamus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Argeles-sur-Mer: Abbaye de Fontfroide (in Narbonne), Grotte des Canalettes (in Villefranche-de-Conflent) and Chateau de Queribus (in Cucugnan). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Gorges de la Fou, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royale de Collioure, and stroll around Promenade du Front de Mer.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Argeles-sur-Mer tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Larrau to Argeles-sur-Mer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Argeles-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Argeles-sur-Mer

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perpignan, Collioure, Gorges de Galamus, Abbaye de Fontfroide, Grotte des Canalettes
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Grotte des Canalettes ©
Grotte des Canalettes
Scuba & Snorkeling
St-Cyprien Plage ©
St-Cyprien Plage

4
nights
Carcassonne

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Escape the urban bustle at Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine and Plage de la Grande Conque. Step off the beaten path and head to Musee Toulouse-Lautrec and Eglise Saint-Nazaire. Get out of town with these interesting Carcassonne side-trips: Grotte de Niaux (in Niaux), Cathedrale St-Just (in Narbonne) and Grotte de Clamouse (in Saint-Jean-de-Fos). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Cathar Castles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, pause for some serene contemplation at Carcassonne Cathedral, and snap pictures at Le Pont Vieux (The Old Bridge).

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne journey planner.

Traveling by car from Argeles-sur-Mer to Carcassonne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Argeles-sur-Mer in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Carcassonne, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rodez.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Albi, Grotte de Niaux, Plage de la Grande Conque, Cathedrale St-Just, Grotte de Clamouse
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Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine ©
Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine
Grotte de Clamouse ©
Grotte de Clamouse
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec ©
Musee Toulouse-Lautrec

3
nights
Rodez

Rodez ©
Rodez is a small city and commune in the South of France, about 150 km northeast of Toulouse. Escape the urban bustle at Grotte de Dargilan and Le Canyon de Bozouls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Soulages and Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rodez: Eglise Sainte-Eulalie (in Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt), Chateau de Cenevieres (in Cenevieres) and Conques (Eglise Abbatiale Sainte-Foy & Village de Conques). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rodez.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rodez trip builder app.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Rodez in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Carcassonne in June; daily highs in Rodez reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc.

Things to do in Rodez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Conques, Le Canyon de Bozouls, Bourg Medieval de Saint-Cirq Lapopie, Eglise Sainte-Eulalie, Chateau de Cenevieres
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Musee Soulages ©
Musee Soulages
Village de Conques ©
Village de Conques
Le Canyon de Bozouls ©
Le Canyon de Bozouls

4
nights
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Get in touch with nature at Gorges de l'Ardeche and Kayaking & Canoeing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and Le Pont d'Arc. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vallon-Pont-d'Arc: Bois de Paiolive (in Les Vans), Grotte de la Cocalière (in Courry) and Cascades du Sautadet (in La Roque-sur-Ceze). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Grotte de la Salamandre, take in nature's colorful creations at La Bambouseraie en Cevennes, take in the exciting artwork at Coucouz'Art, and admire the masterpieces at Musee du Colombier.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vallon-Pont-d'Arc trip maker tool.

Getting from Rodez to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a bit warmer than Rodez - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bois de Paiolive, Musee du Colombier, La Bambouseraie en Cevennes, Grotte de la Cocalière, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Le Pont d'Arc ©
Le Pont d'Arc
Grotte de la Salamandre ©
Grotte de la Salamandre
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Colorado Provencal and Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue. Explore hidden gems such as Mt Ventoux and Musee Departemental Arles Antique. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange), Mines de Bruoux (in Gargas) and Chateau de Grignan (in Grignan). Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get great views at Tour Carbonniere.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Avignon day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Avignon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Calvi.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arles, Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente, Horseback Riding Tours, Tour Carbonniere, Roman Theatre of Orange
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Mt Ventoux ©
Mt Ventoux
Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue
Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue
Cirque de Navacelles ©
Cirque de Navacelles

4
nights
Calvi, Corsica

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Lac du Melo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chapelle de Notre Dame de la Serra and Nature Reserve of Scandola. Get out of town with these interesting Calvi side-trips: Restonica Trail (in Corte), Le Popeye (in Saint Florent) and Museu Musica (in Pigna). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nonza Beach, take in the waterfront activity at Galeria Marina, get outside with Vallée du Fango, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aregno Beach.

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Getting from Avignon to Calvi by combination of train and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Calvi can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bonifacio.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Corsica, Corte, Galeria, Nonza, Couvent Saint-Dominique
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature Reserve of Scandola ©
Nature Reserve of Scandola
Nonza Beach ©
Nonza Beach

2
nights
Bonifacio, Corsica

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
On the 29th (Mon), kick back and relax at Plage De Roccapina, stroll through La Tonnara Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Marin de Bonifacio, then make a trip to Escalier du Roi d'Aragon (King Aragon Steps), and finally Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio. On the next day, kick back and relax at Sutta Rocca Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Petit Sperone, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bonifacio sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Calvi to Bonifacio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Calvi in June, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Bonifacio. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Plage De Roccapina
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La Tonnara Beach ©
La Tonnara Beach
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Grottes de Bonifacio ©
Grottes de Bonifacio

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