10 days in Annecy-le-Vieux & South of France Itinerary

10 days in Annecy-le-Vieux & South of France Itinerary

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Annecy-le-Vieux
— 2 nights
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Avignon
— 1 night
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Carcassonne
— 1 night
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Saint-Tropez
— 4 nights
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Saint-Raphael
— 1 night
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Annecy-le-Vieux

— 2 nights
On the 17th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Lake Annecy Station Roller, stop by Rose des Neiges, then kick back and relax at Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard, and finally stroll around Le Grand Parc d'Andilly.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Annecy-le-Vieux trip itinerary builder.

Zurich, Switzerland to Annecy-le-Vieux is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Avignon.

Things to do in Annecy-le-Vieux

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

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Avignon

— 1 night

City of Popes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Palais des Papes, snap pictures at Pont d'Avignon, contemplate the long history of Place Crillon, then take an exotic tour of Wine Safari, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Angladon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, hike along Le Sentier des Ocres, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Avignon trip planner.

You can drive from Annecy-le-Vieux to Avignon in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Annecy-le-Vieux in July: highs in Avignon hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

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Carcassonne

— 1 night

Medieval Heart of France

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.
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Carcassonne online trip builder.

You can drive from Avignon to Carcassonne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Carcassonne are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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Saint-Tropez

— 4 nights
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Take a break from Saint-Tropez with a short trip to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours in Castellane, about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de l'Escalet, go for a stroll along the water at St. Tropez Harbor, visit Port Grimaud, and explore the world behind art at Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saint-Tropez trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Carcassonne to Saint-Tropez takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Carcassonne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saint-Tropez, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Saint-Raphael

— 1 night
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Saint-Tropez in July, plan for slightly colder days in Saint-Raphael, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

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