South of France Itinerary 5 Days seems to be a short duration simply because there are a lot of things to do and to see. Each destination has its charm and glamor. Therefore, many travelers find it hard to decide which destination to choose.
Therefore, we will make the task easy for you. In this guide, we will present the best itinerary ever if you have never visited the south of France. The itinerary includes the most beautiful attractions that you will enjoy for sure.
The itinerary starts in Nice since this city is the 5th largest city in France and holds the second busiest airport in France. It receives direct flights from over 100 other airports which makes it accessible from different parts of the world.
In this guide, we are going to present the best itinerary that you can opt for.
Nice is the largest city in the French Riviera and you can see that it is charming and beautiful. The city combines Italian vibe influence and French architecture.
We start our tour by visiting the Cours Saleya which is the beating heart of the old city. This lively street holds Nice’s main market and you can find a huge selection of fruit and vegetables.
Also, we will see the neighboring squares of Place Pierre Gautier and Charles Felix. We will walk around the narrow medieval alleys and hidden squares of the medina.
Later, we will walk on the Promenade des Anglais (English Walk) which is one of the most activities that people in Nice enjoy the most.
Our visit will include also another interesting location which is Place Masséna. Many travelers see reported this place as a perfect location to snap their memories.
Overnight at your hotel in Nice.
On the second day of our South of France Itinerary 5 Days, we will explore Antibes the Cap d'Antibes.
Like other towns on the French Riviera, Antibes offers travelers breathtaking beaches. This city is also home to an enchanting medieval town, a lively Provencial market, and well-preserved museums including Picasso museums.
This town also succeeded in escaping the fast overdevelopment pandemic that took over French Riviera. It relatively kept its authenticity intact. Your journey their will be exceptional.
We will explore the old town by visiting some museums and strolling around the alleys of the city. Later, we will enjoy a walk near the beach. You can choose to relax in some private resorts which give a wonderful view over the sea or just relax in other beaches for free.
You can enjoy your beach time even if you are not staying for long.
Like English Walk in Nice, La Croisette, in Canne, is one of the iconic streets in Europe. It certainly captivating as it runs for a mile of the seafront. It is a place where you will see a number of luxurious hotels and several chic residents with people enjoying all what life has to offer.
Walking around La Croisette is something that don't want to miss. In addition, The wonderful Forville Market adds sparkle to the place. It's the oldest market in Canne and located just close to Rue Meynadier. You can buy anything from flowers to fish.
Also, we will see the Painted Walls scattered throughout the city. These walls give homage to the cinema with depictions of famous actors, actresses, and movie scenes. Among the walls, we will find paintings of Buster Keaton, Marilyn Monroe, and others.
Aix-en-Provence has a glamor that reflects its notorious heritage. It was once the capital of Provence and is still home to the region’s cultural composition.
In this city, you will enjoy several museums, open-air markets, glamourous outdoor cafes, and many other interesting things.
Our visit to Aix marseille includes visiting Musée Granet which was opened in 1838. This museum holds some of the original artwork like the pieces of Paul Cézanne and Picasso. It also contains a range of American pop artworks and a neoclassical sculpture collection.
Also, we will visit the Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur which is an important national monument in France. You will be amazed by its art and architecture that reflect Gothic and Neo-gothic influences.
In the afternoon, we will walk around the picturesque Cours Mirabeau. The street formed of lined trees which give a stunning tunnel effect. Along the street, you will find numerous cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Finally, you will relax in a local café to enjoy the peace of the place. Overnight at your hotel in Aix en Provence.
This is the last day of our South of France Itinerary 5 Days, you will relax in your hotel or you may enjoy a nice breakfast in a local café in the boulevard Cours Mirabeau. Then, our driver will take you to catch your flight either in Nice or another city.
Then, our South of France adventure comes to the end and we wish to seeing you on another adventure.