16 days in France, Portugal & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

16 days in France, Portugal & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Faro, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
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Marseille, France
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Beziers, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
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Saint-Tropez, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Nice, France
— 1 day
End: Nice, France

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 7th (Fri), take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then get a taste of the local shopping with Rossio Square, then wander the streets of Alfama, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Lisbon tour planner.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Alfama ©
Alfama

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Faro, Portugal

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia Da Rocha and Falesia Beach. Get in touch with nature at Ponta da Piedade and Praia dos Olhos de Água. Explore Faro's surroundings by going to Castelo de Silves (in Silves), Studio Bongard (in Ferragudo) and Praia do Camilo (in Lagos). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Faro day trip app.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Faro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Faro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Faro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Albufeira, Castelo de Silves, Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil, Studio Bongard
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 13th (Thu), stop by 72% Petanque, then stop by Trois Fenetres, then take a stroll through The Panier, and finally make a trip to Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille online day trip planner.

Getting from Faro to Marseille by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Faro to Marseille is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Marseille are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Beziers.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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The Panier ©
The Panier
72% Petanque ©
72% Petanque

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Beziers, France

Beziers ©
Béziers is a town in Languedoc in southern France. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles de Narbonne, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Reserve Africaine de Sigean, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Just, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palais des Archeveques. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Cap d’Agde Naturist Village, then examine the collection at Espace Georges Brassens, and then learn about winemaking at Maison Noilly Prat.

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Drive from Marseille to Beziers in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Beziers are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Beziers

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Narbonne, Cap d’Agde Naturist Village, Maison Noilly Prat, Espace Georges Brassens, Reserve Africaine de Sigean
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Reserve Africaine de Sigean ©
Reserve Africaine de Sigean
Espace Georges  Brassens ©
Espace Georges Brassens
Palais des Archeveques ©
Palais des Archeveques

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Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by La maison des confitures, stop by La Cave du Marche, then get engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pampelonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at St. Tropez Harbor and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Place des Lices Market.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saint-Tropez travel planner.

Traveling by car from Beziers to Saint-Tropez takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Beziers, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint-Tropez, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

La Cave du Marche
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
St. Tropez Harbor ©
St. Tropez Harbor

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 17th (Mon), wander the streets of Le Suquet. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Juan les Pins Main Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and then enjoy the sea views from Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe).

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cannes vacation site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Cannes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Saint-Tropez in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cannes: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 21°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Antibes
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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) ©
Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe)
Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance ©
Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Get in touch with nature at Larvotto Beach and Jardin Exotique de Monaco. Prince's Palace and Casino Square will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo, examine the collection at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, buy something for everyone on your list at Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo, and steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Monaco-Ville trip planning website.

Drive from Cannes to Monaco-Ville in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Cannes in July, Monaco-Ville is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monte-Carlo, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Larvotto Beach ©
Larvotto Beach

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Nice, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, then shop like a local with Avenue Jean Medecin, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

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Nice is just a stone's throw from Monaco-Ville. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Avenue Jean Medecin ©
Avenue Jean Medecin