6 days in France & Ventimiglia Itinerary

6 days in France & Ventimiglia Itinerary

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Ventimiglia, Italy
— 1 night
2
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
3
Carcassonne, France
— 1 night
4
Lourdes, France
— 1 night

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Ventimiglia, Italy

Ventimiglia ©
Ventimiglia is a city, comune (municipality) and bishopric in Liguria, northern Italy, in the province of Imperia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini Botanici Hanbury - Villa Hanbury and then cool off at Bagni San Giuseppe.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ventimiglia trip itinerary planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Ventimiglia is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Ventimiglia. When traveling from Lisbon in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Ventimiglia: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Marseille.

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Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bagni San Giuseppe ©
Bagni San Giuseppe
Giardini Botanici Hanbury - Villa Hanbury ©

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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 5th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques, thenkick back and relax at Calanque de Samena, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, and then make a trip to Chateau d'If.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marseille tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ventimiglia to Marseille takes 3 hours. Traveling from Ventimiglia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marseille, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If

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Carcassonne, France

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.
On the 7th (Wed), admire the local landmark of Fountain of Neptune, thentake a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne, and then get outside with Eaurizon.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Carcassonne route planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Lourdes.

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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Fountain of Neptune ©
Fountain of Neptune

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Lourdes, France

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Massabielle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lourdes driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Lourdes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Carcassonne in August, expect nights in Lourdes to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lourdes

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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes
Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception ©
Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception

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