8 days in Nice, Marseille & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Nice, Marseille & Paris Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Nice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Marseille
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Paris
— 3 nights
End: Paris

2
nights
Nice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nice travel route planner.

Paris to Nice is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Nice. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain

2
nights
Marseille

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.
You've now added Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), stop by 72% Petanque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then wander the streets of The Panier, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, and then take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marseille attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Nice in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marseille: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cours Mirabeau
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau
The Panier ©
The Panier

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nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee Rodin, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Musee d'Orsay. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Versailles and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris online tour planner.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in July, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris
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Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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