France Road Trip

Paris, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Cannes, Nice
May - October
Beaches, City Life, Culture, Family, Honeymoon, Nature
14 Days


Traveling by road gives you the chance to go off-beat and experience a country in it’s truest form. This itinerary does just that.

Firstly, you’re always guaranteed a picturesque backdrop with views of rolling hills and acres of vineyards followed by a landscape of turquoise Mediterranean waters. Secondly, visiting quaint villages is what makes road trips truly unique. You’ll get a chance to visit some of France’s hilltop villages that are known for their sweeping views and interesting architecture. Finally, you will indulge is some unforgettable experiences like gliding on calm turquoise waters amidst towering limestone rocks, or creating your own perfume in a family-owned perfumery. You’ll soon learn why driving through France is an experience not to be missed.

What will you cover?

Suggested Itinerary

DAY 10
DAY 11
DAY 12
DAY 13
DAY 14

Day 1 : Paris Arrival

Arrive at Paris airport and a private vehicle will take you to your hotel where you can check-in.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Paris

Day 2 : Paris

Today, discover Paris at your own pace with the Hop On Hop Off sightseeing bus pass.

Enjoy the convenience of hop-on hop-off access at any stop along the route, and soak in the views from an open-top, double-decker bus. See sights like the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge cabaret club, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the iconic Eiffel Tower as you listen to informative, English-speaking guides on some routes.

Take your Parisian experience to the next level by hopping on to a cruise along the Seine River that will offer you a different perspective of this famous city.

Later, proceed for a guided climb of the Eiffel Tower with summit access.

Most visitors ride the elevator to the top of the Eiffel Tower, but travelers with a sense of adventure can save time by taking the stairs. Climb the 704 steps to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on this guided tour and be rewarded with spectacular views of the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Seine River, and the Champs-Élysées. Take a lift to the summit and see Gustave Eiffel’s office, restored to its original condition along with panoramic maps. Go to the Champagne Bar and treat yourself to some bubbles in the sky. When you are ready, simply take the elevator back down to the first floor or to street level and continue with your day!

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Paris

Day 3 : Paris

Today, see Paris through the eyes of the Impressionists on an art-themed walking tour of Montmartre.

With a savvy guide, spend 90 minutes exploring the charming hilltop streets of this historic arts district. You’ll hear details about famous artists like Renoir and Monet, pass landmarks that inspired signature Impressionist works, and see main attractions like Sacre Coeur Cathedral.

Later, enjoy skip-the-line access to the Musée d’Orsay.

Explore the Orsay Museum, which contains artwork from many of Montmartre's most famous former residents, from Renoir to Picasso. Highlights include the Moulin Rouge and the Sacre Coeur Basilica.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Paris

Day 4 : Paris - Avignon

After breakfast, transfer to Paris station to board a train to Avignon.

Once you arrive in Avignon, pick up your rental car and drive the accommodation and check-in. Later in the evening visit Pont du Gard.

Reaching a height of almost 160 feet (49 meters), the three-tiered Pont du Gard bridge was part of a 31-mile (50-kilometer) Roman aqueduct network that carried water from a source at Eure to bathhouses, fountains, and patrician villas in Nîmes. Constructed in the first century, the ancient engineering marvel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Avignon

Day 5 : Avignon - Aix En Provence

After breakfast, start your day’s journey driving through the Provence countryside on your way to Aix En Provence.

Start your journey with your first stop at Les Baux-de-Provence. Perched on the Alpilles mountain range, this beautiful listed village of Les Baux-de-Provence is an essential place to visit for the extensive fortified-chateau area, the magnificent setting and views, and the museums.

Next, drive to Gordes, one of the most well-known hilltop villages in the region, and one of the most beautiful in France. Its houses and buildings of white stone root themselves into the sharp cliff of the mountain. You will also get the opportunity to witness stunning views of the Luberon valley.

Hit the road again and drive to nearby town of Roussillon. On your way, you’ll spot lavender fields in Senaque Abbey (summer season only). You will have front-row seats to one of the most gorgeous photo ops of all time. Don’t forget to stop to smell the flowers.

Continue your journey and stop at Roussillon. This hilltop village is exactly what visitors think of when they say they want to visit Provence- picturesque, compact, colourful and with astounding views of the countryside. Situated in the heart of one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world, this town is famous for its magnificent red cliffs and ochre quarries.

Finally, arrive in Aix En Provence and drive to the accommodation and check in.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Aix En Provence

Day 6 : Aix En Provence

Today, spend your morning getting acquainted with Aix-en-Provence by heading directly into Old Town. Stop by the daily market at Place Richelme and browse the seasonal produce and enjoy a coffee and pastry in the square. You can also check out the local market, Le Grand Marché, for artisan crafts and Provencal goods. 

Later in the afternoon, drive to one of Provence’s prettiest coastal villages, Cassis. During the drive, soak up breath-taking views of the Gulf of Cassis from the high point of Cape Canaille, and then head down into the hills toward the picturesque harbor of Cassis. Spend your time exploring the town, hiking through the famous Calanques (inlets), swimming in the sparkling water and wandering around the old streets.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Aix En Provence

Day 7 : Aix En Provence - Moustiers Sainte...

After breakfast, drive to Moustiers Sainte Marie. Check in at the accommodation and enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Moustiers-Ste-Marie is the accurate definition of an authentic French village. This village is full of charm with its narrow streets and little squares to wander through, refreshing fountains, faience workshops and boutiques.

Ceramics fans should make a point of visiting the faience museum for its fantastic collection of fine glazed earthenware dating from the 17th century to today produced by master potters from Moustiers.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Moustiers Sainte Marie

Day 8 : Moustiers Sainte Marie

Today, spend the day at Gorges du Verdon (“gorges of green” in French).

Home to towering green cliffs and vibrant turquoise waters, Verdon Gorge is most likely going to be the highlight of this itinerary. Park your car and head over to the bridge on Lac du Saint Croix to see the famous lookout point that has the view of the entire gorge and lake.

If you enjoy hiking, there are over numerous routes for climbers that offer stunning views and will give you a real sense of being right in the middle of the Gorge. For a more low-key day out, you can rent a paddleboat or kayak. Spend a couple of hours to make your way around the beautiful Lac de Sainte-Croix. Gliding on calm turquoise waters amidst towering limestone rocks is the true definition of a magical evening. You can enjoy a picnic at the beach, go cliff jumping or swimming in the Lac du Saint Croix, or simply enjoy reading a book

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Moustiers Sainte Marie

Day 9 : Moustiers Sainte Marie - Cannes

After breakfast, drive to Cannes and check-in at the accommodation. Enjoy rest of the day exploring Cannes.

Truly Cannes is a place to walk the promenade, people-watch and soak up the sun. Explore the old town, the historic buildings, the churches and museums. Then wander along the famous beachside, palm-tree lined La Croisette boulevard. Window-shop at the exclusive boutiques or lounge on the sandy beaches.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Cannes

Day 10 : Cannes - Grasse - Nice

After breakfast, drive to Nice. En route, visit Grasse.

Create your own perfume at the family-run La Maison Molinard perfume factory, founded in 1849, making it one of the oldest perfume manufacturers in France.

Learn how Grasse became the world’s capital of perfume and discover how the Molinard factory continues the traditions of excellence today. Explore how perfume is distilled from raw ingredients, and then select one of the notes from a selection of 90 different essences to make your own individual fragrance. Benefit from the assistance of a Creation Molinard expert to ensure your fantasy becomes reality. Leave with a 50ml bottle of your unique scent.

Later, continue your drive towards Nice. Upon arrival in Nice, drive to the accommodation and check in.

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Accommodation in Nice

Day 11 : Nice

After breakfast, the day is at leisure.

Spend the day exploring Nice.

With its beaches and promenades, elegant restaurants and art museums, Nice offers plenty of tempting, sun-drenched attractions. Spend your day getting acquainted with Nice’s landmarks and neighbourhoods. Start your morning visiting the Promenade des Anglais, Place Massena and the vibrant Cours Saleya flower market. Ascend to the top of Castle Hill to take in panoramic views of Nice, the Alps and the Bay of Angels. Stop for lunch and Satiate your taste buds at Nice’s many Michelin-starred eateries. Spend your afternoon basking in the glowing Mediterranean sun before glide down the coast of the French Riviera on a speedboat.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Nice

Day 12 : Nice - Monaco - Nice

After breakfast, drive to Monaco

Spend the day exploring the city of Monaco on your own. Head to Casino Square and enjoy breakfast before browsing the area’s plenitude of designer boutiques.

Spend the afternoon strolling through Monaco’s gorgeous gardens before enjoying some downtime at the beach as you relax and swim in the sparkling Mediterranean Sea

Later, spend your evening at the Monte Carlo Casino. Feel like James Bond when you slip into your formalwear, and find a spot at the tables. Even if gambling isn’t your style, the casino’s glittering lounge bars and restaurants are ideal for people watching.

Enjoy dinner at some of the famous restaurants of Monaco before heading back to Nice.

Where to rest your head ?

Accommodation in Nice

Day 13 : Nice

Today, visit vineyards on an e-bike and enjoy wine tasting.

Cruise up and down the region’s picturesque hills with ease while your guide shares insight into the town’s history and culinary culture. Visit a local family-run winery to learn about traditional wine harvesting and production methods, and taste some of the estate’s excellent French wine. Enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by vineyards and take in spectacular views of the Provençal landscape.

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Accommodation in Nice

Day 14 : Nice Departure

After breakfast, drop off your vehicle and head to the airport to catch your flight back home.

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Hotels & Apartments
Daily Breakfast
Tours & Excursions
Private Airport Transfers
Private Car
France Visa
travel insurance
14 Days


International Flights
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Starting from
124000 per person