18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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18 days in France Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Paris
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Castellane
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Hyeres
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saint-Raphael
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Antibes
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris route planning website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Paris is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Castellane.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Castellane

Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Explore Castellane's surroundings by going to Route des Cretes La Palud (in La Palud sur Verdon), Cascade de la Lance (in Colmars) and Lac d'Allos (in Allos). There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, explore the striking landscape at Les Gorges du Verdon, don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Castellane itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Paris to Castellane in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Castellane are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Starting Point Du Sentier Blanc-Martel, Cascade de la Lance, Lac d'Allos, Route des Cretes La Palud, Les Gorges du Verdon
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River Rafting & Tubing
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Route des Cretes La Palud ©
Route des Cretes La Palud

4
nights
Hyeres

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyeres: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Cassis), Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Plage des Marines (in Cogolin). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage noire du Langoustier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de L'Argentiere, head outdoors with Plage Notre Dame, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Hyeres trip planner .

You can drive from Castellane to Hyeres in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Castellane in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Hyeres, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

La Londe Les Maures, Plage Notre Dame, Plage des Marines, Plage de Gigaro, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Saint-Raphael

Saint-Raphael ©
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Plage de l'Escalet (in Ramatuelle), Lac de Saint-Cassien (in Tanneron) and Azur Park (in Gassin).

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael trip planning website .

You can drive from Hyeres to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyeres in August, expect nights in Saint-Raphael to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Antibes.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Lac de Saint-Cassien, Jets'Cool, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Lac de Saint-Cassien ©
Lac de Saint-Cassien
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Plage de l'Escalet ©
Plage de l'Escalet

4
nights
Antibes

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antibes: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule), La Pointe de l'Aiguille (in Theoule sur Mer) and Musee du Parfum Fragonard (in Grasse). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, make a splash at Aquasplash, and take a leisurely stroll along Vieux Port.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Antibes day trip tool .

Getting from Saint-Raphael to Antibes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. When traveling from Saint-Raphael in August, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Antibes: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cannes, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, La Pointe de l'Aiguille, Musee du Parfum Fragonard
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Pointe de l'Aiguille ©
La Pointe de l'Aiguille

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