7 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

7 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

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Nice
— 4 nights
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Saint-Raphael
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Nice — 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nice online trip itinerary builder.

Chennai, India to Nice is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Nice is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from Chennai in October, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Nice: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.
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Saint-Raphael — 2 nights

Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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French Riviera - Cote d'Azur travel guide

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On the Mediterranean Sea coast, the French Riviera-Côte d'Azur has the glitz and glamour rivaled by few places on earth. It is a modern resort area with luxury shopping, seaside cafés for people watching, and several marinas for yachts and super-yachts along its coast. Although the Riviera is famous for the glamour of St. Tropez, Monaco, and the Cannes Film Festival, there are many other lesser known attractions and places to visit, such as the perched villages of Gourdon and Eze, the perfumeries in Grasse, the potters of Vallauris, and the glassblowers of Biot.The Riviera has been the inspiration for many works by artists, such as Picasso and Renoir, which are on display in local museums. Sea-front hotels and holiday resorts are the most expensive options, with smaller, modest, more affordable accommodations available as you move away from major cities or further inland. Cafés, bars, and restaurants are diverse enough to respect your vacation budget and tastes, with the vast majority of eateries serving food local to the area--Provençal cuisine with Italian influences, and Cassis and Bandol regional wines.The small independent state of Monaco is surrounded on three sides by France, and the fourth by the Mediterranean. It has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since the 13th century and is a major center for tourism on the Mediterranean. The glamor of Monaco has been replaced by Monte Carlo for its opulence, designer and luxury shopping, and its casino.The busiest travel season is in July and August, when crowds and prices both skyrocket. But, with 300 days of sunshine per year, 115 km (71 mi) of warm blue coastline and beaches, 18 golf courses, 14 ski resorts, and 3,000 restaurants, you're sure to have a wonderful time and find plenty of things to do whenever you plan to stay.
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