8 days in French Alps Itinerary

8 days in French Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock French Alps travel route planner

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Saint Martin-Vesubie
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Saint Martin-Vesubie
— 1 day
Drive
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La Salle les Alpes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savines-le-Lac
— 1 night
Drive
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Allos
— 1 night
Drive
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Castellane
— 3 nights
Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to London

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Saint Martin-Vesubie

— 1 day
Saint-Martin-Vésubie is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.GeographySaint-Martin-Vésubie is established on the edge of a glacial plate.HistorySan Martin first appears in recorded history in the 12th century, although there are archaeological remnants of a Romanized indigenous population dating back to the 1st century.The medieval castrum, or fortification, extends along a cliff overlooking Valley of the Madonna through which ran the old Salt Road that extended from the Piedmont to the port city of Nice.It was part of the historic County of Nice until 1860 as San Martino Vesubia.In their 1997 book "The Templar Revelation," Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince write on pg. On the 6th (Sat), get outside with Sport Addict and then stroll through Parc Alpha.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Martin-Vesubie trip maker tool.

London, UK to Saint Martin-Vesubie is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Saint Martin-Vesubie hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Salle les Alpes.

Things to do in Saint Martin-Vesubie

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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La Salle les Alpes

— 2 nights
On the 7th (Sun), get outside with Serre Chevalier Sensation, then hit the slopes at Luge Monty Express, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then fly down the slopes at Serre Chevalier Vallee Briancon, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read La Salle les Alpes trip planner.

Getting from Saint Martin-Vesubie to La Salle les Alpes by car takes about 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savines-le-Lac.

Things to do in La Salle les Alpes

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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Savines-le-Lac

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): head outdoors with Lac de Serre-Poncon, then cool off at Aquaparc embrun, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Savines-le-Lac trip maker website.

Traveling by car from La Salle les Alpes to Savines-le-Lac takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Savines-le-Lac are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Allos.

Things to do in Savines-le-Lac

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Allos

— 1 night
Allos is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France.Allos is a high mountain commune in the southern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lac d'Allos.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Allos trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Savines-le-Lac to Allos in 2.5 hours. August in Allos sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Castellane.

Things to do in Allos

Nature · Parks
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Castellane

— 3 nights
Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Les Gorges du Verdon and Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Climbing Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Castellane: La Palud sur Verdon (Verdon Escalade & Route des Cretes La Palud). Next up on the itinerary: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Castellane online itinerary maker.

Drive from Allos to Castellane in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Allos in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Castellane: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Castellane

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trips

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