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    French Classic Route: Avignon, Montpelier and Marseille

    French Classic Route: Avignon, Montpelier and Marseille
    Starts from

    Geneva

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    29

    Duration

    3 days

    Length

    718 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Geneva

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    3 days

    Length

    718 mi

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    • Admire authentic French architecture in Avignon.
    • Enjoy the chef d'oeuvres of local cuisine in Marseilles.
    • Take unforgettable strolls along the Mediterranean coast in Montpellier.
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    You’ll get a huge dose of serotonin on this journey through classical France: castles, vineyards, the unique cultural heritage of the French Riviera, the second-largest city in France — Marseilles, a wine fair in Montpellier, and sights in Avignon. An exciting road trip into the world of architecture and culture awaits! You’ll visit famous wineries, plunge into the atmosphere of theatrical art in Avignon, and enjoy the Mediterranean landscapes.
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    You’ll get a huge dose of serotonin on this journey through classical France: castles, vineyards, the unique cultural heritage of the French Riviera, the second-largest city in France — Marseilles, a wine fair in Montpellier, and sights in Avignon. An exciting road trip into the world of architecture and culture awaits! You’ll visit famous wineries, plunge into the atmosphere of theatrical art in Avignon, and enjoy the Mediterranean landscapes.
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    • Admire authentic French architecture in Avignon.
    • Enjoy the chef d'oeuvres of local cuisine in Marseilles.
    • Take unforgettable strolls along the Mediterranean coast in Montpellier.
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    Beautiful Sights on the Way to Mediterranean Sea
    10 Activities

    Day 1

    281 mi0.5 mi

    Beautiful Sights on the Way to Mediterranean Sea

    Start your mini-trip in the French town of Chambéry, capital of the Duchy of Savoy and founded in XIII century. Castles, palaces, and gardens: in Chambéry, all this is in abundance. Today, you’ll drive to Plage Le Petit Travers — the best place to breathe fresh Mediterranean air and get your feet wet in the sea. In between? A road following a majestic river: the Rhone.
    Scenic Views of Montpellier
    10 Activities

    Day 2

    89 mi2 mi

    Scenic Views of Montpellier

    Today, you’ll explore Montpellier. Be sure to walk along the Promenade du Peyrou — it’s quite similar to the Champs-Élysées in Paris and even has its own Arc de Triomphe. By the evening, you’ll be in Avignon, where you’ll be able to see a local theatre performance.
    Visiting Marseille
    9 Activities

    Day 3

    348 mi3 mi

    Visiting Marseille

    The final day of the journey will take you to Marseille, France's second-largest city. A vibrant and multicultural atmosphere awaits you! An important activity in Marseille is to taste the famous local bouillabaisse stew. Stock up on fresh produce from sunny Provence at a local farmers’ market and after that, drive back home.
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