7 days in French Alps Itinerary

7 days in French Alps Itinerary

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7 days in French Alps Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Moustiers Sainte-Marie
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Syracuse


Castellane is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Venture out of the city with trips to Lac d'Allos (in Allos) and Cascade de la Lance (in Colmars). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, make a trip to Pont du Roc, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Castellane online driving holiday planner .

Syracuse, USA to Castellane is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Syracuse in June: highs in Castellane hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Moustiers Sainte-Marie.

Things to do in Castellane

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lac d'Allos, Cascade de la Lance
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River Rafting & Tubing
Climbing Tours
Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc ©
Chapelle Notre Dame du Roc

Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Moustiers Sainte-Marie ©
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, or simply Moustiers, is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, a part of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France".It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Faience, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de Beauvoir, cruise along Route des Cretes La Palud, then take in breathtaking views at Les Gorges du Verdon, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ferme des Fabrigoules. On the next day, ponder the design of Fontaine de la Colonne, then make a trip to Plateau de Valensole, then stop by Lavande Angelvin, and finally make a trip to Centre Ville.

For maps, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moustiers Sainte-Marie planning site .

Traveling by car from Castellane to Moustiers Sainte-Marie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moustiers Sainte-Marie

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Valensole, Fontaine de la Colonne, Les Gorges du Verdon, Route des Cretes La Palud
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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Notre Dame de Beauvoir ©
Notre Dame de Beauvoir
Route des Cretes La Palud ©
Route des Cretes La Palud