Road tripping is a great way to cover lots of ground in a new place, and these routes let you explore the best of southeast France.
The Blue Coast, or Cote Bleu, is the name given to the stretch between Marseille and Martigues. It’s less famous than the Cote d’Azur, but the beaches are less crowded and things are generally more affordable.
If you want to head inland for a while, try a drive through the Luberon. It’s north of Aix-en-Provence, and you will find amazing natural features, such as the Gorges de Verdon and Lake Sainte-Croix. There are also lots of vineyards in the area.
The drive from the fishing village of Cassis to St. Tropez is one of the busiest routes in the south of France in summer. However, if you are in the area in shoulder season you can explore without the crowds, and it really is worth the trip.
Another top drive is from Nice to Gap through the Mercantour National Park and the foothills of the Alps. It’s surprising how quickly the terrain changes from beach resort to snow-capped mountains, and there are some fantastic views to be had along the way.
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Book the Night on a Glacier experience, available May–September, from Off the Map Travel, to not only spend a one-of-a-kind night in a one-of-a-kind destination, but also enjoy your chance at seeing Norway’s magnificent polar bears.
The City of Sin is often seen as the perfect destination for pre-wedding celebration, but it offers plenty of thrills for newlyweds, too. Alongside the bright lights and buzz of the casinos, the city offers world-class entertainment and numerous outdoor adventures.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Sitges is one of Europe’s most lively and charming beach towns, and the perfect destination for a memorable spring break. The Spanish town is only a short drive from Barcelona and offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. This, combined with an incredible selection of restaurants, shops and nightlife experiences, make it a can’t-miss.