French Riviera, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to French Riviera, France? If you're planning to go to French Riviera, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to French Riviera, France

Based on the climate and weather in French Riviera, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for French Riviera, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in French Riviera, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for French Riviera, France by month

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January

If you vacation in French Riviera during January, you might find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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February

If you go to French Riviera in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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March

If you go to French Riviera in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

If you go to French Riviera in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

If you visit French Riviera during May, you may find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to French Riviera in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in French Riviera during July, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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August

If you visit French Riviera during August, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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September

If you visit French Riviera during September, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

October in French Riviera is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in French Riviera during November, you may find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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December

December for French Riviera is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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Activities for French Riviera, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for French Riviera.

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