15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

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Marseille
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Bordeaux

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Place de la Bourse and Chateau Cantenac. Explore Bordeaux's surroundings by going to La Rochelle (Rue Sur-les-Murs, Aquarium La Rochelle, &more) and Saint-Emilion (Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, Chateau Laniote, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at La Cite du Vin, snap pictures at Pont de Pierre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tour Pey-Berland.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux travel planner.

Washington DC, USA to Bordeaux is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Marseille

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get some cultural insight at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Palais des Papes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Avignon (Place Crillon, Pont d'Avignon, &more), Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio, Musee Granet, &more) and Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, take a stroll through La Croisette, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marseille journey maker app.

Getting from Bordeaux to Marseille by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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