15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

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Bordeaux
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Marseille
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Bordeaux

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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 St. Andre Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer), French Wine Adventures (in Saussignac) and Chateau Cluzeau (in Sigoules-et-Flaugeac). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of La Cite du Vin, make a trip to Place Parlement, take in the views from Pont de Pierre, and do a tasting at The Naked Vigneron.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux day trip site.

Washington DC, USA to Bordeaux is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Religious Site
St. Andre Cathedral
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Architectural Building
La Cite du Vin
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Marseille

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.
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Palais des Papes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Place Des Carmes), Cannes (Azur Helicoptere, La Croisette, &more) and CrossFit Des Ponts (in Plan-d'Orgon). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marseille day trip planner.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Marseille sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Palais des Papes
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