15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

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Bordeaux
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Bordeaux

— 7 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Place de la Bourse and Tour Pey-Berland. Get out of town with these interesting Bordeaux side-trips: Saint-Emilion (Chateau Fonplegade, Chateau Cantenac, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, explore the world behind art at CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, snap pictures at Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas, and awaken your taste buds at DMjWineworks.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux tour planner.

Washington, USA to Bordeaux is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Bordeaux is 6 hours. In April in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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Marseille

— 7 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and The Panier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Le Sentier des Moulins d'Alphonse Daudet (in Fontvieille), Les Baux de Provence (Chateau des Baux de Provence, Carrieres des Lumieres, &more) and Avignon (Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, Palais des Papes, &more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes, take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor.

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Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Marseille takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Marseille sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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