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 La Cite du Vin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion (Chateau Laniote, Chateau Cantenac, &more), Le Prieure des Benedictins (in La Reole) and Chateau Bernateau (in Saint-Etienne-De-Lisse). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, snap pictures at Pont de Pierre, make a trip to The Water Mirror, and admire the landmark architecture of Tour Pey-Berland.

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Washington DC, USA to Bordeaux is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Bordeaux. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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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 Carrieres des Lumieres. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Chateau de la Gardine & Distillerie A. Blachere), Avignon (Pont d'Avignon & Palais des Papes) and Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, visit The Panier, steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Marseille driving holiday site.

Fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Marseille sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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