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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Place de la Bourse and French Wine Adventures. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Chateau Lardy (in Razac-de-Saussignac) and Chateau Royal de Cognac (in Cognac). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, test your team's savvy at The Hostel Escape game, admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, and explore the galleries of La Cite du Vin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip itinerary planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Bordeaux is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Bordeaux, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Carrieres des Lumieres. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon, Palais des Papes, &more), Cannes (Mairie de Cannes, La Croisette, &more) and La Tour de l’Horloge (in Salon-de-Provence). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, and don't miss a visit to Paul Cezanne’s Studio.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marseille online trip planner.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. October in Marseille sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — Nov 2:
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Must see
Palais des Papes
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