15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

15 days in Bordeaux & Marseille Itinerary

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Bordeaux
— 5 nights
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Marseille
— 9 nights

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Place de la Bourse and St. Andre Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Chateau de Monbazillac (in Monbazillac), French Wine Adventures (in Saussignac) and Rochefort (Musee National de la Marine & Association Hermione-La Fayette). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of La Cite du Vin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tour Pey-Berland, do a tasting at The Naked Vigneron, and make a trip to The Water Mirror.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux trip planner.

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 little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Bordeaux reach 75°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Rochefort, Chateau de Monbazillac, Chateau Paloumey, French Wine Adventures, Chateau Cantenac
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Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Association Hermione-La Fayette ©
Association Hermione-La Fayette

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Marseille

Marseille ©
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 Marseille's surroundings by going to Cannes (Rue d'Antibes & La Croisette), Avignon (Palais du Roure, Pont d'Avignon, &more) and Antibes (Galerie du Faune & Musee de L'ecole). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If, and explore the striking landscape at Calanques.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Marseille are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Cannes, Les Baux de Provence, Arles, Antibes
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

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