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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Place de la Bourse and St. Andre Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion (Chateau Laniote & Chateau Cantenac), Chateau de Ferrand (in Saint-Hippolyte) and Chateau Panet - Vignobles Carles (in Saint-Christophe-Des-Bardes). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at La Cite du Vin, take in the views from Pont de Pierre, make a trip to Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces), and admire the striking features 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 27:
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St. Andre Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Andre Cathedral
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Chateau Cantenac ©
Must see
Chateau Cantenac
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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 a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and The Panier. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence), Avignon (Musee Calvet, Palais des Papes, &more) and Le Sentier des Moulins d'Alphonse Daudet (in Fontvieille). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques, and take a stroll through La Croisette.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marseille online day trip planner.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 5:
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Palais des Papes ©
Must see
Palais des Papes
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