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 a sense of the local culture at Place de la Bourse and Tour Pey-Berland. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, make a trip to Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces), test your problem-solving skills at The Hostel Escape game, and see the interesting displays at Musee du Vin et du Negoce.

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Washington DC, USA to Bordeaux is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Bordeaux is 6 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Carrieres des Lumieres. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Avignon (Pont d'Avignon, Palais des Papes, &more), Domaine Albin Jacumin (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Le Nomade (in Antibes). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), wander the streets of The Panier, and explore the striking landscape of Parc National des Calanques.

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You can fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Must see
Palais des Papes
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