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

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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 Tour Pey-Berland. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at The Hostel Escape game, admire the masterpieces at CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, and make a trip to Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip planner.

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. October in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
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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.
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and La Croisette are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Cannes (Centre d'art La Malmaison at Cannes, Rue d'Antibes, &more), Avignon (Musee Calvet, Pont d'Avignon, &more) and Mairie de le Cannet (in Le Cannet). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, stroll through Chateau d'If, stop by Cours Mirabeau, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Palais des Papes
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