7 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

7 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Bordeaux
— 1 night
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Biarritz
— 1 night
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Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
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La Rochelle
— 1 night

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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.
On the 1st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Prieure de Cayac, don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, then don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau de Reignac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at La Grande Dune du Pilat and then trot along with Cabriol'Ane.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip itinerary maker app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bordeaux is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, expect nights in Bordeaux to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

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Chateau de Reignac ©
Chateau de Reignac
La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse

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Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
On the 3rd (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz, then get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, then kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, and finally look for gifts at L'Atelier du Piment.

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Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Biarritz are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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Aquarium de Biarritz ©
Aquarium de Biarritz
L'Atelier du Piment ©
L'Atelier du Piment
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge

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Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©

Medieval Capital of the Dordogne Valley

Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarlat-la-Caneda: Le Regourdou (in Lascaux) and Les Grottes de Maxange (in Le Buisson-de-Cadouin). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, walk around Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Head underground at Lascaux II, and take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Eau.

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You can drive from Biarritz to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Biarritz in September, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Sarlat-la-Caneda. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes

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La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©

White City

Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the La Rochelle trip planner.

You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to La Rochelle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in September, plan for little chillier days in La Rochelle, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle