13 days in Gironde Itinerary

13 days in Gironde Itinerary

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13 days in Gironde Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Lacanau-Ocean
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Soulac-sur-Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bordeaux
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: London

2
nights
Lacanau-Ocean

Lacanau-Ocean ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get outside with Le Peuple des Cimes, do a tasting at Chateau Hourtin-Ducasse, and then admire the local landmark of Fontaine de Bernos. On the next day, get outside with Club de Plage Les Acrobates, tee off at Golf et Mini Golf UCPA du Baganais, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lacanau-Ocean road trip planning tool .

London, UK to Lacanau-Ocean is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Lacanau-Ocean due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Lacanau-Ocean hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Soulac-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Lacanau-Ocean

Outdoors Golf Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau Hourtin-Ducasse, Le Peuple des Cimes, Fontaine de Bernos, Club de Plage Les Acrobates
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Club de Plage Les Acrobates ©
Club de Plage Les Acrobates
Chateau Hourtin-Ducasse ©
Chateau Hourtin-Ducasse
Fontaine de Bernos ©
Fontaine de Bernos

3
nights
Soulac-sur-Mer

Soulac-sur-Mer is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Explore Soulac-sur-Mer's surroundings by going to Chateau Cos d'Estournel (in Saint-Estephe), Motor Evasion 33 (in Naujac-sur-Mer) and Eglise Saint-Seurin (in Vendays Montalivet). The adventure continues: get your game on at La Foret de Robin, don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-fin-des-Terres, learn about winemaking at Chateau tour Castillon, and enjoy the sea views from Cordouan Lighthouse Phare de Cordouan.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Soulac-sur-Mer trip planner .

Getting from Lacanau-Ocean to Soulac-sur-Mer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lacanau-Ocean in August: highs in Soulac-sur-Mer hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Soulac-sur-Mer

Outdoors Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Christoly-Medoc, Le Verdon Sur Mer, Chateau Cos d'Estournel, Eglise Saint-Seurin, Motor Evasion 33
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
La Foret de Robin ©
La Foret de Robin

7
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes), Arcachon (Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Passes, Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, & more) and Dune du Pilat (in La Teste-de-Buch). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of Pey-Berland Tower, get your game on at Virtual Room Bordeaux, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bordeaux sightseeing app .

You can drive from Soulac-sur-Mer to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Soulac-sur-Mer in August: highs in Bordeaux hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Arcachon, Chateau de Reignac, Chateau de Rouillac, Dune du Pilat
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Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) ©
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror
La Cite du Vin
La Cite du Vin