14 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

14 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Fly
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La Rochelle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bayonne
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bordeaux
— 3 nights
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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): meet the residents at Aquarium La Rochelle, then don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, then make a trip to Hotel de la Bourse, and finally explore the activities along Vieux Port.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the La Rochelle attractions planning site.

Manchester, UK to La Rochelle is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester to La Rochelle, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect La Rochelle to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

3
nights
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chasseneuil-du-Poitou: La Vallee des Singes (in Romagne) and Spa Source (in La Roche-Posay). Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Futuroscope.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chasseneuil-du-Poitou online visit planner.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou when traveling from La Rochelle in April, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Explore Sarlat-la-Caneda's surroundings by going to Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques (in Peyzac-le-Moustier), Le Regourdou (in Lascaux) and Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac (in Audrix). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Les Noyeraies du Landers, make a trip to Chateau des Milandes, Head underground at Lascaux II, and contemplate the long history of Chateau de Beynac.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sarlat-la-Caneda online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chasseneuil-du-Poitou to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayonne.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

2
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Bayonne

Bayonne is a city and commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. On the 12th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Phare de Biarritz, enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, then get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, take in the waterfront at Promenade Jacques Thibaud, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, and finally admire the striking features of Chateau Observatoire Abbadia.

Make your Bayonne itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bayonne by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bayonne, with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Bayonne

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tour Pey-Berland, look for gifts at LivroZenfan, then make a trip to The Water Mirror, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip website.

You can drive from Bayonne to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Nouvelle-Aquitaine travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Theme Parks