15 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

15 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Vivonne
— 1 night
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Ruffec
— 1 night
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3
Angouleme
— 2 nights
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Jarnac
— 1 night
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Cognac
— 2 nights
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Saintes
— 3 nights
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Pons
— 1 night
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Jonzac
— 3 nights
Drive to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Fly to Sutton-on-Sea

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Vivonne

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Ruines du Chateau Medieval, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Prieure de Laverre, and then walk around Parc Le Voucant.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vivonne, use our trip itinerary maker.

Sutton-on-Sea, UK to Vivonne is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sutton-on-Sea to Vivonne due to the time zone difference. In September in Vivonne, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ruffec.

Things to do in Vivonne

Parks

Side Trips

Ruffec

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins De L'Argentor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Denis, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Verteuil, and finally head outdoors with Aire de Rejallant.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ruffec itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Vivonne to Ruffec in an hour. Traveling from Vivonne in September, Ruffec is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Angouleme.

Things to do in Ruffec

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Angouleme

— 2 nights
Angoulême is a commune, the capital of the Charente department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Angoumoisins or Angoumoisines.Located on a plateau overlooking a meander of the Charente River, the city is nicknamed the "balcony of the southwest". On the 11th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, then examine the collection at Musee d'Angouleme, then examine the collection at Le Musee de la Bande Dessinee, and finally learn about winemaking at Pineau Cognac Roussille. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques, explore the fascinating underground world of Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Martial, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Conte & Filles, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Angouleme trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ruffec to Angouleme in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Angouleme are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jarnac.

Things to do in Angouleme

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Jarnac

— 1 night
Jarnac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.It is the site of the Battle of Jarnac in 1569.GeographyJarnac is situated on the right bank of the river Charente between Angoulême and Cognac. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Cognac Michel Forgeron, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouteville, then make a trip to Abbaye de Bassac, then learn about winemaking at Pineau Francois 1er, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jarnac travel route planning website.

You can drive from Angouleme to Jarnac in an hour. September in Jarnac sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cognac.

Things to do in Jarnac

Historic Sites · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cognac

— 2 nights
Cognac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Camus Cognac, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Public de Cognac, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal de Cognac, and finally steep yourself in history at Martell Cognac's Visitors Center. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cognac Meukow, see the interesting displays at Espace Decouverte en Pays du Cognac, then sample the fine beverages at A. de Fussigny, and finally do a tasting at Remy Martin.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Cognac road trip planner.

Cognac is just a short distance from Jarnac. In September in Cognac, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saintes.

Things to do in Cognac

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Saintes

— 3 nights
Saintes, a small city on the banks of the Charente River in the Charente-Maritime department, is noteworthy for its Gallo-Roman, medieval, and renaissance heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saintes: Cabanes des Createurs (in Le Chateau d'Oleron), Rochefort (Corderie Royale, Association Hermione-La Fayette, &more) and Le Port de la Cotiniere (in Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Le phare de chassiron, admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Eutrope de Saintes, get engrossed in the history at Musee D'archeologie, and explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Saintes.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Saintes online tour planner.

You can drive from Cognac to Saintes in an hour. Another option is to take a train. September in Saintes sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pons.

Things to do in Saintes

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Pons

— 1 night
On the 19th (Sat), do a tasting at Vignoble Chauraud, test your team's savvy at Escape Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Domaine De Birius, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Le Donjon Medieval.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pons trip maker site.

Pons is just a short distance from Saintes. September in Pons sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Jonzac.

Things to do in Pons

Wineries · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Jonzac

— 3 nights
Jonzac is a commune of the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint-Emilion (Eglise Collegiale de Saint-Emilion, Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, &more) and Chateau Marquis de Vauban (in Blaye). The adventure continues: make a splash at Les Antilles de Jonzac.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jonzac online vacation maker.

Jonzac is very close to Pons. September in Jonzac sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jonzac

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Nouvelle-Aquitaine travel guide

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Landmarks · Theme Parks · Castles

Charente travel guide

4.2
Distilleries · Castles · Specialty Museums