15 days in Paris, Bordeaux & Manchester Itinerary

15 days in Paris, Bordeaux & Manchester Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Bordeaux, France
— 5 nights
3
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Escape the urban bustle at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Your inner history buff will appreciate Arc de Triomphe and Pere-Lachaise Cemetery. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, visit Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris tour itinerary app.

Manchester, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Paris is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

5
nights
Bordeaux, France

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Plage de Chatelaillon and Plage de la Grande Conche. Step out of the city life by going to Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines and Grottes de Matata. Explore Bordeaux's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint-Mathias De Barbezieux (in Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire), Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont (in Talmont sur Gironde) and Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois (in Rochefort). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, don't miss a visit to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux, admire the local landmark of Monument aux Girondins, and get in on the family fun at Parc de la Coccinelle.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bordeaux travel planning site.

Getting from Paris to Bordeaux by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arcachon, Meschers-sur-Gironde, Saint-Emilion, Eglise Saint-Mathias De Barbezieux, Plage de Chatelaillon
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont
Chateau Cantenac ©
Chateau Cantenac
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion ©
Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion

4
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lyme Park and Gawsworth Hall. Step off the beaten path and head to Pavilion Gardens and Gladstone Pottery Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Liverpool (Sefton Park & Mendips - John Lennon Home), Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village (in Port Sunlight) and Little Moreton Hall (in Congleton). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum, browse the collection at The John Rylands Library, get your bearings at Manchester Central Library, and have fun and explore at People's History Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Manchester day trip planning tool.

Getting from Bordeaux to Manchester by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bordeaux to Manchester is minus 1 hour. In July, Manchester is slightly colder than Bordeaux - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Liverpool, Gladstone Pottery Museum, Gawsworth Hall, Lyme Park, Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village
Highlights from your plan
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum
Little Moreton Hall ©
Little Moreton Hall
Lyme Park ©
Lyme Park

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