4 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

4 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nouvelle-Aquitaine trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport, Drive to Royan
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Royan
— 1 night
Drive
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Talmont sur Gironde
— 1 night
Drive
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Saintes
— 1 night
Drive
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Cognac
Drive to La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport, Fly to Dublin

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Royan

— 1 night
Royan is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, along the Atlantic Ocean, in southwestern France.A seaside resort, Royan is in the heart of an urban area estimated at 38,638 inhabitants, which makes it the fourth-largest conurbation in the department, after La Rochelle, Saintes and Rochefort. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): cross one thing off your bucket list with Europhenix 17, enjoy the sand and surf at Cote Sauvage de la Presqu'ile d'Arvert, and then meet the residents at Zoo de La Palmyre.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Royan trip app.

Dublin, Ireland to Royan is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Royan. Traveling from Dublin in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Royan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Talmont sur Gironde.

Things to do in Royan

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Talmont sur Gironde

— 1 night
On the 1st (Sat), soar above the sights with O'Fil de L'air, don't miss a visit to Phare de Richard, add some adventure to your tour with La Riviere de Chauvignac, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de l'Histoire Locale et de la Peche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Talmont sur Gironde visit planning app.

Talmont sur Gironde is just a short distance from Royan. In July in Talmont sur Gironde, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saintes.

Things to do in Talmont sur Gironde

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saintes

— 1 night
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.
For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Saintes trip builder app.

You can drive from Talmont sur Gironde to Saintes in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Saintes can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll set off for Cognac on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Saintes

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Cognac

Cognac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Martell Cognac's Visitors Center, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal de Cognac, and then sample the fine beverages at Cognac Groussin.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cognac day trip tool.

You can drive from Saintes to Cognac in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cognac are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cognac

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Nouvelle-Aquitaine travel guide

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Landmarks · Theme Parks · Castles