48 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

48 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Piegut-Pluviers
— 6 nights
2
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
— 7 nights
3
Monestier
— 8 nights
4
Bordeaux
— 14 nights
5
Biarritz
— 10 nights

6
nights
Piegut-Pluviers

Piegut-Pluviers ©
Piégut-Pluviers is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Village and Rural Life Museum and Abbaye de Boschaud. Appreciate the collections at Anywhere Creation and Papeterie de Vaux. Change things up with these side-trips from Piegut-Pluviers: Chateau de Laxion (in Corgnac-sur-l'Isle), Excideuil (Chateau d'Excideuil & Piscine Municipale) and Forges de Savignac-Ledrier (in Savignac-Ledrier). There's lots more to do: browse the fresh offerings at Marche Alimentaire, identify plant and animal life at Site Corot, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Nontron, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Villars.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Piegut-Pluviers tour itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Piegut-Pluviers is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. April in Piegut-Pluviers sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Le Buisson-de-Cadouin.

Things to do in Piegut-Pluviers

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Excideuil, Villars, Nontron, Saint Junien, Papeterie de Vaux
Highlights from your plan
Velorail ©
Velorail
Historic Village and Rural Life Museum ©
Historic Village and Rural Life Museum
Forges de Savignac-Ledrier ©
Forges de Savignac-Ledrier

7
nights
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin ©
Do your shopping at Kanovera and Lalinde Market. Let the collections at Lascaux Caves 4 and Lascaux II capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: Le Regourdou (in Lascaux) and The Maison Forte de Reignac (in Tursac).

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Le Buisson-de-Cadouin travel planner.

Traveling by car from Piegut-Pluviers to Le Buisson-de-Cadouin takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Monestier.

Things to do in Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Belves, Montignac, Monpazier, Campagne, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

8
nights
Monestier

Monestier ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee Andre Voulgre and Maison John et Eugenie Bost. For shopping fun, head to Marche de Sainte Foy-la-Grande or Issigeac Sunday Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monestier: Chateau Haut de Lerm - EARL Vignobles Gonthier (in Saint-Martin-De-Lerm), Golf de St Meard (in Saint-Meard-de-Gurcon) and Atelier D.Z' arts (in Issigeac).

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Monestier online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Le Buisson-de-Cadouin to Monestier in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Monestier are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Monestier

Wineries Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ribagnac, Saint-Meard-de-Gurcon, La Force, Issigeac, Port Sainte Foy et Ponchapt
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Belingard ©
Chateau Belingard
Chateau de Bridoire ©
Chateau de Bridoire
Chateau Lestevenie ©
Chateau Lestevenie

14
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.
Head to Promenade Sainte Catherine and Friday Marketfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to La Grande Dune du Pilat and Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Chateau Cassagne Haut-Canon (in Saint-Michel-de-Fronsac), Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich) and Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of La Cite du Vin, do a tasting at Chateau Laniote, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monestier to Bordeaux in 2 hours. May in Bordeaux sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perigueux, Saint-Emilion, Monbazillac, Bergerac City, Friday Market
Highlights from your plan
La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

10
nights
Biarritz

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
We've included these beaches for you: La Cote des Basques and Plage de la Milady. Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste and Eglise d'Ainhoa will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biarritz: L'Espace Museographique ATEKA (in Itxassou), Hendaye (Dioxka Golf Academie, Corniche Basque, &more) and Eglise Saint-Cyprien (in Mendionde). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Villa Arnaga, view the masterpieces at Spacejunk, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage des Cavaliers, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Biarritz journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Biarritz can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bayonne, Bidart, Anglet, Hendaye, Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Villa Arnaga ©
Villa Arnaga
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste