6 days in Aix-en-Provence & Bordeaux Itinerary

6 days in Aix-en-Provence & Bordeaux Itinerary

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6 days in Aix-en-Provence & Bordeaux Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Aix-en-Provence
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Bordeaux
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee Granet and Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre. Popular historic sites such as Paul Cezanne’s Studio and Le Tour de l'Horloge are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: Musee Departemental Arles Antique (in Arles) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Fondation Vasarely, contemplate the long history of Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence, look for gifts at La Pastisserie, and make a trip to Hotel de Chateaurenard.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence travel planning app .

Salt Lake City, USA to Aix-en-Provence is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Aix-en-Provence, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Musee Departemental Arles Antique, Carrieres des Lumieres
Highlights from your plan
Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Paul Cezanne’s Studio ©
Paul Cezanne’s Studio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the striking features of Pey-Berland Tower, take a stroll through Port of the Moon, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Prieure de Cayac, then snap pictures at Pont de Pierre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Louis des Chartrons.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bordeaux trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Aix-en-Provence to Bordeaux in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bordeaux when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in September, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pey-Berland Tower ©
Pey-Berland Tower
Port of the Moon ©
Port of the Moon
Prieure de Cayac ©
Prieure de Cayac

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