6 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

6 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
— 1 day
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 1 night
3
Bordeaux
— 2 nights
4
Arcachon
— 1 night
5
La Rochelle
— 1 night

1
day
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Chasseneuil-du-Poitou ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): find something for the whole family at Futuroscope.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chasseneuil-du-Poitou trip planner.

London, UK to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou is 1 hour. August in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Futuroscope ©
Futuroscope

1
night
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Statues des Trois Oies, don't miss a visit to Vieux Sarlat, pause for some photo ops at Le Badaud de Sarlat, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sarlat-la-Caneda journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Chasseneuil-du-Poitou to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Castelnaud, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac ©
Les Jardins de Marqueyssac
Vieux Sarlat
Vieux Sarlat

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 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, make a trip to The Water Mirror, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, then admire the local landmark of Fountain of Three Graces, and finally test your team's savvy at The Hostel Escape game.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip planner.

Drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Arcachon.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Hostel Escape game ©
The Hostel Escape game
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

1
night
Arcachon

A popular beach resort town on the Atlantic coast, Arcachon offers you fine, sandy beaches and a particularly mild climate said to be favorable to people suffering from pulmonary diseases.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, contemplate the long history of La ville d'Hiver, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get in on the family fun at Parc de la Coccinelle.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Arcachon day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Arcachon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Arcachon can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Arcachon

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Parc de la Coccinelle
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Parc de la Coccinelle ©
Parc de la Coccinelle
La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver

1
night
La Rochelle

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium La Rochelle, don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, then look for gifts at Cognac Only, and finally explore the activities along Vieux Port. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the La Rochelle trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Arcachon to La Rochelle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in La Rochelle, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle