7 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

7 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Biarritz
— 2 nights
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Bordeaux
— 1 night
Drive
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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
— 1 night
Drive
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La Rochelle
— 2 nights
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Biarritz

— 2 nights
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.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, then take in the waterfront at Promenade Jacques Thibaud, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, and finally hike along Sentier du Littoral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Rocher de la Vierge, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cote des Basques, and finally try to win big at Casino Barriere de Biarritz.

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Montreal, Canada to Biarritz is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Biarritz due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in February: high temperatures in Biarritz hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bordeaux

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Place Parlement, then make a trip to The Water Mirror, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral.

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Drive from Biarritz to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites

Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Futuroscope.

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Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Theme Parks
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La Rochelle

— 2 nights

White City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Rue Sur-les-Murs, then explore the activities along Vieux Port, then make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Chatelaillon, browse the exhibits of Association Hermione-La Fayette, and then take an in-depth tour of New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde).

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Drive from Chasseneuil-du-Poitou to La Rochelle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in La Rochelle can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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