8 days in San Sebastian - Donostia, Bordeaux & Toulouse Itinerary

8 days in San Sebastian - Donostia, Bordeaux & Toulouse Itinerary

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 16th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Hondarribia, then kick back and relax at La Concha Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ondarreta Beach, and finally stop by auka. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Zurriola Beach, then take in the architecture and design of Campus de Ibaeta UPV/EHU, then examine the collection at Cristobal Balenciaga Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Zarautz.

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Los Angeles, USA to San Sebastian - Donostia is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to San Sebastian - Donostia, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in March; daily highs in San Sebastian - Donostia reach 59°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Chateau Cantenac, indulge your taste buds at La Maison du Vigneron de Sauternes, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Réserve Ornithologique du Teich. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at Chateau Malrome and then get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Aquitaine.

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You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Toulouse, France

— 2 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
On the 20th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Domaine des Oiseaux, view the masterpieces at Hotel d'Assezat, then explore the activities along Canal de Brienne (Le), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Musee Dom Robert et de la tapisserie du XXe siecle, then admire the masterpieces at Abbaye de Soreze, then do a tasting at Cave de Labastide, and finally learn about winemaking at Clos Rocailleux.

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Drive from Bordeaux to Toulouse in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips