7 days in Bordeaux & Biarritz Itinerary

7 days in Bordeaux & Biarritz Itinerary

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7 days in Bordeaux & Biarritz Itinerary

Start: Bordeaux
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Bordeaux
— 3 nights
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Biarritz
— 3 nights
End: Biarritz

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Dune du Pilat (in La Teste-de-Buch), Observatoire Sainte-Cecile (in Arcachon) and La Rochelle (Vieux Port & Aquarium La Rochelle). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at La Cite du Vin, snap pictures at Pont de Pierre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bordeaux day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, Bergerac-Roumanière Airport and La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport. In October, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

La Rochelle, Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, Dune du Pilat
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Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) ©
Dune du Pilat
Dune du Pilat
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, then get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Villa Arnaga, don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, then take in the waterfront at Promenade Jacques Thibaud, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Biarritz sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Biarritz can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Bayonne, Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de l'Uhabia, Villa Arnaga, La Citadelle de Saint Jean Pied de Port
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Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
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