16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bordeaux
— 3 nights
2
La Rochelle
— 1 night
3
Bonnieux
— 3 nights
4
Paris
— 6 nights

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer), Chateau de Bridoire (in Ribagnac) and Cathedrale St-Front (in Perigueux). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, and learn about winemaking at Chateau Paloumey.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip maker app.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Bordeaux is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Guatemala City to Bordeaux, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bayonne, La Grande Dune du Pilat, Chateau de Bridoire, Chateau Paloumey, Cathedrale St-Front
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Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Cathedrale St-Front ©
Cathedrale St-Front

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 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Vieux Port, then make a trip to Porte de la Grosse-Horloge, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, and finally make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our La Rochelle online attractions planner.

Getting from Bordeaux to La Rochelle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Bordeaux in August, plan for a bit cooler days in La Rochelle, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Bonnieux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
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Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle

3
nights
Bonnieux

Bonnieux ©
Bonnieux is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bonnieux: Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence), Abbaye de Silvacane (in La Roque-d'Antheron) and Plage du Cavaou (in Fos-Sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lourmarin, get outside with Foret de Cedres, and learn something new at Sous Les Toiles de Provence.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bonnieux online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from La Rochelle to Bonnieux with the Route module. While traveling from La Rochelle, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bonnieux, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bonnieux

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

La Roque-d'Antheron, Les Gorges de Regalon, Chateau des Baux de Provence, Chateau d'Ansouis, Lac de Peyrolles
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Chateau de Lourmarin ©
Chateau de Lourmarin
Plage du Cavaou ©
Plage du Cavaou

6
nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bonnieux to Paris. Traveling from Bonnieux in August, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 16°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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