24 days in Mauguio, Bordeaux & Le Mans City Itinerary

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Drive to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Fly to Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, Drive to Mauguio
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Mauguio
— 6 nights
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Bordeaux
— 7 nights
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Le Mans City
— 9 nights
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Mauguio — 6 nights

Mauguio is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.HistoryThe city of Mauguio Carnon, seventh city of the Herault department and chief town of the district, is located 11 km east of Montpellier.The altitude of the village is between 4 and 6 meters above sea level, the mont is a raised net peaking at more than 20 meters. Explore Mauguio's surroundings by going to Espace Multi-Loisirs du Rey (in Le Vigan), Saint-Mathieu-de-Treviers (Chateau de Montferrand & Domaine De La Vieille) and Cirque de Navacelles (in Saint-Maurice-Navacelles). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Espace Georges Brassens, appreciate the history behind L’Espoir, and ride a horse along Horse Aventure.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mauguio trip planner.

Hong Kong, China to Mauguio is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in December, expect nights in Mauguio to be much colder, around 4°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux — 7 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bordeaux side-trips: La Rochelle (Le Globe de la Francophonie, Aquarium La Rochelle, &more), Chateau Bernateau (in Saint-Etienne-De-Lisse) and Chateau Laniote (in Saint-Emilion). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Pont de Pierre, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Tour Pey-Berland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bordeaux itinerary planner.

Drive from Mauguio to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Le Mans City.
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Le Mans City — 9 nights

Racing Capital

Located on the Sarthe River, Le Mans has beautiful gothic cultural reminders of the past with a gloriously restored old city made popular as the backdrop for movie production.
Explore Le Mans City's surroundings by going to Futuroscope (in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou), Rennes (Parc Hamelin Oberthur, Awelys Spa Privatif, &more) and Bayeux (Boutique Coquelicot, Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, &more). Spend the 19th (Mon) in the animal kingdom at ZooParc de Beauval. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, do a tasting at Domaine des Huards, and explore the ancient world of Enceinte Gallo-Romaine du Mans.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Le Mans City road trip site.

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Le Mans City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in Le Mans City, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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