6 days in France & San Sebastian - Donostia Itinerary

6 days in France & San Sebastian - Donostia Itinerary

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6 days in France & San Sebastian - Donostia Itinerary

Start: La Rochelle, France
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La Rochelle, France
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Hossegor, France
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Biarritz, France
— 1 night
train:  15​min
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Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: La Rochelle, France

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La Rochelle, France

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.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a La Rochelle trip simple and quick.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to La Rochelle. In May in La Rochelle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hossegor.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Historic Sites
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Hossegor, France

Hossegor ©
Soorts-Hossegor is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France, 20 km north of Biarritz.It is well known as a seaside resort and surfing center, considered as one of the best surfing locales in the world. On the 8th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbatiale Saint-Jean.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hossegor holiday maker .

Getting from La Rochelle to Hossegor by car takes about 4 hours. May in Hossegor sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in Hossegor

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sorde-l'Abbaye, MUSEE DE LA CHALOSSE, Natural reserve of Marais d'Orx
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MUSEE DE LA CHALOSSE ©
MUSEE DE LA CHALOSSE
Abbaye de Sorde ©
Abbaye de Sorde

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Biarritz, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through La Cote des Basques, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse Notre-Dame du Rocher - Église Sainte-Eugenie, and finally don't miss a visit to Phare de Biarritz.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Biarritz trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Hossegor to Biarritz by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Biarritz can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Spas
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Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France

Saint-Jean-de-Luz ©
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Ortillopitz, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Plage d'Hendaye.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Jean-de-Luz online trip builder .

Saint-Jean-de-Luz is just a stone's throw from Biarritz. In May, daytime highs in Saint-Jean-de-Luz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hendaye, Ortillopitz
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Ortillopitz ©
Ortillopitz
Scuba & Snorkeling

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Hondarribia, then explore the world behind art at San Telmo Museoa, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zurriola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa de Zarautz, explore the historical opulence of Miramar Palace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia road trip planning tool .

Drive from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to San Sebastian - Donostia in an hour. In May, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Historic Center of Hondarribia, Playa de Zarautz
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Zurriola Beach ©
Zurriola Beach
Playa de Zarautz ©
Playa de Zarautz
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

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