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8 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary
Fly: 7h 45min
Biarritz— 1 night
Sarlat-la-Caneda— 2 nights
Drive: 3h 45min
La Rochelle— 1 night
Bordeaux— 3 nights
Fly: 7h 45min
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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.Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): meet the residents at Aquarium de Biarritz, get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, then kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.
For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Biarritz day trip planning tool .
Warsaw, Poland to Biarritz is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.
Things to do in Biarritz
Room Escape Games
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Medieval Capital of the Dordogne Valley
Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.On the 8th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Milandes, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Castelnaud, and then make a trip to Vieux Sarlat. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Les Noyeraies du Landers, then take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, and then admire the natural beauty at Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne.
To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarlat-la-Caneda trip planning app .
Traveling by car from Biarritz to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Biarritz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to La Rochelle.
Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, Eyrignac et ses Jardins en Dordogne
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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.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, meet the residents at Aquarium La Rochelle, and then explore the activities along Vieux Port.
For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read La Rochelle driving holiday planner .
You can drive from Sarlat-la-Caneda to La Rochelle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in June, you will find days in La Rochelle are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.
Things to do in La Rochelle
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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.Step out of Bordeaux with an excursion to Dune du Pilat in La Teste-de-Buch--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral, explore the galleries of La Cite du Vin, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.
For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux route website .
Drive from La Rochelle to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from La Rochelle in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bordeaux: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Bordeaux
Dune du Pilat
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