8 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

8 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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8 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Bergerac
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Biarritz
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Atlanta

1
night
Bergerac

Bergerac ©
Bergerac is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Dordogne department in southwestern France.EconomyThe region is primarily known for wine and tobacco. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Chateau de Panisseau, do a tasting at Chateau Belingard, then pick up some local products at Issigeac Sunday Market, and finally shop like a local with Atelier D.Z' arts. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Chateau Lestevenie, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Lardy, then do a tasting at Chateau de Monbazillac, and finally do a tasting at La Grande Maison.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bergerac trip itinerary planning tool .

Atlanta, USA to Bergerac is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in May, with highs in Bergerac at 71°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Bergerac

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Issigeac, Chateau Belingard, Chateau Lardy, Chateau Lestevenie, Chateau de Panisseau
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Chateau Belingard ©
Chateau Belingard
Chateau de Monbazillac ©
Chateau de Monbazillac
Chateau Lestevenie ©
Chateau Lestevenie

2
nights
Sarlat-la-Caneda

Sarlat-la-Caneda ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stop by Les Gourmandises de Lucco, then steep yourself in history at Chateau des Milandes, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, and finally hunt for treasures at Sarlat Market. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at La Gare Robert Doisneau, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Grolejac, and then kick back and relax at Plage Du Bac De Sors.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sarlat-la-Caneda online route planner .

You can take a train from Bergerac to Sarlat-la-Caneda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Sarlat-la-Caneda are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Plage Du Bac De Sors, Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Grolejac, La Gare Robert Doisneau, Les Gourmandises de Lucco
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Chateau des Milandes ©
Chateau des Milandes
Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Sarlat Market ©
Sarlat Market

3
nights
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.
Spacejunk and Galerie D'art Barthelemy Bouscayrol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at L'Atelier du Piment and Les Halles. Explore Biarritz's surroundings by going to Hendaye (Plage d'Hendaye & Corniche Basque). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cote des Basques and enjoy the sand and surf at Grande Plage.

Make your Biarritz itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Biarritz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in May, expect nights in Biarritz to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hendaye, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, L'Atelier du Piment, Spacejunk
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Grande Plage ©
Grande Plage
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