10 days in Paris, Aix-en-Provence & Bordeaux Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Aix-en-Provence & Bordeaux Itinerary

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10 days in Paris, Aix-en-Provence & Bordeaux Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h
1
Paris
— 1 night
train + bus:  3​h
2
Aix-en-Provence
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Bordeaux
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip maker .

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toAix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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4
nights
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Carrieres de Lumieres. Escape the urban bustle at Calanques and Parc national des Calanques. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aix-en-Provence: 72% Petanque (in Marseille) and L'Avenue 83 (in La Valette-du-Var). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aix-en-Provence vacation builder app .

Getting from Paris to Aix-en-Provence by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In July, Aix-en-Provence is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marseille, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, L'Avenue 83, Carrieres des Lumieres, Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral (Cathedrale Saint-Andre), then admire the landmark architecture of Pey-Berland Tower, then look for gifts at Maison Georges Larnicol, and finally take a stroll through Rue Ste Catherine. On the next day, make a trip to Dune du Pilat.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux road trip planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Aix-en-Provence to Bordeaux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Bordeaux is a bit cooler than Aix-en-Provence - with highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, Dune du Pilat
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Dune du Pilat
Dune du Pilat
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) ©
Place de la Bourse (Place Royale)

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