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

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

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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
+2
Train + Bus + 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.
For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip maker.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Paris hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque. For shopping fun, head to L'Avenue 83 or 72% Petanque. Get some historical perspective at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Venture out of the city with trips to Calanques (in Cassis), Parc National des Calanques (in Marseille) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence).

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Aix-en-Provence trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Paris to Aix-en-Provence in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect Aix-en-Provence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 66°F. Finish 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, Calanques, Carrieres des Lumieres
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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, admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, and then stop by Maison Georges Larnicol. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Aix-en-Provence to Bordeaux takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in July, things will get slightly colder in Bordeaux: highs are around 80°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Emilion, La Grande Dune du Pilat
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

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