16 days in France Itinerary

16 days in France Itinerary

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Brive-la-Gaillarde
— Few hours
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Sarlat-la-Caneda
— 1 night
3
La Rochelle
— 2 nights
4
Ars-en-Re
— 3 nights
5
Royan
— Few hours
6
Bordeaux
— 1 night
7
Arcachon
— Few hours
8
Soorts-Hossegor
— 1 night
9
Bayonne
— Few hours
10
Anglet
— Few hours
11
Biarritz
— 2 nights
12
Guethary
— Few hours
13
Saint-Jean-de-Luz
— 1 day
14
Espelette
— 1 day
15
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
— 1 night
16
Pau
— 2 nights
17
Uzes
— 1 night

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Brive-la-Gaillarde

Brive-la-Gaillarde ©
Brive-la-Gaillarde is a commune of France. On the 16th (Sat), sample the fine beverages at Denoix, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye d’Aubazine, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Pierre.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Brive-la-Gaillarde travel itinerary planner.

Annecy to Brive-la-Gaillarde is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. February in Brive-la-Gaillarde sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sarlat-la-Caneda.

Things to do in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Eglise Saint Pierre, Abbaye d’Aubazine
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Eglise Saint Pierre ©
Eglise Saint Pierre
Abbaye d’Aubazine ©
Abbaye d’Aubazine
Denoix ©
Denoix

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): make a trip to Vieux Sarlat.

Plan trip to Sarlat-la-Caneda with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Brive-la-Gaillarde in February, expect nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Sarlat-la-Caneda

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Grolejac, Chateau de Castelnaud
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Vieux Sarlat
Vieux Sarlat

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La Rochelle

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Plage de Chatelaillon and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium La Rochelle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our La Rochelle online trip maker.

Getting from Sarlat-la-Caneda to La Rochelle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in La Rochelle, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ars-en-Re.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de Chatelaillon
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Plage de Chatelaillon ©
Plage de Chatelaillon
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle

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Ars-en-Re

Ars-en-Re ©
Ars-en-Ré is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.Formerly called just Ars, the commune changed to its current name on 8 March 1962.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Arsais or Arsaises but they are nicknamed the Casserons: the casseron is a baby cuttlefish, a saltwater fish commonly found on the island.GeographyArs-en-Ré is one of 10 communes located on the Île de Ré off the coast of La Rochelle and is in the north-western part of the island some 8 km west of Saint-Martin-de-Ré. Family-friendly places like Phare des Baleines and Plage de la Conche des Baleines will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Clocher d'Ars, experience rural life at Chevrerie-Fromagerie Lefort, view the masterpieces at Philippe Deschamps, and have some family-friendly fun at Le Manege en Chanteur de Donin.

To find reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Ars-en-Re trip planner.

You can drive from La Rochelle to Ars-en-Re in an hour. February in Ars-en-Re sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Royan.

Things to do in Ars-en-Re

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Loix, Saint Clement des Baleines, Tennis des Pertuis
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Plage de la Conche des Baleines ©
Plage de la Conche des Baleines
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines
Moulin a Maree ©
Moulin a Maree

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Royan

Royan ©
Royan is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, along the Atlantic Ocean, in southwestern France.A seaside resort, Royan is in the heart of an urban area estimated at 38,638 inhabitants, which makes it the fourth-largest conurbation in the department, after La Rochelle, Saintes and Rochefort. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Phare de la Coubre.

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Drive from Ars-en-Re to Royan in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Royan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Phare de la Coubre
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Phare de la Coubre ©
Phare de la Coubre

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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.
Planning Bordeaux trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Royan to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Bordeaux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Arcachon on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Bordeaux

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Arcachon

Arcachon ©
A popular beach resort town on the Atlantic coast, Arcachon offers you fine, sandy beaches and a particularly mild climate said to be favorable to people suffering from pulmonary diseases.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Banc D'arguin and then contemplate the long history of La ville d'Hiver.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Arcachon visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Arcachon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Soorts-Hossegor.

Things to do in Arcachon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Banc D'arguin
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Banc D'arguin ©
Banc D'arguin
La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver

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Soorts-Hossegor

Soorts-Hossegor
Take the guesswork out of planning a Soorts-Hossegor vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Arcachon to Soorts-Hossegor by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Soorts-Hossegor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Bayonne.

Things to do in Soorts-Hossegor

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Bayonne

Bayonne is a city and commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bayonne online day trip planner.

Bayonne is just a short distance from Soorts-Hossegor. In February, daytime highs in Bayonne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Anglet.

Things to do in Bayonne

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne

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Anglet

Anglet ©
Anglet is a French commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.Anglet lies in the traditional province of Labourd of the Northern Basque Country while its inhabitants have traditionally spoken Gascon (Occitan).The inhabitants of the commune are known as Angloys or Angloyes (or Angeluar in basque).GeographyLocationAnglet commune is part of the urban area of Bayonne-Anglet-Biarritz located south-west of the city and part of the Basque province of Labourd. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Laser Games 64, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Leon, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de l'Uhabia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Anglet vacation planning app.

Anglet is very close to Bayonne. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Anglet

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de l'Uhabia
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Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de l'Uhabia ©
Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de l'Uhabia
Eglise Saint-Leon ©
Eglise Saint-Leon
Laser Games 64 ©
Laser Games 64

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Mouriscot, kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Alexandre Newsky, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Biarritz trip maker site.

Biarritz is very close to Anglet. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Guethary.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lac Mouriscot ©
Lac Mouriscot
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz

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Guethary

Guethary ©
Guéthary is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Erretegia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Sainte Madeleine, and then head outdoors with Parc Accrobranche Au Creux des Cimes.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Guethary online trip maker.

Guethary is just a short distance from Biarritz. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

Things to do in Guethary

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bidart
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Chapelle Sainte Madeleine ©
Chapelle Sainte Madeleine

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz ©
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Jean-de-Luz tour itinerary builder site.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz is just a short distance from Guethary. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Espelette.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Historic Sites
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Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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Espelette

Espelette
For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Espelette online trip builder.

Espelette is very close to Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll travel to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

Things to do in Espelette

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France close to Ostabat in the Pyrenean foothills. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Prison des eveques, experience rural life at La Ferme Arnabar, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port road trip website.

Getting from Espelette to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pau.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Saint-Etienne-de-Baigorry, Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption., La Ferme Arnabar, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Chocolaterie Laia ©
Chocolaterie Laia
Prison des eveques ©
Prison des eveques

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Pau

Pau ©
On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pau day trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Pau in 1.5 hours. In February in Pau, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Uzes.

Things to do in Pau

Historic Sites Theme Parks

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Le Chateau des Enigmes
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Le Chateau des Enigmes ©
Le Chateau des Enigmes

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Uzes

Uzes ©
Uzès is a small town and a commune in the Gard department in southern France.It lies about 25km north-northeast of Nîmes.HistoryOriginally Ucetia or Eutica in Latin, Uzès was a small Gallo-Roman oppidum, or administrative settlement. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): catch a live event at Arenes de Nimes, delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and then do a tasting at Chateau de la Gardine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Orange Cathedral and then delve into the distant past at La Maison Carree.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uzes trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Pau to Uzes takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Uzes

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Orange, Nimes, Chateau de la Gardine
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Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
La Maison Carree ©
La Maison Carree
Arenes de Nimes ©
Arenes de Nimes

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