31 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

31 days in Nouvelle-Aquitaine Itinerary

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Start: Strasbourg
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Biarritz
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Hendaye
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
3
Saint-Jean-de-Luz
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
4
Urrugne
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
5
Ciboure
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Guethary
— 1 day
Drive:  15 min
7
Bidart
— 2 nights
8
Bidart
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Anglet
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
10
Bayonne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
La Teste-de-Buch
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
12
Arcachon
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
13
Le Teich
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
14
Gujan-Mestras
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
15
Bordeaux
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
16
Vezac
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
17
La Rochelle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
18
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: Strasbourg

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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 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques and then take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste and then kick back and relax at Plage d'Hendaye.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Biarritz online road trip planner.

Strasbourg to Biarritz is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Strasbourg in July, expect nights in Biarritz to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Hendaye.

Things to do in Biarritz

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage d'Hendaye, Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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Hendaye

Hendaye ©
Hendaye is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The town, France's most southwesterly and a popular seaside tourist resort, stands on the right bank of the River Bidassoa – which marks the Franco-Spanish border – at the point where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the French Basque Country.Hendaye has three distinguishable parts: la ville, which stretches from Saint Vincent's church to the area around the SNCF railway station and the industrial zone; la plage, the seaside quarter; and les hauteurs, the villas and camping sites on the hills between and behind the other two areas.HistoryHendaye acquired its independence from the Urrugne parish in 1598, when Saint Vincent's church was built. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Librairie Ulysse, see the interesting displays at Maison de la Corniche basque - Asporotsttipi, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chateau Observatoire Abbadia.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hendaye vacation website.

Hendaye is very close to Biarritz. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

Things to do in Hendaye

Historic Sites Museums
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Chateau Observatoire Abbadia ©
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia
Maison de la Corniche basque - Asporotsttipi ©
Librairie Ulysse ©
Librairie Ulysse

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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 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Socoa Beach, then go for a walk through Port de Saint-jean-de-Luz., and then see the interesting displays at Le Musee du Gateau Basque. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Erromardie and then step into the grandiose world of Maison Louis XIV.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Jean-de-Luz trip itinerary maker tool.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz is just a short distance from Hendaye. In July, daily temperatures in Saint-Jean-de-Luz can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Urrugne.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Musee du Gateau Basque, Socoa Beach
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Plage d'Erromardie ©
Plage d'Erromardie
Socoa Beach ©
Socoa Beach
Port de Saint-jean-de-Luz. ©
Port de Saint-jean-de-Luz.

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Urrugne

Urrugne ©
On the 25th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Les Grottes de Sare. Keep things going the next day: get outside with La Corniche Basque d'Urrugne and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Vincent.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Urrugne online travel route builder.

Urrugne is just a stone's throw from Saint-Jean-de-Luz. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ciboure.

Things to do in Urrugne

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Les Grottes de Sare
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La Corniche Basque d'Urrugne ©
La Corniche Basque d'Urrugne
Les Grottes de Sare ©
Les Grottes de Sare
Eglise Saint Vincent ©
Eglise Saint Vincent

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Ciboure

Ciboure ©
Ciboure is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.It lies across the river Nivelle from the harbour of Saint-Jean-de-Luz.Ciboure is, like its neighbour, a pretty town with many buildings of the traditional Basque style of Lapurdi. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Quai Maurice Ravel, then discover the deep blue sea with Atlantika 64, then make a trip to Fort de Socoa, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Digue de Socoa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ciboure online route planner.

Ciboure is very close to Urrugne. July in Ciboure sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll set off for Guethary on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Ciboure

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Fort de Socoa ©
Fort de Socoa

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Guethary

Guethary ©
Guéthary is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): have fun at Ona Pilota and then contemplate the long history of Le Moulin de Bassilour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Guethary trip simple and quick.

Guethary is very close to Ciboure. In July in Guethary, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bidart.

Things to do in Guethary

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bidart
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Le Moulin de Bassilour ©
Le Moulin de Bassilour
Ona Pilota ©
Ona Pilota

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Bidart

Bidart ©
On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Etienne, look for gifts at La Tartelette D'Espelette, then deepen your understanding at Syndicat du Piment d'Espelette, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Fructueux. On your second day here, play a few rounds at Golf Epherra and then look for gifts at Pains d'epice d'Ainhoa.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bidart trip itinerary maker tool.

Bidart is very close to Guethary. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bidart.

Things to do in Bidart

Outdoors Golf Trails

Side Trips

Espelette, Ainhoa, Golf Epherra, Eglise St Fructueux
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Eglise St Fructueux ©
Eglise St Fructueux
Syndicat du Piment d'Espelette ©
Syndicat du Piment d'Espelette
Eglise Saint Etienne ©
Eglise Saint Etienne

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Bidart

Bidart ©
On the 1st (Wed), stop by Chocolaterie Laia, then head outdoors with Arteka, and then relax in the rural setting at La Foret aux Lapins. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Sainte Madeleine, kick back and relax at Plage d'Erretegia, and then get your game on at Ttiki Leku.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bidart tour planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Anglet.

Things to do in Bidart

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Chocolaterie Laia, Ttiki Leku, Arteka, La Foret aux Lapins
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Chapelle Sainte Madeleine ©
Chapelle Sainte Madeleine
La Foret aux Lapins ©
La Foret aux Lapins
Chocolaterie Laia ©
Chocolaterie Laia

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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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to La Citadelle de Saint Jean Pied de Port, then get interesting insight from Tours, then look for gifts at L'Atelier du Piment, and finally take an in-depth tour of Villa Arnaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Corsaires Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Anglet trip itinerary planning site.

Anglet is just a short distance from Bidart. In August, daytime highs in Anglet are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Bayonne.

Things to do in Anglet

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Villa Arnaga, L'Atelier du Piment, La Citadelle de Saint Jean Pied de Port, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Corsaires Beach ©
Corsaires Beach
L'Atelier du Piment ©
L'Atelier du Piment

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Bayonne

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 5th (Sun): make a trip to Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, see the interesting displays at Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat, then experience rural life at Ferme d'Agerria, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Basque Museum (Musee Basque), then admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Saint-Andre, and then look for gifts at L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bayonne travel tool.

Bayonne is just a stone's throw from Anglet. August in Bayonne sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to La Teste-de-Buch.

Things to do in Bayonne

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue, Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat
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Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits ©
Grottes d'Oxocelhaya et d'Isturits
Ferme d'Agerria ©
Ferme d'Agerria
Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne

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La Teste-de-Buch

La Teste-de-Buch
La Teste-de-Buch is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.It is located on the south shore of Arcachon Bay, lying in the southwestern part of Gironde.It is the largest of four communes that comprise the (COBAS), a small metropolitan area of 54,204 population (1999 census). Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at La Grande Dune du Pilat. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Promenade Fleurie.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read La Teste-de-Buch day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bayonne to La Teste-de-Buch takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in La Teste-de-Buch sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Arcachon.

Things to do in La Teste-de-Buch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Grande Dune du Pilat, Promenade Fleurie
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Promenade Fleurie ©
Promenade Fleurie

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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 9th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Jetée Thiers, tour the water at your own pace with Les Pinasses du Bassin d'Arcachon Tours, then steep yourself in history at La ville d'Hiver, and finally make a trip to Observatoire Sainte-Cecile. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Bisc'aventure, then stroll around Parc Mauresque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Passes.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Arcachon road trip planning app.

Arcachon is just a short distance from La Teste-de-Buch. In August in Arcachon, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Le Teich.

Things to do in Arcachon

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trip

Bisc'aventure
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Bisc'aventure ©
Bisc'aventure
La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver
Observatoire Sainte-Cecile ©
Observatoire Sainte-Cecile

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Le Teich

Le Teich ©
On the 11th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Port de Biganos, look for all kinds of wild species at Réserve Ornithologique du Teich, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Jardin des Papillons. On the next day, get your game on at Top Gun Evasion, then make a splash at AquaPark 33, then don't miss a visit to Jetee d'Andernos les Bains, and finally admire the natural beauty at La Serre o Delices.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Teich online trip itinerary maker.

Le Teich is very close to Arcachon. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gujan-Mestras.

Things to do in Le Teich

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Biganos, AquaPark 33, Jetee d'Andernos les Bains
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Réserve Ornithologique du Teich ©
Réserve Ornithologique du Teich
Jetee d'Andernos les Bains ©
Jetee d'Andernos les Bains
La Serre o Delices ©
La Serre o Delices

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Gujan-Mestras

Gujan-Mestras ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Algerian villa and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Eloi. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Maison de l’Huitre and then trot along with Cabriol'Ane.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gujan-Mestras itinerary planner.

Gujan-Mestras is just a stone's throw from Le Teich. In August, daytime highs in Gujan-Mestras are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Gujan-Mestras

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Chapel of the Algerian villa, Eglise St Eloi
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Maison de l’Huitre ©
Maison de l’Huitre
Chapel of the Algerian villa ©
Chapel of the Algerian villa
Cabriol'Ane ©
Cabriol'Ane

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces), don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, then make a trip to Place Parlement, then take in the views from Pont de Pierre, and finally make a trip to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip builder app.

Take a train from Gujan-Mestras to Bordeaux in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vezac.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror
Place Parlement ©
Place Parlement

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Vezac

Vezac ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Beynac and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vezac trip planner.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Vezac in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Vezac

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Beynac, Chateau de Castelnaud
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Chateau de Castelnaud ©
Chateau de Castelnaud
Chateau de Beynac ©
Chateau de Beynac

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the La Rochelle trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Vezac to La Rochelle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. While traveling from Vezac, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in La Rochelle, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Nature
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Vieux Port
Vieux Port

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Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Chasseneuil-du-Poitou ©
On the 18th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Futuroscope.

Plan trip to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from La Rochelle to Chasseneuil-du-Poitou by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

Theme Parks
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Futuroscope ©
Futuroscope