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Discover the Marvellous Southern France - Bordeaux

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About

Bordeaux, located in southwestern France along the Garonne River, is renowned as the world's wine capital. This historic city boasts elegant architecture, vibrant cultural scenes, and picturesque vineyards. Bordeaux is celebrated for its prestigious wine estates, UNESCO-listed historic center, and diverse gastronomy, making it a destination rich in history, charm, and culinary delights.

Itinerary

Day 1

Set Foot in Bordeaux

  • Stay Included

Reach the extraordinary city of Bordeaux and pick up a rental car to navigate towards your accommodation during vacation, i.e., Best Western Grand Hotel Francais. Relax here, and step out of the hotel to explore the nearby pristine landmarks of Bordeaux. 

Day 2

Better know about the city

  • Breakfast

Discover Bordeaux's rich history, culture, gastronomy, art, and architecture. Begin at Place de la Bourse, explore Bordeaux Cathedral, and stroll along the scenic Garonne River. Visit La Cite du Vin for an immersive wine experience.

Day 3

Discovering the Eminent Wine Regions of Bordeaux

  • Breakfast

Venture outside Bordeaux to explore renowned wine regions like St. Emilion and Pomerol on the Right Bank and Medoc on the Left Bank. Discover the 1855 Classified Bordeaux wines and regions like Sauternes and Cognac. Alternatively, visit the Bay of Arcachon for scenic landscapes, oyster farms, sandy beaches, and the tallest dune in Europe, Dune du Pilat, offering panoramic views of the bay.

Day 4

Turn your Route to Lourdes

  • Stay Included

Depart Bordeaux and head south towards Lourdes. Consider exploring French Basque cities like Bayonne, St. Jean de Luz, and Biarritz en route. These charming cities border Spain and the Pyrenees, offering rich history and unique culture. Arrive in Lourdes and spend the next two days exploring this fascinating city.

Day 5

Exploring the Landmarks of Lourdes

  • Breakfast

Explore Lourdes and its religious history at The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes. Visit the Massabielle grotto, fountains, and baths, where pilgrims experience the healing waters. Further, enlighten your evening by partaking in the candlelight procession and multi-language Mass. Optionally, make your way to Pic de Jer or visit Pic du Midi for breathtaking views of the Pyrenees.

Day 6

Hop into Carcassonne

  • Stay Included

Depart Lourdes for the medieval city of Carcassonne. En route, pause in Toulouse, France's fourth-largest city. Enjoy lunch, admire the city's cathedrals, or explore its diverse art museums.

Reach Carcassonne and check in to the Best Western Hotel Le Donjon, where you will be staying during the city's exploration.

Day 7

Strolling Through the Classic Carcassonne

  • Breakfast

In Carcassonne, discover France's renowned medieval walled city. Admire its imposing castle, ramparts, Cathedral, Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, and La Porte Narbonnaise, the main gateway to the Cité. In the afternoon, journey further south to Perpignan, just 1.5 hours from Carcassonne. Explore its medieval palaces, winding streets, and vibrant squares along the Mediterranean coast.

Day 8

Head toward Montpellier

  • Stay Included

On the way to Montpellier, consider a stop in Narbonne, a hidden gem abundant in history, Roman architecture, and scenic promenades along the Canal du Robine.

Day 9

Closely Wonder the Magic of Montpellier

  • Breakfast

Montpellier, a blend of tradition and modernity, lies just 10km from the Mediterranean coast. This vibrant University City offers diverse attractions. Begin at the central square, Place de la Comédie, which is perfect for shopping and people-watching. Navigate the city with ease using the tram system designed by Christian Lacroix. Explore the Place Royale du Peyrou or venture to the nearby Mediterranean beaches for a fantastic seaside experience.

Day 10

Take Off from the City

  • Breakfast

As you reach the end of the incredible journey, have breakfast at the Grand Hotel Du Midi, and make your way to your home. 

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  • Stay Included
  • Breakfast as per Itinerary
  • Discover Bordeaux's rich history, culture, gastronomy, art, and architecture
  • Wander around the prominent Bordeaux's Wine Regions
  • Exploring the Landmarks of Lourdes, including The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes and several others
  • Wandering the major landmarks of the city, such as Cathedral, Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, and La Porte Narbonnaise
  • Check out the landmarks of Montpellier

Hotels

Day 1-2-3

Bordeaux

Best Western Grand Hotel Francais

Day 4-5

Lourdes

Hôtel Panorama

Day 6-7

Carcassonne

Best Western Hotel Le Donjon

Day 8-9

Montpellier

Grand Hotel Du Midi

  • Rental Car Facility with automatic transmission: 09 Days
  • Accommodation at "Best Western Grand Hotel Francais": 3 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Hôtel Panorama": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Best Western Hotel Le Donjon": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Grand Hotel Du Midi": 2 Nights
  • Discover Bordeaux's rich history
  • Discover the Wine Regions of Bordeaux
  • Explore the Landmarks of Lourdes
  • Exploring Carcassonne
  • Exploring Montpellier
  • Breakfast: 09
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Round-Trip)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable)
  • Items having Personal Nature
  • Additional Activities
  • Additional/Personal Expenses

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$1600 $1920

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Bordeaux, Lourdes, Carcassonne & More

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Bordeaux Package for 9 nights and 10 days : Frequently asked questions

To closely check out all the major landmarks of the city, and go with an itinerary of at least 7-10 days.

The average price of the package varies from $1300-$1500. However, you can further enquire about your package price by connecting with the Trekhops support team.

No. To have travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance.

Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation package as per their preferences or interests.

This city of France is perfect to be explored in the months of May-October. Encountering favorable weather, you can check out the attractions of this place during these months.

Pont de Pierre, Grand Théâtre, The Musée d'Aquitaine, The Place des Quinconces, The Pey-Berland Tower and the Saint-Andre Cathedral are some of the perfect attractions to be checked in Bordeaux.