14 days in France & Spain Itinerary

14 days in France & Spain Itinerary

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1
La Rochelle, France
— 2 nights
2
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
3
Biarritz, France
— 3 nights
4
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
5
Bilbao, Spain
— 3 nights
6
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 1 night
7
Vigo, Spain
— 1 night

2
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La Rochelle, France

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 8th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port, stop by Le Comptoir Charentais, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, and finally make a trip to Towers of La Rochelle. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde), don't miss a visit to Hotel de la Bourse, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Le Bunker de La Rochelle, and finally browse the exhibits of Association Hermione-La Fayette.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our La Rochelle planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to La Rochelle is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in La Rochelle

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Association Hermione-La Fayette
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Association Hermione-La Fayette ©
Association Hermione-La Fayette
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Vieux Port
Vieux Port

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Bordeaux, France

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.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux, get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, thenmake a trip to The Water Mirror, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Observatoire Sainte-Cecile and then explore the striking landscape at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux holiday builder site.

Getting from La Rochelle to Bordeaux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, La Grande Dune du Pilat
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La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

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Biarritz, France

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 12th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz, thenget great views at Rocher de la Vierge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Miramar, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Plage de la Milady, kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, thenexamine the collection at Planete Musee du Chocolat Biarritz, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa Arnaga.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Biarritz travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Biarritz can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Arnaga
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Aquarium de Biarritz ©
Aquarium de Biarritz
Villa Arnaga ©
Villa Arnaga
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenwander the streets of Parte Vieja, thenmake a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Monte Urgull, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de la Mota, get your game on at Let's get Basque!, make a trip to Peine del Viento, thentake in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, and finally stop by INKA&CO.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to San Sebastian - Donostia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in San Sebastian - Donostia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Tours Nature
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take a stroll through Casco Viejo and then take in the dramatic natural features at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, admire the striking features of La Salve Bridge, don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, experience the excitement of La Ribera Market, thentake a stroll around Azkuna Zentroa, and finally stop by Paragueria Leoz.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bilbao trip builder.

You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bilbao are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in Bilbao

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe ©
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Palacio de Raxoi, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico, thenstroll around Parque de la Alameda, thendon't miss a visit to Botafumeiro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santiago de Compostela holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bilbao in September: highs in Santiago de Compostela hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vigo.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Historic Sites Parks
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Botafumeiro ©
Botafumeiro
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico

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Vigo, Spain

Vigo ©
Vigo is a city and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, north-west Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at A Fontaina Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Islas Cies.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vigo trip tool.

Getting from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vigo

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Islas Cies ©
Islas Cies

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