11 days in Paris, Lourdes & Bordeaux Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Lourdes & Bordeaux Itinerary

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1
Paris
— 2 nights
2
Lourdes
— 4 nights
3
Bordeaux
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Paris, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: high temperatures in Paris hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lourdes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

4
nights
Lourdes

Lourdes ©
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Head to Banaka and Didamfor plenty of shopping. Visit Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception and Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lourdes: Villa Arnaga (in Cambo les Bains), Plage d'Hendaye (in Hendaye) and Pic Du Midi (in La Mongie). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Le Via Crucis/ Way of the Cross/ Chemin de Croix, admire the landmark architecture of Mairie de Lourdes, explore the world behind art at Chateau Fort of Lourdes, and take an in-depth tour of Le Petit Lourdes.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lourdes journey planner.

You can fly from Paris to Lourdes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Lourdes

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Cambo les Bains, Plage d'Hendaye, Pic Du Midi, Didam
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Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes ©
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes
Villa Arnaga ©
Villa Arnaga
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, then make a trip to Place de la Bourse, and then wander the streets of Promenade Sainte Catherine. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Tour Pey-Berland, then look for gifts at LivroZenfan, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau Paloumey.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bordeaux itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lourdes to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chateau Paloumey
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Chateau Paloumey ©
Chateau Paloumey
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

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