12 days in France Itinerary

12 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
— 4 nights
2
Toulouse
— 2 nights
3
Soorts-Hossegor
— 4 nights
4
Bordeaux
— 1 night


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4
nights
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc ©
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is a capital of prehistoric and cultural tourism. Step out of the city life by going to Gorges de l'Ardeche and Le Pont d'Arc. Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Vallon-Pont-d'Arc's surroundings by going to Forteresse de Mornas (in Mornas) and Mt Ventoux (in Brantes). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Caverne du Pont-d'Arc, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Alain Bateaux, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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Geneva, Switzerland to Vallon-Pont-d'Arc is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Geneva in July, you will find days in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine, Forteresse de Mornas, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, Mt Ventoux
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Caverne du Pont-d'Arc ©
Caverne du Pont-d'Arc
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine ©
Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine

2
nights
Toulouse

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
On the 18th (Sat), engage your brain at Cite de l'espace and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin.

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Getting from Vallon-Pont-d'Arc to Toulouse by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Soorts-Hossegor.

Things to do in Toulouse

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

4
nights
Soorts-Hossegor

Soorts-Hossegor ©
Le Chateau des Enigmes and Ecomuseum Marquèze are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mimizan Plage. Change things up with these side-trips from Soorts-Hossegor: Promenade Fleurie (in Mimizan), Mauleon-Licharre (Château de Mauléon, Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain, &more) and Les Delices De Darrigade (in Soustons).

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Traveling by car from Toulouse to Soorts-Hossegor takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Toulouse in July: highs in Soorts-Hossegor hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Soorts-Hossegor

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mauleon-Licharre, Mimizan, Ecomuseum Marquèze, Les Delices De Darrigade, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Le Chateau des Enigmes ©
Le Chateau des Enigmes
Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain ©
Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, get outside with Libr'et'sens, thenidentify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature, and finally stroll around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau).

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Getting from Soorts-Hossegor to Bordeaux by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Soorts-Hossegor in July, expect nights in Bordeaux to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral