10 days in Toulouse & Bordeaux Itinerary

10 days in Toulouse & Bordeaux Itinerary

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Toulouse
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Bordeaux
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Toulouse

— 4 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cité de Carcassonne and Chateau et Remparts de la Cite de Carcassonne. Get out of town with these interesting Toulouse side-trips: Carcassonne Center (Eglise Saint-Nazaire, Chapelle des Dominicaines, &more) and Albi (Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile & Musee Toulouse-Lautrec). Fill the 12th (Tue) with science at Cite de l'espace. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, contemplate the long history of Church of Les Jacobins, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Toulouse attractions website.

September in Toulouse sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

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Bordeaux

— 4 nights

The Port of the Moon

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Water Mirror and Zoo de La Palmyre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich), Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes) and La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, savor the flavors at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, and don't miss a visit to Place du Parlement.

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Traveling by car from Toulouse to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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