17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Reims, France
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Reims, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Tours, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Guethary, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Espinama, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Santillana del Mar, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
7
Cobreces, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Santander, Spain

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Reims, France

Reims
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Reims trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Paris-Orly Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In August, daytime highs in Reims are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 7th (Wed), you're off toTours.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Historic Sites Tours
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Tours, France

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Chateau de Villandry.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tours online itinerary builder .

Take a train from Reims to Tours in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Reims in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tours, with lows of 17°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Tours

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Villandry
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry

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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 8th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Prieure de Cayac.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bordeaux trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Tours to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
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Prieure de Cayac ©
Prieure de Cayac

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Guethary, France

Guethary ©
Guéthary is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. Family-friendly places like Plage des Alcyons and River Rafting & Tubing will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Guethary: Chocolaterie-Musee Puyodebat (in Cambo les Bains), Arteka (in Bidarray) and Les Grottes de Sare (in Sare). There's much more to do: stroll through Plage de Cenitz, have some family-friendly fun at Ttiki Leku, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and find something for the whole family at Aquazone Aquatic Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Guethary holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Guethary takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Guethary can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Espinama.

Things to do in Guethary

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ciboure, Sare, Espelette, Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle, Ttiki Leku
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Plage de Cenitz ©
Plage de Cenitz
Les Grottes de Sare ©
Les Grottes de Sare
Eglise Saint Etienne ©
Eglise Saint Etienne

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Espinama, Spain

Espinama ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): head outdoors with Cueva de La Peruyal and then get outside with Picos Xtreme. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Torre de Horcados Rojos and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Los Picos de Europa.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Espinama online trip planner .

You can drive from Guethary to Espinama in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santillana del Mar.

Things to do in Espinama

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Torre de Horcados Rojos, Cueva de La Peruyal, Parque Nacional de Los Picos de Europa
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Torre de Horcados Rojos ©
Torre de Horcados Rojos

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Santillana del Mar, Spain

Santillana del Mar ©
Santillana del Mar is a historic town situated in Cantabria, Spain. On the 16th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museo de Altamira, then take a stroll through Plaza Mayor de Ramon y Pelayo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Santillana del Mar trip maker tool .

Drive from Espinama to Santillana del Mar in 2 hours. August in Santillana del Mar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cobreces.

Things to do in Santillana del Mar

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Museo de Altamira ©
Museo de Altamira

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Cobreces, Spain

Cobreces ©
Cobreces is known for beaches and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Playa de Luana, make a trip to Cliff Bolao Cantabria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Pedro Ad Vincula, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abadia de Santa Maria de Viaceli.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cobreces vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Cobreces is just a short distance from Santillana del Mar. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Cobreces

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Iglesia de San Martin
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Abadia de Santa Maria de Viaceli ©
Abadia de Santa Maria de Viaceli
Playa de Luana ©
Playa de Luana
Cliff Bolao Cantabria ©
Cliff Bolao Cantabria

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