18 days in Poitiers & Southampton Itinerary

18 days in Poitiers & Southampton Itinerary

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Poitiers, France
— 5 nights
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Southampton, United Kingdom
— 12 nights
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Poitiers, France

Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France. Get out of town with these interesting Poitiers side-trips: Chedigny - Jardin Remarquable (in Chedigny), Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses) and Chateau de Chenonceau (in Chenonceaux). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Futuroscope, admire the striking features of Hotel Fume, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Radegonde, and stroll around Parc floral de la Roseraie.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Poitiers trip builder app.

La Rochelle to Poitiers is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. August in Poitiers sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Southampton.

Things to do in Poitiers

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Southampton, United Kingdom

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Explore Southampton's surroundings by going to Powder Cashmere (in Stow-on-the-Wold), Bath (St. Michael with St. Paul, The Roman Baths, &more) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Chastleton House and Garden). There's lots more to do: take a tour of Steamship Shieldhall, learn about all things military at Solent Sky Museum, contemplate the long history of Chavenage House, and admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Southampton online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Poitiers to Southampton takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Poitiers to Southampton due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Poitiers in August: highs in Southampton hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Southampton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips