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Trip Report

France w/BFF, Bourdeaux, Blois and Eurodisney.

On April 2019 we decided to make a road trip with my best friend through some cities in France.

by julianparraeAbout Me:Publicista con especial interés en temas de relacionamiento público y comunicación interna u organizacional. read more

France8 days / April 2019

Highs & Lows

Cities to discover in france

The weather at this time is a bit humid

Itinerary Overview

On April 2019 we decided to make a road trip with my best friend through some cities in France, our first stop was Bourdeaux on April 2nd, there we arrived at 6:00 p.m., as we were going on a tour, the bus left us at the Mercure Bordeaux Château Chartrons hotel which is one of the most iconic 4-stars hotel and favorably located in downtown Bordeaux, it has a spectacular Victorian façade and comfortable rooms. That same night we went out to visit the main attractions, such as Port Autonome de Bordeaux, the incredible Palais de la Bourse, the beautiful Porte Cailhau, the magnificent Port de Pierre of course and last but not least, the Port de Bourgogne, all these historical attractions are free to the public. I must add, that being a tourist in Bourdeaux at night was a totally different experience. After walking around all these monuments, we went to have a drink at the Ragazzi Da Peppone pizzeria.

On April 4rd we left for Blois, the capital of the Val de Loire. Since we arrived to this city, we wanted to visit it because its infrastructure made us fall in love. After all, its 'Renaissance’ type and the history around the different kings of France also made us jump off the bus and walk. In this tour, we found magnificent artworks, one of them is the iconic Gioconda of Leonardo da Vinci in the Denis Papin staircase by the Denis Papin street.

Finally, we arrived at Coupvray, in the east of Paris, to make one of our dreams come true: to visit Eurodisney or Disneyland Paris, as since we can remember one of our dreams was to visit thisiconic park. On April 6th we woke up very early and took the subway to the Paris - Lyon station  where we had to look for the RER A Gare de Marne- Vallée Chessy, this subway dropped us at 11:30 a.m there, this is the fastest and most effective way to reach the wonderful park, I strongly recommend you to buy your tickets for Disney in advance because depending on the season, tickets are very limited. Once inside, all is great, you feel entering into one of your childhood movies and fun-filled moments wherever you see.

PS: If you are staying in Paris it is suggested to  take the return subway at 7:30 p.m. to make the subway-transfer on time.

 

  • 2 Nights: Bourdeaux
  • 2 Nights: Blois
  • 4 Nights: Boulevard de Parc

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    ¿How long does it take the ground trip from Bourdeaux to Blois? A/ If you take the route N10 and A10 approximately 4 hours.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    Can Bourdeaux be reached by walking? Yes, tourist attractions are really close.

  • How was the food?

    ¿Where can I stay in Blois? I recommend these two hotels: Hotel Mercure Blois Centre and Novotel Blois Centre Val de Loire.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    For Eurodisney, is it better to pay the fee entrance for both parks or just one? Yes, I really recommend buying for both parks because you can easily tour them in one day.

  • Packing tips?

    What is the price of the RER to Eurodisney? 8,40 €