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Destination of the month

Welcome to Bordeaux

Bordeaux is an elegant gateway to the region's world class vineyards but also an excellent city break destination in its own right.

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Things to do here

World class wine region aside, Bordeaux is also a port city on the river Garonne, and the centre of a famed regional cuisine. The city’s Gothic Cathédrale St-André is a must see for any visitor and the city's cultural treasures are housed in the 18th and 19th century mansions that once were homes for the city’s mercantile elite. Public gardens line the city’s river quays and the very grand Place de la Bourse, originally built as a royal square, has the famous Three Graces fountain at its centre.

To Eat

  1. At La Tupina - its the food of the region that's front and centre including Bordelaise eel.
  2. Creativity is the mantra at L’Appart - new takes on classic dishes. Popular with locals and visitors alike.

To Stay

  1. La Maison Bordeaux is an 18th-century Château in the middle of the city.
  2. Ideal as a base for getting around by foot, La Maison du Lierre is only a 10 minute walk from the Grand Theatre.

Miroir d’Eau Outdoor Fun

A Bordeaux icon at the Palais-de-la-Bourse. Beloved by everyone on very hot days. 

Le Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux Culture

Considered to be one of the most beautiful 18th century concert halls in France - if not the world.

Hop on a bike Outdoor Fun

Bordeaux has 200km of cycle paths and has been voted the fourth most bicycle friendly city in the world. 

Take a wine tour Tour

Bordeaux is at the heart of the finest wine producing region in the world and for centuries its port has exported its famous wine to the rest of the world.