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Highlights in Bordeaux
- Great base for daily outings
- Excellent wine and gourmet experience
- The greatest reflection ever designed
- Centuries of history
- Green and sustainable hub
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is a sprawling city with so much on offer. From bohemian chic to historical, the surroundings and neighbourhoods provide a great range of accommodations adapted to your needs. For a multicultural flavour, Saint Michel is a historic district with an excellent food market with Latin and North African influences. The elegant district of the Golden Triangle it’s an area with luxury shops and rentals that will make you feel like royalty. Lac is the perfect zone for a quieter retreat and rustic lodging just a short tram ride away from the bustling city. It offers lots of boating and woodland activities. If you are looking to be in the centre of the wine trade, then, look no further! Chartrons is the ideal location with a cool and creative atmosphere and the perfect spot for art lovers. Find the right district for you!Experience heterogeneous types of accommodation
Decide from a wide range of holiday rentals in the heart of the city with views on the river, stylish and modern kitchens, spacious living rooms and common areas for families and group gatherings. Enjoy your morning coffee admiring the views from the balcony or have a glass of local wine and a romantic dinner for two at the veranda. Classic and freestone facades in harmony with exquisite and luxurious interiors. Warm colours, neoclassical designs, refined decorations and upscale amenities. Every little detail counts to make of your stay, a memory for years to come.
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The area and getting around
Bordeaux is a city of vibrant and distinguished districts. Sitting in the old town, the cosmopolitan Saint-Michel neighbourhood will be a paradise for foodies. The eco-friendly right bank has refined its flavour with a sustainable development project and lots of street arts. The reemergent Bassin à Flot is a great area for art lovers and Les Tontons, a great trendy place for a nibble. Trendy is the word that defines Saint Pierre best with its Bonendroi brand new concept store. And what’s a city without a bit of luxury? Les Grands Hommes boasts luxury at every corner including an exquisite cheese tasting at Jean d’Alos. Stroll around and experience the French savoir-faire.Discover the best towns and villages
While in Bordeaux, you can spend a day out exploring the loveliest seaside town of Arcachon, just 55km south-west of the city or Blaye, the citadel on the banks of the Gironde estuary. Located to the south of the Lac d’Hourtin, Carcans is where you can enjoy great family days out. The last battle of the Hundred Years took place in Castillon-la-bataille, East Bordeaux. Immerse yourself into this historic town and make your way down the roads lined with flags and coats of arms. For a fun day out at the best surfing beach, head to Lacanau, which is also home to 3 golf courses in an incomparable setting close to the lake and the sea.
Travellers and activities
It goes without saying that Bordeaux is like Mecca for wine lovers. The aromatic, excellent and superb red wines from the region will also draw you in for sure. Wine enthusiasts will feel like in paradise. It is a must to go and visit La Cité du Vin, an interactive wine museum that will engage your senses. Finish the visit with a panoramic view from the top floor and an aromatic wine tasting that will raise your tastebuds! Visit the city and worship at some of the world’s best wines!Bordeaux for gastronomy lovers
An area rich in wines is always paired to its gastronomy. Taste Bordeaux. Discover the French gastronomy of the region in a different way. Choose a gourmet outing for yourself or a group to awake your taste buds. Broaden your culinary skills and discover new flavours booking a new experience with baking workshops, vegan and gastronomic cuisine with Kweezine. For an intense experience, join the chefs Marie-Laure Lurton or Gaëlle Bonoite-Pilloire at their table and let them share their passion, teaching you how to match certain wines and foods. But that’s not all! What about joining some locals and have a relaxed and friendly evening at their home?
Bordeaux is where the world’s main festival takes place as well as the annual Vinexpo.
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Across from Place de la Bourse, there is a truly magical reflecting pool inspired by the flooded sight of San Marco Square in Venice. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Miroir d’Eau is the perfect-picture spot and lovers favourite meeting place. Put your feet in it, let the children run and splash or just sit and enjoy the visual rhythmic effects of 3 minutes of fog, 3 minutes of mirror and 10 minutes of pool. Local and tourists alike like to cool off on hot summer days while enjoying salsa dancing on either side.2. Shop ‘til you drop!
Can you think of a 1.2 kilometer long shopping street? This is a reality in Bordeaux! Rues Saint Catherine is the longest pedestrian shopping street in Europe since 1984 with over 250 shops, cafes and restaurants. Along the way, you can also see the covered shopping arcade Galerie Bordelaise and another point of interest, the busy Place Saint Projet square.3. Get on a Retro tour!
Discover the unique and most romantic tour through the vineyards, under the Bordeaux sun. Nothing can beat the feeling of arriving to a superb domain riding a side-car and finish with a unique wine tasting in that magical atmosphere. Visit also, the historical landmarks and cultural sites with this tailored guided tour that will take you to the least-known streets while discovering a few anecdotes.4. Marvel at centuries of history
Heritage and culture cannot be separated from the city, once nicknamed “Sleeping Beauty” for its black polluted walls. The city is now more awake than ever. Historic monuments to tell us about its past, plenty of art galleries to browse and enchanting public parks that always captivate the soul of visitors. Do not miss the chance of seeing the main monuments such as Place de la Bourse, Saint-André cathedral, Pey-Berland and Château de la Brède.5. Experience the alternative ecosystem
Nested in 20.000 m2 of former military barracks, this vibrant neighbourhood on the right bank is bubbling with activities as it is a green economy hub. The Magasin Général is the largest organic restaurant in France where to sip a Darwin beer and enjoy the best organic produce in a charming vintage, chic style decor. Not far from there you can see The Hangar, a great skating place and skatepark completely made out of recycled materials, which you can use paying a little fee of 5€. And if you stroll around the streets you will enjoy a truly open-air gallery! Every wall is covered in designs, graffitis and colourful pictures. There are things to be discovered by just raising your head!