Bordeaux Travel Tips
Practice your best santé - you'll be raising your glass a lot in Bordeaux, home to one of France's seven key wine regions and known for its award-winning big reds. Tour the chateaux, imbibe the world-class wines and indulge in the regional cuisine, but remember that Bordeaux offers much more.
The city has excellent museums, lively nightlife and beaches close by. Wide avenues, neoclassical architecture and well-tended parks all give the city a certain 18th-century grandeur.
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It’s impossible to mention the name Bordeaux without thoughts of ruby red wine, so charge your glass and drink deep of the region's many charms. This lovely city on the lower Atlantic coast is a ...
The 1,000 square-kilometers (62 square-miles) surrounding Bordeaux is one mighty big vineyard, divided into 60 appellations with 8,500 wine growing producers called chateaux. It's mind-blowing ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, June 2011
The city of Bordeaux is inevitably associated with vineyards and fine wine, so it's no surprise that the winning design of the Wine Culture and Tourism Center evokes the image of a wine tasting ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
In a country such as France , where the cultural history is so rich, it’s easy to forget that art is still being made. There are artists working right now, today, as I write, and as you read this. ...
Written by Christine, USA, March 2013
Bordeaux is of course well known for its wine, but what goes better with a good wine than delicious food? The next time you’re in France, check out Bordeaux’s food scene and try some of these famous ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
Wine, wine everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Because you’re soaking in it. Yes, some wonderfully innovative types in Bordeaux , surrounded by some of the world’s best wine producing country, ...
Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
Mention Bordeaux to anyone, and their first thought is wine.
Written by Christine, USA, February 2013
Saint-Émilion, about 20 miles north of Bordeaux, is where people
actually go when they say they’re going wine tasting in Bordeaux. And
it’s where you should go, too, the next time you go to ...
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