Things to see and do - Bordeaux
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Bordeaux Travel guide
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With one of the largest protected townscapes in France (a Unesco World Heritage site), Bordeaux has been transformed by urban restoration projects. With the opening of its tramway network, the regeneration of its left-bank quaysides giving onto the River Garonne, and the development of the right-bank district with it abundant green spaces, this wine capital that is so justifiably proud of its history is very much focused on the future.
Tourist attractions Bordeaux : Things to see and do
20 cours Pasteur F - 33000 Bordeaux
Housed in the faculty of literature and science's old building, this museum traces mankind's history in Aquitaine from prehistory to the present day through extensive collections displayed over two floors. The section devoted to Bordeaux's Golden Age..
pl. de la Comédie F - 33025 Bordeaux
Built from 1773 to 1780 by architect Victor Louis in pure neo-Classical style, this is one of the most beautiful theatres in France. The refined interior staircase inspired Garnier for his Opéra de Paris. The auditorium is made up of pillars, ramps, ..
pl. de la Bourse F - 33000 Bordeaux
This pretty horseshoe-shaped square was built from 1730 to 1755, based on the layouts of architects Gabriel father and son. It is hemmed in by two typical buildings with columns on the upper levels bearing triangular pediments: to the north the Palai..
37 cours du Maréchal Juin F - 33000 BORDEAUX
In the heart of the city, across from the tram station, and a short walk from the historic center and the Mériadeck business quarter, our comfortable and modern rooms are designed to accommodate 1, 2 or 3 people. Take advantage of the 24-hour recepti..
4, rue Martignac F - 33000 Bordeaux
Set in an 18th-century building located in the heart of Bordeaux next to Cours de l’Intendance and Bordeaux Grand Theatre, Best Western Bordeaux "Bayonne" features air conditioned rooms with a refined décor as well as a fitness centre. The..
6, 8 rue Porte Dijeaux F - 33000 Bordeaux
Prix Prices from : 77 €
Hotel de la Presse is located in Bordeaux city centre, beside Rue Sainte-Catherine, and less than a 5-minute walk from the Grand Théâtre and Quinconces. It offers free Wi-Fi access. Each air-conditioned room has a simple décor. They are equipped wit..
Leisure activities Bordeaux
Spend a leisurely day exploring the splendid terroir of Pessac-Leognan, birthplace of the Bordeaux vineyards. You'll sample the prestigious wines of the Graves region and tour the chateau of the famous philosopher and winegrower Baron Charles de Mont..
Every Wednesday, three chateaux take turns to open to the public to show off their prestigious Medoc wines. If you've ever enjoyed a glass of red, you won't want to miss the chance to sample the best of the best! Highlights Day trip (destina..
Prices from : 115 €
Food and wine are a huge part of life in France and the area of Bordeaux is no exception. In fact, wine tasting in Bordeaux, one of the premier wine regions of France, is a truly wonderful experience and one of the most memorable of your time in this..
17 quai Louis-XVIII F - 33000 Bordeaux
A bistro with an elegant, contemporary design and a large bar where you can perch and have lunch on the go. This is the new place of chef Pierre Bertranet, a newcomer to Bordeaux. His cuisine allies tradition and modern touches, highlights good ingre..
245 r. de Turenne F - 33000 Bordeaux
Cosy conviviality awaits in this modern inn, serving thoroughly tasty fare. Delicious dishes include: hake roasted with Jerusalem artichokes and turnip puree; and wonderful lemon cheesecake.
15 r. Albert-Pitres F - 33000 Bordeaux
In this restaurant not far from the Chartrons quarter, burgundy tablecloths and wine racks help create a decor with a distinctly local feel. Everything is homemade and the generous, tasty dishes are all about bringing out the best of the ingredients...
77 r. du Palais-Gallien F - 33000 Bordeaux
Chef Philippe Lagraula moved just a hop, skip and a jump from Dax to Bordeaux, and you won't catch anyone in Bordeaux complaining about his arrival! He is now to be found in this bistro, where both decor and dishes are resolutely contemporary: braise..
42 allées de Tourny F - 33000 Bordeaux
An aptly named place! There are plenty of tempting treats to indulge in on the menu comprised of bistro dishes, such as Christian Parra's famous boudin noir and yellow tuna steak with puréed carrots. The menu changes every day, giving you the perfect..
10 pl. de la Bourse F - 33000 Bordeaux
The reasonably priced Bistrot du Gabriel offers diners delights such as: beef tartare, smoked salmon, grilled sea bass and entrecôte steak. The dessert trolley is mouthwatering.