Bordeaux owes its fame to its world famous wines.
And entering the city, you will be charmed by its river. Its port, the Port of the Moon, has welcomed all the fleets of the world since ancient times. Here, you will find the source of international trade expansions and improvements which took place during the 18th century such as the Place Royale (now Place de la Bourse), the great theatre, or the Allée de Tourny. The urban and architectural quality of which includes them amongst the most interesting locations in Europe.
Each district is a testament to its history: Saint-Pierre situated in the same location as the Gallic-Roman port of Burdigala, Saint-Michel and its Gothic spire, Saint-Eloi crosses the picturesque streets, the district of the Hôtel de Ville where you will find the Cathedral of Saint-André and the Rohan Palace.
In Bordeaux, the senses of pleasure and the senses of intellect are to be combined. With its greenery and mild climate, Bordeaux is enjoyed for its quality of life, punctuated with gastronomic pleasures and night parties. Since 28th June 2007, Bordeaux has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site and is listed as exceptional urban ensemble.
In the surrounding area, you can also discover: the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Arcachon, Perigord and its prehistoric remains, Gascony and the Basque region, as well as the Landes forest and the Pyrenees ...
Three hours, three days or three weeks, it all depends on your tastes, desires, budget and availability.