If you enjoy great wines, fine architecture and warm welcomes, Bordeaux has everything you could ask for. A lively French city, proud of its independence from Paris, it is definitely worth a look.
The central quarter, filled with shopping and green areas.
rue Cardinal Richaud
According to legend, Henry 1 of England died on 1 December 1135 from eating “a surfeits of Lampreys”. If like poor Henry, you are a fish lover to the extreme, Bordeaux can offer you some weird and wonderful fish specialities, which will have you gorging yourself in glee for hours on end.
Since the 8th century, Bordeaux has been at the centre of wine production, and today is arguably the most renowned wine producing region of the world. It would therefore be pure insanity to pass you night any other way than a boozy bar hop, sampling the best of Bordeaux locally produce.
With 350 building listed as historical monuments and three world heritage buildings, Bordeaux treasures some of France’s most prestigious monuments and architectural gems. Once settled in one of the most picturesque cities in France, what better way to get to know the town that to reach for the Kodak... Read more