Who has not dreamed of a trip to Bordeaux, France? Located in the southwest of Napoleon Bonaparte's country, Bordeaux is a gastronomic and cultural destination full of colour and flavour. Indeed, this amazing city, full of tourist attractions worth visiting, is sure to give you your money's worth.
The Beaches of Bordeaux
Overlooking the Atlantic coast, the Bordeaux region is full of wonders and breathtaking landscapes. Among the most beautiful beaches in Bordeaux are Montalivet, known for its surfing and naturist beach, and that of the Dune du Pyla, which offers a unique landscape on the dune of the same name.
In fact, Bordeaux has no shortage of beaches, since they are found all along the Atlantic coast. If you plan a trip to Bordeaux, the best idea is to criss-cross it by car, from one end to the other. You will not regret it!
The Water Mirror and the Place de la Bourse
From a cultural and architectural perspective, there are several monuments worth visiting in this French city. One need only think of the splendid Miroir d'eau (Water Mirror) to be convinced. Alternating between the dramatic effects of mirrors and fog, the work overlooks the Place de la Bourse and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. You will also want to visit the Place de la Bourse because of its rich history and its architectural magnificence.
Historic Saint-Pierre Neighbourhood
Right behind the Place de la Bourse is the Saint-Pierre neighbourhood, the historic heart of the city. There are beautiful alleyways where you will want to stop and take the time to drink a coffee or enjoy a delicious French pastry or crepe!
The Bordeaux Wine Route
It would be unthinkable to go to Bordeaux without tasting the wines made from the region's different grape varieties. We can discover these routes by boat, car, or bus. Certainly, no matter how you traverse them, you are sure to get value for money and your palate!
Indeed, to please all tastes, the Bordeaux Tourist Office offers no less than 60 different circuits. It goes without saying that you will find one that suits you.
Boat Trip on the Garonne River
For those who love river cruises, why not consider a mini-cruise on the Garonne River? You will be treated to beautiful landscapes, in addition to seeing the city from a different perspective. During your journey, you will also have the opportunity to linger along the facade of the Quais de Bordeaux, pass under the Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge, and visit the Gironde estuary, which offers spectacular views.
And these are just a few of the activities you will enjoy during your trip to Bordeaux. The area is so rich that, in most cases, one trip is not enough to discover it!