Tour the city centre of Bordeaux, UNESCO world heritage listed
Contemplate the architectural jewels of the old town: the neoclassical Grand Theatre, the Big Bell and the Cailhau Gate from the Middle Ages, the Gothic Basilica of Saint-Michel, the 18th century Stock Exchange Palace with its water mirror added in 2006...
Discover the region through its beaches!
Barely an hour drive away, and you're completely out of the city. Whether you are more attracted by the calm of the Bay of Arcachon and its fishing villages or by the effervescence of the Atlantic Ocean and its numerous surfing spots, the landscapes offered on the coast can only delight you. Treat yourself to a real breath of fresh air!
Strolling in the wine-growing area
Bordeaux and its surroundings are bound to attract wine lovers. Start with a tour of the Cité du Vin, a unique cultural venue in the heart of Bordeaux, and get acquainted with the sweet nectar. To get drunk on discoveries, you will have to take the wine route, a nice walk through the wine landscape, and stop at the cellars and "chateaux" for a wine tasting. A visit to the charming village of Saint-Emilion is a must!
Treat yourself to real gastonomic discoveries
Gastronomic restaurants are plentiful in Bordeaux, a flagship destination for gourmets and gourmands. Don't hesitate to wander further from the city to enjoy a sumptuous decor. Some châteaux and cellars offer tables with a view of the countryside or the vineyards. Boarding a flight to Bordeaux is already succumbing to its flavours.
Landing at the gates of a region with a thousand facets
The South-West of France will surely make your head spin with the multitude of tourist proposals on offer: escape to the prehistoric caves and medieval castles of the Périgord, to a green and wild excursion in the heart of the Basque Country and discovery of the town of Biarritz, a surfing paradise, to a sporting stroll in the mountains of the Pyrenees...