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Villas in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is an important port city in southwest France. A lively city with plenty of eateries and interesting places to visit, so it is important you choose where to stay according to your preferences. For central locations people choose the historic center of Saint Pierre and Saint Paul. But, those looking for a villa, Jardin Public and Saint Seurin are quieter and green residential areas where to find this kind of accommodation. Families with children will love the Saint Agustin or Bordeaux Lac with its beautiful parks and the lake.French refinement and distinctive elegance
Holidaymakers love the villas in Bordeaux as they are the perfect home away from home for families and children. Celebrate your anniversary or enjoy the fascinating winemaking heritage with a group of friends. Find cozy and spacious rentals for 4 people with traditional French architecture and modern chic interiors. Colors, shapes and upholstery adapted to every style. Beautiful outdoor areas-patios, terraces or gardens-some of them with swimming pool, making them ideal for renting around summer time.
Travelers and activities
Bordeaux is a great city for shopping. Wander the streets and find the greatest designers and fashion boutiques in the prestigious Gold Triangle where the architectural gems of the city are. Once there you will never want to leave! Art and antique lovers can browse Carré d’artistes and Passage Saint-Michel to find unique art pieces and fabulous antiques. After shopping, go and sample the local specialty - cannelé Baillardran or some delicious cassoulet, truffles, caviar and foie-gras.Bordeaux for wine lovers
Oenology is an art in itself, a culture, a legacy. Winemakers, oenologists and wine lovers will appreciate the offer around this unique and flavoured wine from one of the biggest wine producers regions in France. Majestic flavors and unique aromas in their excellent whites and refreshing red wines with varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Enjoy a wine tasting, a guided tour or sample a glass and a bit of delicious cheese at your favorite eatery. Cheers!
As a great wine producer, Bordeaux sells the biggest volume of the most expensive wines worldwide.
Top 7 travel tips in Bordeaux
The Water Mirror is located in the popular Place de la Bourse. This is an iconic symbol in Bordeaux and one of the landmarks that puts the city in the bucket list of many travelers. The largest water mirror in the world is one of the most photographed places as well. Go at sunset and marvel at the magic of shades and colors during the golden hour. Remember your camera!!2. Fall in love with history and culture
Bordeaux offers lots of culture and a great historical heritage for those looking for cultural, artistic and great attractions. Excellent landmarks known around the world such as the imposing cathedral, Place de la Bourse and 18th-19th century mansions. Those who stay in the center of town will enjoy great history just outside their doorstep. If you are a bit further out, a short ride on the tram will take you straight into the heart of the city to enjoy its cultural gems.3. Take a cathedral guided tour
The Gothic cathedral of Saint-André is a truly wonder of architecture. To find out about every interesting detail, book a guided tour so you do not miss a thing! The facade will impress you as soon as you see it.4. Spend a day at the beach
The beach at Bordeaux Lac is a great quality and prestigious area. Spending a day with the family is a great option for sunny days. Further out, in the outskirts you can find fine sandy beaches easily reached by car or public transport. We recommend you Arcachon Bay where the sandy beaches and coves are a great spot to put your towel and spend a fabulous day basking in the sun, swimming and practising water sports.5. Go for a wine tasting
As a wine area, it is a must to try its fabulous and well-known wines. Reds and whites wash down the best cheese and meals in every meal. Take a guided tour, learn about the wine tradition and enjoy a lovely glass of your favorite wine. Fresh and fruity rosés for your appetizers, dry whites to pair with the best fish and intense reds to enjoy with fabulous meat dishes. Great varieties and stunning flavors that will raise your taste buds.6. Stroll around the Quaix de Bordeaux
Take a pleasant walk along one of the most beautiful and manicured waterfronts. The left bank of the Garonne is a stunning area to walk and admire the neoclassical facades of the buildings along the wide promenade. Imbue your walk and your bike rides in these fine surroundings. Take a rest under a tree or sit down at the many benches along the lawns. Enjoy this lovely atmosphere and take in the essence of this French town.7. Enjoy a great performance
The Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux is the masterpiece of the architect Victor Luis. Built in 1780, with stunning decorations and statues of muses and goddesses, the theater is a building to be seen and felt. Feel the emotion, the sound and the thriving of attending a great performance by the Bordeaux National Opera. This is an unforgettable experience that can only be felt in person.