Popular Accommodations in Bordeaux
- Wine town
- UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Worth seeing old town
- Regional specialities
- River navigation
Most popular in Bordeaux
Prices and availability
Vacation rentals in Bordeaux
Have you always wanted to spend your holidays in the middle of a UNESCO World Heritage city? Then a holiday apartment in Bordeaux is just the right holiday residence for you. In the middle of the old town there are numerous accommodations, which are accommodated in historical buildings from the 18th century. From such an apartment in Bordeaux you will soon reach the Opera, the shopping street Sainte-Catherine and the Place du Parlement.Find elegant accommodation in the wine town
On the outskirts of the town, there are a number of comfortably furnished vacation rentals that offer a magnificent view of the vineyards or the river Garonne. A vacation rental in Bordeaux is often equipped with a terrace or garden. Here you can relax after a long city walk with a glass of wine.
Holiday in Bordeaux
Location and orientation
The city of Bordeaux lies directly on the Garonne River, about 45 kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean. Some of the wineries extend into the densely built-up urban area, creating a characteristic landscape. The old town of Bordeaux has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts a large number of listed buildings. France's capital Paris is about 565 kilometres from Bordeaux.
Things to know
Bordeaux offers an exquisite cuisine, characterised by its proximity to the sea and the surrounding vineyards. Therefore, you can try many dishes here, the main ingredients of which are fish and seafood. These include above all oysters, but also liver, beef and strawberries are often on the menu. The dishes à la Bordelaise, which are served with shallots and red Bordeaux wine, are particularly well-known.Visit wineries
In order to visit a winery in Bordeaux, you do not have to leave the city area. In the centre you can visit La Maison du Vin, a wine bar that also offers courses for beginners and restaurateurs. The Chateau Luchey Halde is easy to reach by tram and is not only busy with wine, but also with chocolate. The winery "De la Belle au Bois Dormant" presents itself with a luxurious interior and also offers an attractive programme for children.
Bordeaux´s History goes back to the Celts, Romans and Franks. Due to its strategic position as a transport and trade link, it experienced several economic heydays, which can still be seen in the city today.
Top travel tips
An apartment in Bordeaux, located in the heart of the old town, allows you to reach a variety of sights within walking distance. The cityscape is characterised by palatial architecture, reminiscent of a mixture of Antwerp and Versailles, with late Baroque buildings interrupted by pretty squares and gardens. Make sure you visit the city's sacred buildings, such as Saint-André Cathedral and Saint-Michel Basilica, and the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, built in the classicist style. Also worth seeing is the Pont de pierre, the first bridge built by Napoleon.2. Visit important works of art
Bordeaux has many important museums, the largest of which is the Musée d'Aquitaine. The Centre Jean Moulin has an extensive collection of regional history. You can visit a large art collection in the gallery of the Beaux-Arts.3. A river cruise across the Garonne
In Bordeaux there are several excursion boats that offer you a guided tour of the river that meanders through the city. On board you can get a good overview of the city while tasting a glass of wine.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is one of the cities in France, which is the most expensive. The overnight stay there costs on average $160.37 per night.When are vacation rentals cheaper in Bordeaux?
If you want to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Bordeaux are March ($140.85 the average per night for accommodation), February ($144.32), and January ($150.5).During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Bordeaux?
Following the data observed in 2019, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of September ($173.18), October ($173.1), and August ($172.11).Is it necessary to plan a trip to Bordeaux well in advance?
When going on vacation to Bordeaux, we recommend you to be proactive as 68% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.Which months offer the highest availability?
In 2019, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Bordeaux were May, April and March, with average availabilities of 54%, 51.75%, and 51.5%, respectively.When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Bordeaux?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is September (only 16.5% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by October (19.25%), and December (21%).How many vacation rentals are there in Bordeaux?
In Bordeaux we offer you an extensive catalogue of approximately 1200 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 15 local and international providers.