Locals’ guide to Bordeaux: 10 top tips

Long famous for its food and drink, Bordeaux now has a buzzing arts scene, too. Three local experts pick places to delight your palate and mind

Bordeaux’s free holiday cabins: basic but still beautiful

Dotted around Bordeaux, Les Refuges Périurbains are architect-designed shelters that cost nothing to stay in – though don’t expect hot tubs or minibars

Top 10 wine bars in Bordeaux – chosen by experts

It’s arguably the world’s top wine city. So where do local insiders head for a good glass of red or white with food to match?

Travel 2016 – Tip 16 – France – Bordeaux

This tip relates to using the trams and buses to get where you want to go in Bordeaux, specifically after arriving at St Jean train station.

From St Jean the Ligne 1 Bus heads to the Victoire arch, the Palais de Justice, and Place Gambetta before going to Merignac Airport. Tram Line B goes via Place Gambetta to the brand new Cite du Vin museum. Tram Line C goes to the new Stade Bordeaux stadium where the Bordeaux matches in Euro 2016 are being played.