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
Dotted around Bordeaux, Les Refuges Périurbains are architect-designed shelters that cost nothing to stay in – though don’t expect hot tubs or minibars
A new fast train goes from Paris to Bordeaux in just over two hours, bringing France’s wine country even closer
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?
From July, the TGV Océane service will bring newly chic Bordeaux, and the sandy shores beyond the city, within easier reach for holidaying Brits
The kids would be happy to stick to the beach, but a stay on the coast near Bordeaux means mum and dad can fit in some surfing and vineyards, too
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 viaContinue reading “Travel 2016 – Tip 16 – France – Bordeaux”
A new wave of chefs has swept into Bordeaux, propelling the city’s restaurants up France’s culinary pecking order.
With its wide boulevards and neoclassical buildings on the banks of the Garonne, Bordeaux has never been short of ambition. Now the centre of the region that produces the biggest volume of fine wines in France wants to be known as the wine capital of the world. And it’s staking its claim with the openingContinue reading “Bordeaux 2016 – La Cite du Vin”
Read about the regeneration of Bordeaux http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/mar/30/bordeaux-reborn-city