B&B Hotels in Bordeaux
Your holidays in Bordeaux
Are you looking for ideas and tips to add to your holiday in France’s Southwest? How about visiting Bordeaux, the metropolis of the region, a city bustling with activities and places to discover. Check out our tips!
Things to do in Bordeaux
The Pearl of Aquitaine is a vibrant city that offers many activities for visitors to the region.
Enjoy countless cultural events year-round and throughout the city.
Football fans can take in a Bordeaux Girondins match at the Matmut Atlantic Stadium, whilst rugby enthusiasts can take advantage of their stay in the Southwest and go watch the Union Bordeaux Bègles (UBB Rugby) play.
When in Bordeaux, you’ll have a chance to attend some of the many cultural events on offer at the Bordeaux Grand Theatre—everything from opera to ballet to a theatrical performance.
Make your way to the booksellers’ market happening every Friday at Place de la Victoire.
Looking for something different? Take a boat ride along the Garonne River and experience the city from another angle.
Attractions in Bordeaux
A popular tourist destination for many years, the city of Bordeaux has garnered a strong recognition through the eyes of many a photographer’s lens. The best-known attraction of the city of Bordeaux is the Miroir d’eau, or water mirror, located in front of Place de la Bourse.
Take a stroll through the small streets inside the city’s UNESCO perimeter—that’s right, Bordeaux is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk or hire a bike and go check out the emblematic Bordeaux Cathedral as well as the Chartrons district.
Bordeaux also features the longest pedestrian street in Europe: Rue Sainte-Catherine, located in the heart of the city.
Bordeaux travel guide
During your stay in this southwestern city, make sure to visit the Saint-Pierre district, considered the city's historic centre. Here you’ll find lots of restaurants where to stop for lunch or dinner. Saint-Pierre is located just behind the Place de la Bourse and the Miroir d’eau, and its postcard-perfect small streets are ideal for idle strolling.
Add to your schedule Place des Quinconces, famous for its historic Monument to the Girondins. Located at the crossroads of the city, the square sits between the Opera and the CAPC, Bordeaux’s museum of contemporary art.
And since you’re already in the city centre, you may want to head to the Public Garden and the Museum of Natural History.
Book a stay or a weekend in Bordeaux
Bordeaux tourism and visit
To enjoy an economical trip to Bordeaux, consider the Bordeaux City Pass of 24, 48 or 72 hours, depending on your stay. This card gives you free access to a number of the city’s many monuments and museums: Cité du Vin, Pey-Berland Tour (Saint-André Cathedral), and more. It also gives you access to unlimited use of Bordeaux’s public transport.
Bordeaux bike hire
If you’re travelling with family, you could each get around at your own pace. That’s right, you can rent bikes on site and enjoy more than 200 km of trails and greenways allowing you to flow through all of Bordeaux and its surroundings.
Bordeaux - Lacanau by bike
A visit to Bordeaux could also mean an opportunity for a little trip to the coastal beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see! Lacanau is only 66.5 km from Bordeaux, so you could take a trip to the coast by bicycle along a route especially designed for cyclists. It takes about 4.5 hours to reach the beaches of Lacanau.
Discover Bordeaux’s city centre
For people wishing to tour the place on foot, the city lends itself perfectly to this plan. You can easily reach the right bank of the Garonne by crossing over the Stone Bridge that connects the historic city centre with the less touristy right bank.
Also whilst in Bordeaux, go for a walk along the Garonne River and make your way to the Darwin Ecosystème—a truly alternative place.
The main streets in the city’s historic city centre are all pedestrian ways, making it easier to experience the architectural wealth that is sure to seduce lovers of both history as well as modern architecture.
What to eat in Bordeaux
To make sure you’ll get to enjoy local and regional specialties, our hotel staff awaits you with suggestions and tips on the best places and restaurants to go to and enjoy the many dishes and beverages of the Bordeaux and larger Southwest region: Bordeaux wines, cannelés bordelais and so much more to discover!
Bordeaux city break in France
Bordeaux wine tours
For the more epicurean among you, the Bordeaux region is the perfect place for vineyard touring.
Bordeaux Wine Museum
You don't have enough time to go visit the different wineries around Bordeaux? Then head to the Cité du Vin, the museum located in the heart of the city featuring a permanent collection as well as many temporary exhibitions. Go up to The Belvedere and enjoy a glass of Bordeaux wine.
After your tour, we suggest taking a walk along the Garonne in the gardens of the Cité du Vin.
History and urbanism
Capital of its region, this city houses many districts that will take you back into history. To take a leap back to the Middle Ages, take a stroll through the Saint-Pierre quarter. But did you know that Bordeaux’s history goes back even further? The Romans were the first to plant vineyards here!
Want to take advantage of your Bordeaux trip to visit the west coast? Only an hour from Bordeaux’s city centre, both Lège Cap-Ferret and Lacanau are choice destinations if you’re looking to hit the Southwest beaches and try your hand at some of the typical water sports of the region, such as surfing, for example.
The city has a buzz and wants to share it with you! Notable events include “Bordeaux fête son vin” in June, celebrating the local wine or put your brain to work at the Science Festival (in September). All year round you can join in with a festival or an event during your stay in Bordeaux !
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