If you want to experience Bordeaux’s chateaux culture beyond La Cité du Vin, two can’t-miss wine bars in the historic center are Aux Quatre Coins de Vin, an oddball hipster joint with card-operated wine automats, and the École du Vin de Bordeaux, a wine school in name but more suited for pre-dinner dates. Both are set in the shadows of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed old town, an area so compact everything is a short walk or tram ride from the new museum.
Named after the fourth bishop and patron saint of Bordeaux, the history of the basilica begins with the founding of the Abbey of Saint Severinus in the 4th century CE.  Saint Severinus, born in the Levant, arrived in Bordeaux in the 4th century CE and met Bishop Amandus, the future Saint Amand.
Bordeaux is undoubtedly one of France’s most beautiful, history-rich and interesting cities. Neo-classical structures are spread across the city reminding everyone of the history that happened in this very city. One such remarkable structure is the Basilica of St. Michael or Basilique Saint Michel.
BETASOM (an Italian language acronym of Bordeaux Sommergibile or Sommergibili) was a submarine base established at Bordeaux, France by the Italian Regia Marina Italiana during World War II. From this base, Italian submarines participated in the Battle of the Atlantic from 1940 to 1943 as part of the Axis anti-shipping campaign against the Allies.
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon. The Port of the Moon, port city of Bordeaux in south-west France, is inscribed as an inhabited historic city, an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble, created in the age of the Enlightenment, whose values continued up to the first half of the 20th century, with more protected buildings than any other French ...
The Jardin botanique de Bordeaux (0.5 hectares) is a municipal botanical garden located at Place Bardineau, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France; it is open daily without charge. This historic garden has been recently supplemented by the Jardin botanique de la Bastide, located across the river.
The Marché des Capucins is the largest market in Bordeaux. You will find bakers, snack bars, caterers, cheese, florists, wine merchants, oystergrowers, fishmongers but also organic regional products as well as food from all over the globe, fruit and vegetables, and olives.
Bordeaux est dotée depuis fin juillet 2006 du plus grand miroir d'eau du monde (3 450 m2). Situé face à la place de la Bourse, entre le quai de la Douane et le quai Louis XVIII, le miroir d'eau alterne des effets extraordinaires de miroir et de brouillard.
DIRECTIONS TO Monument aux Girondins Monument aux Girondins is fairly centrally located in Bordeaux. Buses 54, 55 and 56 stop nearby on Rue D’Enghien. The nearest tram stations are Quinconces (lines B, C) and Jardin Public (line C). Bordeaux is around 580km southwest of Paris and 240km northwest of Toulouse. It is accessible from both by train (3.5 hours from Paris, 2.5 hours from Toulouse).
Le Musée national des douanes présente l'histoire de cette administration de l'Antiquité à nos jours en abordant l'histoire de la construction de l'état Francais et de ses relations avec le monde. Unique en France, ce musée propose une redécouverte originale et inattendue de l'histoire de France à travers celle d'une des plus anciennes administrations.
The association Bordeaux Historia Vini is the initiative behind the opening of the Bordeaux Wine and Trade Museum on the 26th June 2008 which you can find in the historic district of Chatrons. In three semi-underground cellars, the museum presents a collection of unique historical objects, many testimonies of the past and present.
Located a stone's throw from the cathedral, the Palais Rohan epitomises the wealth and power of Bordeaux's archbishops in the 18th century. Archbishop Mériadec de Rohan asked architect Joseph Etienne to replace the medieval residence with a monumental new one in 1772. This was financed by selling ...
Conçu comme une promenade publique du 19e siècle, ce parc historique de 28 ha est planté d'environ 3 000 arbres dont un millier est plus que centenaire. De nombreuses attractions sont prévues pour les enfants : un parc avec les animaux de la ferme de races locales, des cygnes et des canards, un
Place de la Bourse is part of the Port of the Moon, Bordeaux, which has been listed by UNESCO as World Heritage since 2007. The royal square is a fine example of the outstanding urban ensemble that was built in the 18th century, during the reign of King Louis XV.
The column on Place de la Victoire consists of six marble blocks sculpted and mounted two by two in Ivan Theimer's workshop in Pietrasanta (Italy). These blocks form a 16-metre-tall column weighing over 50 tonnes. There is a fine and quite unusual view of the column from the end of the rue Sainte-Catherine and looking through the arch of the Porte d'Aquitaine.
Porte de Bourgogne station is located on line 20px and line 20px of the tramway de Bordeaux. This stations serves as a junction between two lines. It also allows the passage from one line to another through a switch between the two lines.SituationThe station is located on Quay Richelieu in Bordeaux, close to place Bir-Hakeim.
Address: Rue du Bocage, Bordeaux, France, FR Set up in 1888, this 69-acre / 28-hectare park is a mixture of plants, shady groves, wooded areas and a river. There are many attractions to keep children entertained within the Parc Bordelaise, including a small animal park, swans and ducks, waterside walks, and a model train and puppet theatre.
Built in 2005, this garden is full of colour in spring and summer and gives the Square Vinet a relaxing, calm atmosphere right in the centre of Bordeaux and its commercial and tourist activities. Have a picnic, rest or simply dream in front of this work of art.
The Tour Pey Berland, the bell tower to visit With an exceptional view over the city of Bordeaux, the Tour Pey Berland allows the best view of the city. Named after the Archbishop Pey Berland who initiated its construction in 1440, this 15th-century Gothic bell tower is a precious heritage site of the city.