City Guides

Welcome to Bordeaux

Bordeaux is world-renowned for its vineyards and wine, it has 60 appellations and 7000 winemakers. The city is the capital of a region which is home to some of the oldest vineyards and finest wines in the world. This makes it the perfect place to experience the thrill of one of the rugby games, while also having lots of sights to see and food to eat! Be sure to take time to visit the castles and vineyards of the Bordeaux region while you're in town.


A tourist destination known for its architecture and cultural heritage, there a number of historical monuments to explore in the city. One of these being the Old Port area of Bordeaux, Port of Moon, which was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007. 


Head south of the city to experience the glorious coastline, savour fresh oysters and feel the sand of the Arcachon basin between your toes. Take the time to just be - and enjoy the joie de vivre.

BORDEAUX highlights

Bordeaux - wine tasting

Wine Tasting

You’re in the world’s wine capital, and the second-largest wine growing region on the planet - so you must visit the regions vineyards. Tastings are often held outside in the various châteaux’s beautiful grounds.

Bordeaux - palace

Palace de al Bourse

Located in the historic part of the city, this palace is one of the city’s most recognisable sites. It was built from 1730 to 1775 along the Garonne River and also has the world’s largest reflecting pool Miroir d’Eau.

Bordeaux - cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral is an 11th-century Catholic CathedralThis structure had a significant role in the cultural and religious development of Bordeaux, and now stands as a beautiful site to include in any itinerary.