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The Maison aux Assiettes: the work of a real character
A ceramic houseEveryone knows one or two stories about people who've devoted their whole lives to a particular passion, like building a fantasy home. I often find these slightly crazy projects rather endearing. A while back I hear…
Cordouan, lighthouse of kings
While the Cordouan lighthouse was built for the primary purpose of keeping guard over the mouth of the Gironde estuary, it has far exceeded this utilitarian function. Its architecture proves irresistible to visitors to this unique…
The swimming pools of Bordeaux: dive into history
Designated historical monumentsThere's no need to go to Arcachon Bay or the Médoc coast for a swim. You can stay in Bordeaux and splash around in some of the city's beautiful pools. Not only can you enjoy a great swim, but they're…