MORE ABOUT YOUR DESTINATION
Our local ambassadors discover the most authentic spots for you.
IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN BORDEAUX?
Cité du Vin
Like everyone else in Bordeaux, I was keen to try out the Cité du Vin as we’ve heard so much about it over the last few years. The first thing you notice, outside the building, is the architecture, designed by XTU, it’s not for th…
Mériadeck the transformation of the neighbourhood
Mériadeck has been subject to some dramatic metamorphoses. Those of recent decades have been spectacular. But were the changes appropriate and suitable for purpose? Whatever the verdict, Mériadeck is a living experiment in urban p…
Vineyards in Bordeaux
For many people, especially outside France, Bordeaux is synonymous with wine. But this city whose name is inscribed on thousands of bottles does not actually have any large vineyards within its boundaries. I have a few places wher…