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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN BORDEAUX?
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…
Bacalan, the arty district of Bordeaux
The Bacalan district of Bordeaux, which stretches out along the Garonne, is an up-and-coming area that had long been snubbed by traditional residents of Bordeaux, who viewed it as too working class. This status of a terra incognit…
Saint-Simeón: A cinema housed in a church
The Utopia cinema in Bordeaux boasts a stunning location, having taken up residence in an old neglected church right in the city centre. This unusual setting heightens the charm of this experimental arthouse cinema.Over the years…