On Bordeaux city breaks enjoy the smart shopping streets, prestigious art museums, high culture and traditional gourmet dining of Old Bordeaux, with its grandiose 18th-century architecture. Take in the majestic faades of Bordeaux's beautiful riverside quays, around which you'll find most of the city's more relaxed nightlife and entertainment. And, you can't come all this way without visiting some of the famous Bordeaux wine villages.
For simple meals on Bordeaux city breaks, take a seat at the city's many convivial brasseries. Or sample classic French dining on your Bordeaux city break at traditional restaurants throughout Old Bordeaux. You can sip Bordeaux wines with rich, meaty farm-fresh regional cuisine. For a lighter touch and a livelier atmosphere, have a meal break in the city's Chartrons Quarter and trendy riverside areas.
Stay in Old Bordeaux on your Bordeaux city break, especially in the Grands Hommes district (also known as the "Golden Triangle") near the Grand Thtre, to be close to the city's finest architecture, restaurants and shopping. You'll find hotels in all price brackets around place de la Comdie and place Gambetta. Find high quality at lower rates towards the nearby Chartrons and lively waterfront districts.
On your Bordeaux city break, wander chic shopping streets and grand squares in beautiful Old Bordeaux. Admire dignified 18th-century architecture like the Grand Thtre, and landmark medieval churches. The 15th-century Grosse Cloche, the former Town Hall bell tower is a beautiful throwback from the time when the English owned Bordeaux. Tuck into rich south-western cuisine like meat and game and sample renowned Bordeaux wines. Enjoy the city's ballet and opera and arts museums, and admire the majestic Bordeaux waterfront from Pont de Pierre bridge.