Boasting surrounded by the most famous vineyards in the world Bordeaux is a perfect symbol of the French “Art of Living”.
Indeed, the city is the largest urban World Heritage site thanks to its elegant buildings from the 18th century, its “Port of the Moon”, its water mirror, its beautiful squares and winding little streets. But since the 21st century, Bordeaux welcomes new urban development project which re-shape the city’s landscape such as the sites of “Bassins à Flot” and “Euratlantique”.
In the space of few years, Bordeaux has established itself a highly fashionable cruise destination, and is now the second most-visited port for cruise ships on the Atlantic coast.
Also, the city is a gateway to vineyards that produce the greatest and oldest fine wines in the world. You can see wine everywhere in special events, wine schools, guided tours, wine bars, urban vineyards and museums. La Cité du Vin, symbol of the city celebrates wine in its diversity through a playful multimedia journey.
Bordeaux has one of the liveliest music scenes in France, with unusual urban venues springing up in each neighbourhood, and a flourishing street art community that takes pleasure in covering Bordeaux’s wall.
The city is not only about wine and culture, it has more to offer. From a tasty organic snack at the market, to simple or sophisticated traditional or vegetarian cuisine… The city of Bordeaux has lots to offer gourmets, with Michelin-starred establishments and a new generation of young chefs that delight in the specialties of Southwest France.
The City of Bordeaux is full of surprises and its unique ambiance can only charm visitors.