About Bordeaux

Visitors will get the pleasure to discover more than 360 buildings which are registered with the French Historical Monuments records, in the Pey Berland, Port de la Lune neighbourhoods, the Esplanade des Quinconces, the Grand Théâtre and CAPC contemporary art museum. The historic part of the city, Port of the Moon, is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, described as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble” of the 18th century.

Saint-Émilion and the Bassin d’Arcachon make for a very attractive surrounding area. 

Bordeaux is a gourmet city, at the crossroads of all South Western France specialities and at the heart of the worlds largest wine growing region with very well known names: Margaux, Saint-Emilion, Sauternes, Pessac-Léognan.

With this excellent international reputation, built over many decades, Bordeaux is also decidedly looking towards the future and is dedicated to innovation, trying to obtain the French status of “metropole européenne”. 

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