Compare holidays to Bordeaux and tickle your taste buds with glasses of red from one of France’s biggest wine regions. From vineyards and fine dining to cycling tours and World Heritage sites, holidays to Bordeaux from Stansted are bursting with flavour.
One of the largest cities in France, Bordeaux in the southwest of the country is best known for the wine that takes its name. Rows of stunning vineyards line the outskirts of the urban city, making it worthy of its status as the wine capital of the world. Whether your wine tasting tour, visiting during the Vinexpo or just indulging in a glass or two at dinner, sampling some vino is a must in this area that has perfected production of it since the 8th century.
Going hand in hand with a nice glass of red is the fantastic collection of restaurants and cafes that line the streets of this historic city. With a recent influx of restaurants opening up, you can choose from an array of global cuisines or stick to seasonal French dishes in chic bistros.
Bordeaux is also home to over 300 historical sites and monuments including the impressive Place de la Bourse and the Saint Michel Bell Tower. A portion of this stunning city, and including these two buildings, is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as the Palais Rohan which was home to a former Archbishop.
Bordeaux is a great city to walk around and an even better one to navigate by bike. Ride along the riverside or stick to the city’s many cycle paths in an organised tour or at your own pace. Stop off for an afternoon of retail therapy at the Rue Sainte-Catherine or the elegant streets of the old town that are lined with fascinating boutiques.
Finish your days off in Bordeaux enjoying the vibrant nightlife scene that ranges from wine in street side bars to lively dancehalls pumping out the latest tunes. Go for the wine tasting, the stunning history, the vibrant bar scene and the leisurely wandering with holidays to Bordeaux from Stansted.