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Bordeaux

Highly recommended
Bordeaux
The Essential
Highly recommended
Bordeaux is demonstrating a prodigious dynamism, and continuing its transformation that began with the regeneration of its quaysides and its gorgeous 18C historical centre being made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. A walk around the "village" of Les Chartrons, with its many shops, or the Bassin à flot and Bassin de la Bastide on the other side of the Garonne, reveal a city that is at once chic and bohemian, peaceful and festive. Bordeaux is well deserving of its place in any list of must-see cities.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Bordeaux

Place de la Bourse Place de la Bourse
Place de la Bourse
Bordeaux
1:00
Historic Bordeaux Historic Bordeaux
Historic Bordeaux
Bordeaux
2:00
Cathedral of St André Cathedral of St André
Cathedral of St André
Bordeaux
0:30
Grand Théâtre Grand Théâtre
Grand Théâtre
Bordeaux
0:30
Musée d'Aquitaine
Musée d'Aquitaine
Bordeaux
2:00
Cité du Vin
Cité du Vin
Bordeaux
2:00

Our reports

Bordeaux off the beaten track

A cinema in an old church, a warehouse converted into a cooperative garage, a concert-boat – Bordeaux is full of unusual venues that can easily slip by unnoticed should you be exploring its streets for the first time. To discover them, take the time to venture into the suburbs far from the touristy city centre.
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