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Set on the banks of the Garonne River in eastern France, Bordeaux is a city noted for its harmonious architecture and its proximity to France's premiere wine-producing vineyards. The town boasts hundreds of historical monuments, from amazing sculptures to towering chateaus. There are miles of cobblestone streets to explore, many shops to visit and numerous wine tastings held right in the city. To enjoy all of the ambiance, attractions, and history of the area, it's best to stay in one of the many fine hotels in Bordeaux. There are numerous accommodations from which to choose, whether you seek a luxury suite or a more budget-minded room. The best way to find vacancies and deals on hotels in Bordeaux is by visiting On our website, you'll find listings of the best hotels in the world, including those in Bordeaux. The prices, amenities and availability are all noted, and each listing includes recent photographs and reviews to help you select the best room for your travel needs.

What's Bordeaux like?

Bordeaux is defined by its pale golden buildings made of limestone, which line the clean streets in an endless procession through the city. If you're a traveller who's interested in the history of the region, there are several museums you'll enjoy, including the Aquitaine Museum, the Wine and Trade Museum and the Museum of Natural History. The Saint-André cathedral is the largest religious building in Bordeaux, and since 1998, has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It's definitely worth a visit to see its two imposing facades, its rich and ornamental sculptures and its stunning stained glass windows. While in Bordeaux, be sure to try some of the oysters for which the town is famous. You'll want to arrange to take at least one trip out to the French countryside, where you can tour wineries and vineyards and soak up some local color. There are numerous tour guides and groups that will pick you up in Bordeaux and whisk you away to the vineyards, so you don't have to worry about making transportation arrangements. While in the city of Bordeaux, you can tour the town via a river cruise, or on a guided coach. Your guides will give you a deeper, more intimate portrait of this cultured and ancient French location.

How To Get Along With Locals In Bordeaux

Meeting people in Bordeaux is easy. Get off the main streets in town and head for some of the more outlying neighborhoods to find the smaller, charming cafes and wine bars where the locals congregate. If you show appreciation for their special wines, they will show appreciation for you. The weekend farmers markets are great places to meet people, and they're also awesome places to find fruits, vegetables and locally-produced cheeses. Take a cooking class to learn some new tricks with French cuisine. You'll be rubbing shoulders with some of the area's best chefs. There are also several restaurants where you are served "family style." Locals and tourists alike gather at table and are served together. It's a fantastic way to make new friends. Or take a bike tour in town or out to the wine country. Your fellow bike travellers will enhance your enjoyment of this lovely region of France. The Promenade along the Garonne River is where the town goes to let off steam. You can walk along the waterfront and watch people all day long. This area has misting fountains that cool off skateboarders and joggers. There are open market stalls nearby where you can purchase mementos and, of course, more wine.

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