Exploring the Vineyards, Bordeaux, France
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Exploring the Vineyards

Bordeaux

Victor Hugo compared the beauty of Bordeaux to Versailles while the rest of us equate it to Paris without the stress, crowds, and expense. The ultimate pilgrimage for gastronomes and oenophiles.
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La Raclette

Local Tip If you're driving, park in the Bourse Parking lot which is less than a 5 minute walk from La Raclette. For an original and delicious desert try the Fruit Tartiflette.

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Le Gabriel

Local Tip Enjoy a lunch on the sunny terrace and people watch over to the river and Water Mirror. Start with their amazing foie gras and carry on to savour one of the best lunches. Great place for a relaxed business...

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Basques Festivals

Basques Festivals

3 Aug - 2 Nov

In the Landes and Basque areas the “ferias” or festivals are from June to August. The festivals not to miss take place in Saint-Sever, Aire-sur-l’Adour, Hagetmau, Mont-de-Marsan and Dax. (Dax is France’s leading spa town.) And of course there are the famous Fêtes of Bayonne. What will you see? Bullfights, bodegas, races,... more »

Aquitaine Medieval Heritage Festival

Aquitaine Medieval Heritage Festival

5 Aug - 5 Oct

The three Aquitaine regions of Dordogne, Lot-et-Garonne and Gironde are celebrating their annual Medieval Heritage Festivals.Events and attractions include a falconry demonstration, music, comedy a fire show, a medieval market, games on ponies, and ballet on a wire. The plethora of events take place July through August at locations... more »

Bordeaux Dancing on the Quais

Bordeaux Dancing on the Quais

6 Aug - 7 Sep

On the banks of the Garonne river, evening dancing outdoors on the Quais Louis XVII has become an annual and very successful Bordeaux summer event. Participate in this fun experience from July 16th to August 17th. Whether you are a novice or connoisseur of dancing this is a must event to check out. Dance the night away and enjoy... more »

Basques Festivals

Basques Festivals

10 Aug - 9 Nov

In the Landes and Basque areas the “ferias” or festivals are from June to August. The festivals not to miss take place in Saint-Sever, Aire-sur-l’Adour, Hagetmau, Mont-de-Marsan and Dax. (Dax is France’s leading spa town.) And of course there are the famous Fêtes of Bayonne. What will you see? Bullfights, bodegas, races,... more »

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La Raclette

Featuring Raclette and Fondu meals, this cozy restaurant specializes in Savoy cheesy delights. For an authentic French meal with a hands on twist La Raclette creates a warm lasting culinary memory. more »

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Bordeaux Photos

Rent a Cycle for 1 €

Rent a Cycle for 1 €

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Cap Ferret

Cap Ferret

Bordeau Center

Bordeau Center

Bikes for a Euro a day!

Bikes for a Euro a day!

Fountain in Place de la Bourse

Fountain in Place de la Bourse

Arcachon

Arcachon

Bordeaux Maison du Vin - CIVB

Bordeaux Maison du Vin - CIVB

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