Bordeaux Centre, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bordeaux, France
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Bordeaux Centre, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site

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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Les Douceurs de Louise

Local Tip You'll find the workshop and another store for these fabulous treats in Léognan but the showcase extraordinaire for the sweet produce of Philippe Andrieu is the pink patisserie in Bordeaux, well situated...

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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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Basques Festivals

Basques Festivals

31 Aug - 30 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 »

European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days

11 Sep - 14 Sep

Journees Europeennes du Patrimoine are held across Europe and Bordeaux celebrates by opening its historic doors to all. The 'Patrimoine Weekend' is one of the best ways to discover Bordeaux and the regions around. It is one of the most exciting cultural weekends of the year. Heritage spaces, parts of Museums and buildings normally closed to... more »

Saint-Emilion Heritage Weekend

Saint-Emilion Heritage Weekend

11 Sep - 14 Sep

Celebrate a Nuit du Patrimoine in Saint Emillion and the Harvest Festival as the Saint Emilion Jurade proclaim the great wines of the area. Saint-Emilion celebrates its annual Heritage weekend that is a also a celebration to highlight restored ancient buildings and enjoy music and street performances. A spectacular fireworks display at 11... more »

Franco British Business Association

Franco British Business Association

24 Sep - 28 Jun

Monthly Meeting: last Tuesday of every month. You are cordially invited to attend the Franco-British Business Association the last Tuesday of every month at the Bellini Cafe on the Allees de Tourny from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for a glass of wine and conversation.The FBBA is a group of French, British and other international expats with an... 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

Port de Cailhau

Port de Cailhau

Chateau Margaux

Chateau Margaux

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Château D’Agassac

Château D’Agassac

Strolling through the Water Mirror

Strolling through the Water Mirror

Bikes for a Euro a day!

Bikes for a Euro a day!

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Grand Theatre Restaurant in Bordeaux

Grand Theatre Restaurant in Bordeaux

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