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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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Château Grand Renouil at Château du Pavillon

Local Tip The red wine is excellent but try the white wine, a real value and find. Phone ahead for tastings or email Michel Ponty. (email info@vignoblesponty.com )

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Bordeaux Christmas Market  - Allees de Tourny

Bordeaux Christmas Market - Allees de Tourny

20 Dec - 18 Jan

Don't miss the Gironde's largest and Bordeaux's best Christmas market at Allee de Tourny. Discover those special gifts for all the family. Celebrating 17 years of success, this festive market has become a holiday tradition in the region of Bordeaux with over 150 exhibitors displaying original crafts, gourmet delicacies and unique gift ideas... more »

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

22 Dec - 21 Jan

The magical Chirstmas Markets in and around the city of Bordeaux are one of the best parts of a French Christmas experience. Providing endless presentations of local and international artisans they usually provide lively entertainment in the evening and certainly are the go to destination for amazing treats and regional fare. The city of... more »

Franco British Business Association

Franco British Business Association

24 Dec - 28 Sep

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 »

Bordeaux Christmas Market  - Allees de Tourny

Bordeaux Christmas Market - Allees de Tourny

27 Dec - 25 Jan

Don't miss the Gironde's largest and Bordeaux's best Christmas market at Allee de Tourny. Discover those special gifts for all the family. Celebrating 17 years of success, this festive market has become a holiday tradition in the region of Bordeaux with over 150 exhibitors displaying original crafts, gourmet delicacies and unique gift ideas... 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

Cathedral St. Andrews

Cathedral St. Andrews

On the River Front

On the River Front

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Port de Cailhau

Port de Cailhau

Bikes for a Euro a day!

Bikes for a Euro a day!

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Chateau Pichon Baron in Paulliac

Chateau Pichon Baron in Paulliac

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Sarlat Market

Sarlat Market

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