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Bordeaux UNESCO

A vibrant city with a rich and unique heritage, listed Unesco World Heritage Site and the world’s wine capital, Bordeaux is an ideal stopover for your stay

A city listed World Heritage Site

With over 350 buildings listed or registered historical monuments, Bordeaux is the first city to be designated ‘outstanding urban and architectural ensemble’ by UNESCO. Explore on foot, by bus or by bicycle the historic centre with its 18th century facades, and the contemporary Bordeaux with its landscaped quaysides and Water Mirror reflecting the monumental Palais de la Bourse stock exchange.

Bordeaux, World Wine Capital

Recognised internationally for the quality of its vineyards and its prestigious châteaux, Bordeaux has opened the Cité du Vin (City of wine) in 2016 a unique venue of discoveries and experiences around wine-related expertise and civilizations.

Art de vivre

Bordeaux is also notable for its lifestyle: southwestern gastronomy, quality restaurants with internationally renowned chefs at their helm (Joël Robuchon, Gordon Ramsay, Philippe Etchebest), wine bars, terraces, markets, shops, festivities… The wide variety of flavours and activities make Bordeaux a choice cultural stopover.


Bordeaux tourist office

Tel.:+33 5 56 00 66 00

Email : otb@bordeaux-tourisme.com


Locate points of interest nearby

Depending on the timing :

    • Heritage
    • Culture
    • Wine
    • Golf
    • Leisure
    • Gastronomy
    • Shopping
    Water Mirror
    Water Mirror
    It was created less than 10 years ago, but it is now the main attraction facing the Stock Exchange Palace, a monument almost three centuries old.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 00 66 00
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    La Cité du Vin - a world of cultures
    La Cité du Vin - a world of cultures
    Discover the new cultural centre on wine-related expertise and civilisations, through a playful and sensorial multimedia journey.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 16 20 20
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    Saint-André Cathedral
    Saint-André Cathedral
    This famous Bordeaux landmark provides a breathtaking view of the city from the Tour Pey Berland, its freestanding bell tower.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 52 68 10
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    Golf Blue Green Pessac
    Golf Blue Green Pessac
    Set in 120 hectares of pine forest, the Pessac course is carefully dotted with water hazards and well-designed holes
    Tel. : +33 5 57 26 03 33
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    CIVB Wine Bar
    CIVB Wine Bar
    A wine bar established in Bordeaux's "Flatiron Building", lets you discover the Grands Crus and Millésime vintages of the Bordeaux vineyards.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 00 43 47
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    Weightless Air Zero G flight
    Weightless Air Zero G flight
    An aerial experience that is unique worldwide! Experience weightlessness on flights aboard an Airbus A300 Zero-G.
    Tel. : +33 1 58 61 27 27
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    Château Pape Clément
    Château Pape Clément
    This prestigious urban vineyard invites you to discover the Pessac-Léognan wines.
    Tel. : +33 5 57 26 38 38
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    Le Pressoir d'Argent, Gordon Ramsay’s gastronomic restaurant
    Le Pressoir d'Argent, Gordon Ramsay’s gastronomic restaurant
    Chef Gordon Ramsay is at the helm of this gourmet restaurant nestled in the heart of the luxurious Grand Hotel.
    Tel. : +33 5 57 30 43 04
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    Restaurant Gastronomique ** Pierre Gagnaire à La Grande Maison de Bernard Magrez
    Restaurant Gastronomique ** Pierre Gagnaire à La Grande Maison de Bernard Magrez
    A restaurant in an elegant and relaxed setting, run by Pierre Gagnaire, elected the world’s greatest chef in 2015
    Tel. : +33 5 35 38 16 16
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    Aquitaine Museum
    Aquitaine Museum
    Museum of the history of Bordeaux and its region, from prehistory to the present, represented through prestigious collections.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 01 51 00
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    Grand Theatre
    Grand Theatre
    This 18th-century monument hosts ballets and operas in its magnificent auditorium, one of the most beautiful in Europe.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 00 85 95
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    Porte Cailhau Gateway
    Porte Cailhau Gateway
    A vestige of the ancient walls of the city, this monument is an essential gateway to the old Bordeaux.
    Bernard Magrez Cultural Institute
    Bernard Magrez Cultural Institute
    Cultural hotspot dedicated to contemporary art whose patron, Bernard Magrez, is a leading figure of the Bordeaux vineyards
    Tel. : +33 5 56 81 72 77
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    Darwin Ecosystem
    Darwin Ecosystem
    An alternative and trendy venue in Bordeaux where restaurants exist alongside organic groceries, a skate park and cultural events.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 77 52 06
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    Galeries Lafayette et Lafayette Homme
    Galeries Lafayette et Lafayette Homme
    Veritable temple of fashion - ready to wear clothes, cosmetics, leather goods - this store is full of luxury brands.
    Tel. : +33 5 56 90 92 71
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    AviaSim Experience
    AviaSim Experience
    An Airbus A320 simulator with 24 000 airports loaded to live an incredible experience. A F-16 simulator is also available
    Tel. : +33 5 56 23 17 05
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