Collected by amber
Grab a map and draw your own path, starting in the town of Bordeaux. See that area to the right, between the parallel Dordogne and Lot rivers? Stay within the borders of this area where authentic food reigns. Tips from the pros: The driving can be...
59 Quai de Paludate, 33800 Bordeaux, France
The crescent-shaped area on the right bank of the Garonne River is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of particular note are the splendid neoclassical buildings constructed during the Age of Enlightenment thanks to the wealth of the wine...
Place du Colonel Raynal, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Occupying two wings of an 1881 edifice, the Musée de Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux houses one of the most significant collections of European paintings and sculptures outside of Paris, with a strong representation of Dutch and Flemish masters and local...
Espl. Linné, 33100 Bordeaux, France
Once a training ground for apothecaries and physicians studying herbal medicine, the Botanical Garden is a welcome respite from a long day of sightseeing (or perhaps too much winetasting). Modern and striking, the park has more than 3,000 exotic...
Place Pey Berland, 33000 Bordeaux, France
One of Bordeaux’s more ancient edifices, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features a Romanesque wall from as far back as 1096. It’s also where a 13-year-old Eleanor of Aquitaine married her first husband, King Louis VII, in 1137, and...
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