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MAN Manchester
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Travelling to Bordeaux

Bordeaux Attractions

Bordeaux is the capital city of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France, famous for its fine wines, delectable cuisine and outstanding architecture. Its prolific history dates back to Neolithic times with the recording of human settlements in 6th BC. Its 2000-year old history was marked by Roman, Visigoth and English occupations. In the 18th-century, the city flourished due to maritime trade and foreign expeditions. Bordeaux was even named France's capital twice in 1871 and 1941. Today, the city is a vibrant and dynamic urban centre that offers guests on flights to Bordeaux many attractions – wide boulevards to roam, fine shopping and dining plus opportunities to immerse in the local culture and of course, taste its fine wines.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Visitors to the city will be thrilled with the exciting range of activities that are available, it will be difficult to fit everything in a short trip. Wander around the city's beautiful streets, cross architectural bridges, admire superb landmarks and visit interesting museums. In the evening, a gastronomy meal is highly recommended paired with fine Bordeaux wine.

When visiting Bordeaux, be sure to:

  • Spend time at Place de la Bourse, a royal square built in honour of Louis XV
  • Visit the beautiful Bordeaux Cathedral and admire its Marcade collection
  • Traverse the Pont de pierre or the 'Stone Bridge', which connects the left and right banks of the river
  • Take lessons in the history of Bordeaux and Aquitaine by visiting the Musée d'Aquitaine
  • See the 14th-century Gothic church, the Basilica of St. Michael, Bordeaux
  • Climb the Gothic-styled Tour Pey Berland for magnificent views of the city
  • Swing by at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux with its fine collection of French and Dutch art
  • Relax at the Jardin botanique de Bordeaux, a municipal garden with a collection of regional plants
  • Book a wine tour and tasting, enjoy the countryside and see how the wines are made
  • Experience the water mirror or 'miroir d'eau' day or night, the world's biggest reflecting pool
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Bordeaux Airports

Bordeaux-Merignac Airport is the main airport serving Bordeaux. It is the 5th largest in France and handled almost 5 million passengers in 2014. There are 29 airlines operating domestic and international flights from Bordeaux. The airport has modern amenities including restaurants, shops, lounges and ATMs.

  • Bordeaux-Merignac Airport

    Top Carriers

    The top carriers flying to Bordeaux airport are the following: Air France, which has been recognized as one of the Top 15 airlines in the world, according to eDreams Best Airlines study 2016, easyJet and Ryanair.

    Location

    The airport is located 12 km west of Bordeaux city centre.

    Transportation

    From the airport, it is easy to reach the city by taking the Navette Shuttle which runs every 30 minutes towards the Saint Jean train station. By bus, Liane 1 will take you to Merignac Centre, Parc Kennedy and other convenient stops. The fastest way to move around is to take taxis which are readily available at the airport. Car rentals can also be picked up at the airport if you intend to hire one. Disabled people and those with limited capabilities can book special transport services at the airport suitable to their needs.

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