This holiday can be extended by four nights by adding our La Rochelle City Break on Bordeaux and La Rochelle City Break.
On an unforgettable Bordeaux city break, where you'll journey through history, culture, and the world of renowned wines. Nestled in the southwest of France, Bordeaux stands as a testament to grand Gothic cathedrals, and sprawling vineyards on its outskirts, creating a harmonious blend of urban sophistication and rural charm. Bordeaux is an imposing, magnificent city with 350 historical buildings and monuments.
Your exploration of Bordeaux begins with an expert local guide leading you through the city's medieval streets. Discover the architectural marvels of Saint André Cathedral, a symbol of the medieval era adorned with vivid stained glass, towering vaulted ceilings, and intricately carved stone gargoyles. A visit to the Cité du Vin, a museum dedicated to winemaking, allows you to delve into the rich history and artistry behind Bordeaux's most iconic product.
Venturing beyond the city limits, you embark on a scenic train journey to the surrounding vineyards. Walking through picturesque country lanes and vineyard paths, you arrive at the captivating village of St Émilion. This UNESCO-listed destination boasts historical charm, with cobblestone streets and artisanal wine merchants. A local winery tour and tasting offer insight into the distinctive microclimate and complex soil structure that contribute to the production of world-class wines in this region.
Your Bordeaux city break offers ample free time for you to explore at your own pace. With the inclusion of a Bordeaux City Pass, you gain swift access to city excursions, enabling you to wander through boutique-lined streets like Rue Sainte Catherine and the golden triangle. Take leisurely strolls through the verdant riverside public gardens and marvel at the architectural brilliance of the Place de la Bourse, perfectly reflected in the shallow waters of the Miroir d’Eau.
Immerse yourself in Bordeaux's enchanting blend of history, wine, and urban elegance, creating memories that linger long after your journey concludes.