The capital of Gironda, in the south of France, was chosen as the Best European Destination 2015 and has a very particular charm. Harmony between classic and vanguard architectures may have something to do with it. Book a flight to Bordeaux and...
Discover a World Heritage Site
Over the Garonne river, a relic: the Pont de Pierre. On the left bank, the Place de la Bourse and the fantastic Water Mirror effect — less than an inch of water on the granite floor. And the religious masterpiece: Saint-André’s cathedral with the Pey-Berland tower. Climb to the top and enjoy the view. It's only 231 steps!
Take the surface subway
Bordeaux has gained new life in recent decades, beyond the (obligatory) wine tours. The transportation system is great and some spots break records: the Sainte-Catherine, an incredibly long pedestrian street filled with stores and places to eat; and the Esplanade des Quinconces, one of the largest squares in Europe.
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If you are traveling with checked luggage and have a connecting flight in Brazil, the United States or Canada, be sure to collect your luggage for customs control in these countries. Then follow the directions and go to the luggage transfer point.