Aquitaine’s little gem
Bordeaux is listed as a Town of Art and History and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city’s rich cultural and historical heritage will appeal to business and leisure travellers alike. Make the most of your stay to indulge in a gourmet tour and to discover Bordeaux wine tasting.
Direct flights between Rennes and Bordeaux are operated all year round by Chalair. There are two daily flights from Monday to Thursday. One daily flight is operated on Friday.
Journey time: Rennes-Bordeaux: 1 hour 05 minutes
- Climate : Bordeaux has an oceanic climate. Winters are mild and the summers are hot.
- Currency : Euros
- Tourist Information : www.bordeaux-tourism.co.uk
Bordeaux, Unesco World Heritage Site
Listed since 2007 as a Unesco World Heritage Site, Bordeaux offers a unique urban and architectural environment.
The city boasts over 350 buildings listed or registered as Historical Monuments, including three churches registered as World Heritage buildings since 1998 as part of the pilgrimage routes to Saint Jacques de Compostelle.
Discover the many jewels in Bordeaux’s crown
Take a stroll through the city to take stock of Bordeaux’s impressive heritage. Between the districts of Saint-Pierre and Sainte-Croix, discover the historic squares of old Bordeaux, with their 18th and 19th century architecture dates. The districts of Saint-Michel and Saint-Eulalie are a reminder of the town’s wealth in the Middle Ages. Not to be missed, either, are the Place de la Bourse, the Esplanade des Quinconces, the Place du Parlement, or the Place de la Comédie…
Festivals all year round
Over fifteen festivals are organised every year in Bordeaux. Whether your tastes are festive, artistic, musical or scientific, Bordeaux offers the opportunity to discover a host of artists and other rewards. Some of Bordeaux’s best known festivals: Rencontres du Court and Bordeaux Rock in January, Escale du Livre in April, Printemps des Ciné-concerts in May, Chahuts in June, Cinésites and Relâches in July/August, the Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival and Jazz à la Base in October, and Ritournelles in December…