Bordeaux City Breaks Holiday Rentals - Villas, Apartments & Holiday Homes For Rent, Bordeaux
Bordeaux is described as a "City of Art and History" and listed as a "Word Heritage Site" by UNESCO. While part of The Gironde department and capital city of the Aquitaine region, Bordeaux and particularly the old town, has a soul of its own and is steeped in tradition, history and culture dating back centuries.
Sitting between Cours de l’Intendance and rue Peyronnet is Vieux Bordeaux with its famous Flèche (the bell tower standing at 114m). Its an intriguing part of the city comprising several neighbourhoods filled with shops, cafes and bistros that line the medieval streets.
|Top City Attractions|
|Place de la Bourse|
|The "Miroir d'Eau"|
|Cruise on the Garonne river|
|Vineyards of Bordeaux|
|Climb the 229 steps of the Pey-Berland tower|
|Gothic Cathédrale St-André|
|Shopping at Quai Des Maarques|
|The Pont de pierre or "Stone Bridge"|
|CAPC Modern Art Museum|
|Botanical gardens, Place Bardineau|
|Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux|
The city is packed with things to see and do but to experience the authentic Bordeaux, you'll find yourself spending lots of time wandering around the neighbourhoods. Capucins flea market is not to be missed - bustling with people shopping for bargains whilst the Saint-Michel district is the place to go for lively evening entertainment.
Featured Bordeaux Holiday Homes
Bordeaux Holiday Rentals
There are plenty of accommodation options when choosing where to stay in Bordeaux from excellent downtown private apartments to spacious holiday homes along the outskirts. The main and most popular areas for renting a Bordeaux villa or apartment include...
- Old Bordeaux
- Saint Seurin, Fondaudege - outer boulevards
- La Bastide on the right bank
- Gare Saint Jean, Paludate - lively & fun
- The chic Grands-Hommes district
Excursions & Tours
Bordeaux is the gateway to some amazing locations, just waiting for you to explore. The most popular day trips from the city are...
- Saint Emilion
- Arcachon's bay
- La Rochelle and Île de Ré
- Biarritz and the Basque country
- Medieval town of Bourg, Gironde Estuary
- Pauillac and Medoc vineyard
- The world famous city of Cognac
Twin centre holidays
If you are visiting Bordeaux, a popular option is to combine your stay with a few days exploring the countryside or relaxing on one of the many beach resorts dotted along the Aquitaine coats.
Popular beach resorts close to Bordeaux include...
Bordeaux Wine Tourism
With over 2000 years of vineyard history, Bordeaux wine tourism is relatively new. Many of the local châteaux offer wine tasting tours in their cellars and some provide workshops that go in to the technical details of how the wines are produced.
Some of the châteaux offer accommodation as well so you can book a room for an overnight stay which is especially helpful if you are touring some vineyards further afield such as those in...
- Margaux, and
Our view on Bordeaux
No trip to The Gironde is complete without visiting the exciting capital city of Bordeaux. A wonderful city to explore, taking in the sights and discovering the history, beauty and culture. After a few days, you will soon feel that a short city break in your Bordeaux holiday rental is not long enough given the amount of things to see and do....