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3 Perfect Days in Bordeaux

There are so many places to visit in France it’s difficult to decide where to go next. So when a friend suggested Bordeaux, I said “when?!”  Although I could have stayed much longer, the itinerary gave me 3 perfect days in Bordeaux. It gave enough of a taste of the city: its wine, its culture, its history, and its beauty, to let me know I have to return again.

Here’s a brief review of the Bordeaux guide you’ll find in the next posts, the itinerary, and points of interest each day.

Bordeaux Guide Day 1: The Secrets of Great Wine Tour

Offered by the Bordeaux Tourist Office, the Secrets of Great Wine tour includes a walk through the Chartrons district and the Musée du Vin et du Négoce; lunch at a neighborhood cafe; a visit to the medieval town of Saint Emilion; and a wine-tasting tour of Château Haut-Veyrac — a Grand Cru vineyard.

Bordeaux Guide

Bordeaux Guide Day 2: La Cité de Vin

The ultimate museum for wine lovers! Immerse yourself in wine history, wines of the world, and more in this ultra-modern experience made for learning and fun.

Bordeaux Guide

La Cité de Vin

Bordeaux Day 3: City Tour

On your own or guided by English-speaking guides, there are tours for your every interest. Check with the Bordeaux Tourist Office Mine was designed for a taste of history and architecture — Place des Quinconces, Place du Palais, Place de la Bourse, The Opera House,

A City Pass is a must! You can hop on-off trams that run through town day and night, plus admission to various museums and exhibitions.


Bordeaux Guide

Place de la Bourse

Stayed tuned for more on each day’s excursions….

Bordeaux Travel Guide:  

Bordeaux Day 1: The Secrets of Great Wine

Bordeaux Day 2: Cité de Vin

Bordeaux Day 3: The Magnificent City


7 replies »

    • Only thing bad about your going to Bordeaux is that it’s so far away from Uzes. But then, I’d love to have a good reason to visit there often. It would be hard to say which is my favorite area of Bordeaux. There are some beautiful villages nearby, too. Let’s explore!

  1. Sitting here in wintery Melbourne, Australia, reading your blog is so lovely,
    Love travelling in France.

    • So glad the blog is brightening your day. We’re having a hot one here. I hope to included Australia in my travels some day! Thanks for your note. It made my day.

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