Bordeaux has been a flourishing city since Roman times, and today has quarters that capture and preserve its long history. It is located in the southwest of France, about 300 miles south of Paris, on the Garonne River, surrounded by one of the most famous wine growing regions in the world.


The Atlantic coast and the resort towns and sandy beaches of the Arcachon Basin are approximately 25 miles away. Regular train service links Bordeaux with Arcachon.

Follow the links below to learn more about Bordeaux and the surrounding region


Cathedral Saint-Andre












Elizabeth and Anna enjoying the main square in Bordeaux


Day and night views of Pont de Pierre












Bordeaux Tourism Links

Virtural Tour and Links to Guide Books from the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux
City Guide to the Culture, Economy and Wines of Bordeaux
Office de Tourisme de Bordeaux
Tourism in Aquitaine
Yahoo's Local Guides to Bordeaux


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