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Celebrating wine, gastronomy, arts and culture, Bordeaux is a city that represents the very essence of the French spirit. Located in the southwest of France, on the Garonne River, Bordeaux casts its charms around the region through its broad pedestrian boulevards, gorgeous squares, modern buildings and historical architecture. Pay a visit to Bordeaux on your next trip to France and see why the city was once elected as "European Best Destination".

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Bordeaux Jet

If you are looking for some serious sensations, go rent a jet ski on the other side of the Garonne. Ideal for a super fun afternoon or a bachelor/bachelorette party, Bordeaux Jet will make your stay in the city unforgettable. You can also go on a jet ski tour in the area.

Saint-Emilion Day Trip with Sightseeing Tour & Wine Tastings from Bordeaux

Spend a day sipping French reds and whites in the Saint-Emilion and Pomerol wine region on a day trip from Bordeaux.Visit two chateaux to taste the region’s famous wines and then stroll through the charming streets of the medieval town of Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

National Opera

The National Opera of Bordeaux, or Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, is a stunning building constructed on a Roman temple's site. Inaugurated in 1780, it hosts operas, ballets and classical music performances, with ticket prices varying based on seating categories. Featuring 12 Corinthian columns and a splendid auditorium with perfect acoustics, it's an architectural gem steeped in history — be sure not to miss the rare guided tours to fully appreciate this French treasure.

Grosse Cloche

The Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux, literally the Big Bell of Bordeaux, is a belfry on the old Medieval Town Hall, above a former dungeon for juveniles. You can see two 40 meter towers standing to the sides of a central building. The 18th-century bell has an impressive weight of 7,800 kilograms and rings out to mark special occasions.

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