Hello, bordeaux

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".

City Information

Essential Information about the city

Bordeaux-Merignac Airport

The airport is located in Merignac, just outside of Bordeaux.A shuttle links directly the central train station and the airport between 6am and 11pm 7/7, in approximatively 30 minutes with one departure every hour. Another bus line, the Liane 1+ serves the same purpose but leaves more regularly and with more stops, for a trip of around 50 minutes. It works between 5am and 12:30/1:30am from Monday to Sunday.

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Public Transport

You can find all necessary information on the TBM website for public transports or even download the app. A good tip is to invest in a Bordeaux City-Pass card that you can buy in the tourist office. It includes free entry to several museums as well as free travel on municipal buses and trams.

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There are many taxis and taxi stations available all around Bordeaux.Bicycle-Taxis are also available.

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Bordeaux has many post offices, but you can also buy stamps in "Bureaux de tabac" and post your letters or postcards in post boxes (yellow and blue).

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Pharmacies are all around in Bordeaux, but there are only a few open at night. Call the number given to make sure the pharmacy is open and has the necessary products. After 10pm, call the Police station.

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Telephone & WiFi

Country code + 33Bordeaux Council offer free WiFi hotspots around the city, in libraries and main attractions. On the website below you'll find a map of the hotspots in the centre.

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