The French wine region of Bordeaux evokes a rich sensory experience with many. Prepare to experience the regions rich red wines, inhale their rich bouquets and experience the aromas with their seductive refinement. There is, however, more to Bordeaux than just vineyards. At the heart of the region, lies its capital. Bordeaux can be called a city that wine built and it reflects the elegant and exquisitely beautiful inheritance of wine through its art, its architecture and its love of the good things in life.
Introduction to Bordeaux & The Wine Region - Overview - Culture - Location & Orientation - Climate & When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Bordeaux's Wine Regions - The Médoc region - The Graves region - The Right Bank - Saint Émilion - Bordeaux Museum of Wines - The City Bordeaux - Churches of Bordeaux - Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux - Parc Majorlan, Blanquefort - Château de la Brède - Prehistoric Sites - Bay of Arcachon - Dune du Pyla - Arcachon Museum & Aquarium, Arcachon - Recommendations for the Budget Traveller - Places to Stay - Ibis Bordeaux Centre Bastide - Hotel Gambetta - Hotel Le Chantry - Chez Simon - Accommodation on a Wine Chateau - Places to Eat - Le Parlement des Graves - Vinset - Lard et Bouchon - Le Petit Port - Chai Pascal - Places to Shop - Buying Affordable Wine in Bordeaux - Cadiot-Badie - Les Douceurs de Louise - Rue Saint Catherine - La Mauvaise Réputation