Elected "the trendiest city in the world for travel in 2017" by the famous Travel Guide Lonely Planet, Bordeaux is a tourist destination particularly appreciated for the grand architecture of its city centre.
Bordeaux city centre was listed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007, the listing includes the entire old town making Bordeaux the largest Urban Heritage site the area stretches over an impressive 1810 hectares.
Bordeaux is evolving all the time, adding new and exciting structures to the landscape such as the Cité du Vin also called the Wine Museum, the Chaban-Delmas vertical-lift bridge or the Arena; a new concert venue with a capacity of 11,300, designed by the architect Rudy Ricciotti to look like a pebble.
Bordeaux is of course a world renowned for its wine, its terroir is home to some of the most prestigious vineyards. Enjoy a visit to Château Margaux, to Château Haut-Brion or to Château Pape Clément in order to taste the local vintage wines.
Bordeaux is also home to an ever increasing number of fine dining establishments, such as Gordon Ramsay’s Le Pressoir d'Argent, Philippe Etchebest’s Le Quatrième Mur or Pierre Gagnaire’s La Grande Maison.