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Top 10 things to do in Bordeaux


Today in our article of the essentials we take you to the capital of wine and one of the most popular cities in France, Bordeaux.

Here is our top 10 things to do in Bordeaux :


The water mirror :

Place de la Bourse is one of the most famous squares in Bordeaux, there you will find well-known buildings and monuments of the city but also the opportunity to participate in a game of perspective with the famous mirror of water. It was Michel Corajoud who had the idea of ​​designing this work by plunging the ground of the square into a layer of water, thus creating a mirror projecting everything that surrounds this square as well as the sky.
Visitors and budding photographers pass by to take incredible shots and portraits.


Discover the Bassin des Lumières :

This submarine base dating from the 2nd World War has been reconditioned into a breathtaking museum.
The Bassin des Lumières offers a spectacle of light and perspective to its visitors, and offers a unique sensory spectacle.
You will also find many famous paintings and even if you are not keen on art, we advise you to visit this incredible place in Bordeaux.


Explore the Cité du Vin and the Wine and Trading Museum :

Bordeaux is the capital of Wine in France, which is well known for it’s wine fields and particullar grapes.
This is why you will find many activities related to wine in this city.
You can visit the Cité du Vin, a museum highlighting the art of wine, its history and its place in the world.
You will also have the Wine and Trade Museum which exhibits the history of wine as well as all related trades, you can also participate in a tasting session.


Take advantage of the atmosphere of the markets :

Going to the market in a city like Bordeaux is essential to take advantage of local products.
The Capucins market is one of the best known, you can find everything there and the stalls are well maintained.
The Quai des Chartrons market is just as lively and full and will also allow you to enjoy a stroll along the Garonne.
The Royal market takes place on Saturdays and there are food and non-food products.
You can do tastings in most markets.


Gastronomy :

Bordeaux is one of the gastronomic capitals of France, in addition to the Wine which is very important and present everywhere in the city, you will find beautiful addresses to satisfy your epicurean impulses.
Wine bars offering small dishes and tapas for wine pairings, bistro, restaurants, street-food, starred restaurants and good bakeries will give you the best of French cuisine.
Don’t miss the « canelés », a staple of French pastry.


Sailing on the Garonne :

Why not take advantage of the waters of Bordeaux to take a cruise or a river trip.
You will find many companies that offer these services.
This will allow you to take part in a guided tour, discover the city’s heritage and have an aperitif or gourmet meal aboard a boat on the Garonne.


Visit the Aquitaine Museum :

This museum is one of the most important in the countryside, it has a collection that dates back from prehistoric times to the present day.
In the exhibition you can discover the history of the city, the region as well as temporary exhibitions and conferences.


Climb the Pey Berland tower :

It is the bell tower of the Saint-Jean cathedral, this imposing tower in the Gothic style offers a breathtaking view of the whole city.
Climb all the steps to go to the rooftop for a panoramic view of Bordeaux.


Admire the Quinconces and Comédie squares :

Bordeaux is one of the most important cities in France and as such it is equipped with monuments and squares of great importance.
Among these squares we find the largest in Europe, the Place des Quinconces, the latter measures 12 hectares and goes to the banks of the Garonne. Full of trees, it offers many places of shade, ideal during the summer periods to shelter from the sun and the heat.
We also find the Place de la Comédie, which charms with its architecture. In particular, you can admire its beautiful facades, its imposing clock and the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux.
We have already introduced you to the Place de la Bourse, but if you want to stroll around Bordeaux, we advise you to try these places.


Darwin ecosystem :

It’s a rather special place and that’s why we mention it in this top. Darwin ecosystem presents all aspects of a miniature city. Located on the right bank, inside an old rehabilitated barracks, it is an atypical meeting place where you can find everything.
Skate Park, gallery, organic shop and restaurant, this place will allow you to discover the world in its own right.


And this is how our article on the top 10 things to do in Bordeaux ends, do not hesitate to contact the Infinity luxury chauffeur company to be accompanied on all your trips.

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