Bordeaux

Bordeaux Travel Guide

Articles about Bordeaux

By Ted Loos
Bordeaux has what’s known as a high-class problem: People think of it as a snobby French region making great, if unapproachable, wine. People are in awe of it—and intimidated by it—before they even open a bottle. To remind you that red Bordeaux...
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By Donna Heiderstadt

Hotels in Bordeaux

For its renovation of the 232-year-old historic palace across from the National Opera, Regent tapped Jacques Garcia to revamp the 250 rooms. The whole place verges on the ornate, with 19th-century French furniture, richly colored brocade fabrics, and vast marble bathrooms.

Restaurants in Bordeaux

Request a light white wine in this low-key bar and you’ll likely be served a chilled bottle for less than $10 that will go perfectly with a plate of seared calamari.

Things to do in Bordeaux

A group of 49 merchants stock everything from Renaissance art to mid-20th-century treasures. Don't expect to find a great bargain; for that, hunters will have better luck at the weekly flea market outside the neighboring Saint Michel Church.