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...
By Luke Barr
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By Donna Heiderstadt

Hotels in Bordeaux

To mark its 10th anniversary, the renowned French hotel and spa commissioned the avant-garde fashion house Maison Martin Margiela to revamp its stand-alone suite, a favorite with local residents. Black-and-white photographs cover the walls, and white curtains are draped over cowskin floor mats.

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

The former archbishop's residence houses a vast collection that includes two wings full of paintings from 17th-century masters, another wing with 19th-century French painters, as well as 20th-century luminaries, such as Matisse, Kokoschka, and Picasso.