Things to Do in Bordeaux Region

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The boutique for urban clothes horses carries women's fashions from Martin Margiela, Maria Calderara, and Ann Demeulemeester, as well as international... Read More

When travelers think of French nightclubs, visions of Paris's trendy, velvet rope venues—with their pulse pounding club music, hypnotic lightshows... Read More

The former 17th-century church has been transformed into a bar/cinema/art complex. On sunny days in the late afternoon, the outdoor terrace is bathed in... Read More

Set in a former warehouse, the museum shows a rotating collection of art from the 1960's to the present. Read More

Château Beychevelle is an estate along La Gironde about 30 miles northwest of Bordeaux near the village of St.-Julien. Founded in the Middle Ages,... Read More

Château Cos d'Estournel is one of the top Haut-Médoc wine producers in Bordeaux’s St.-Estèphe region. The property sits on 200... Read More

Located northwest of Bordeaux proper, the Château Giscours winery is set on a hilltop in the commune of Labarde. The domaine started... Read More

Château Grand Callamand is both a winery and a bed-and-breakfast. Located near the town of Pertuis in Luberon National Park, the château is... Read More

Just off the D2 highway—known as the Route des Châteaux—this 128-acre winery is easily recognizable by its two conical turrets rising... Read More

Chateau Pichon-Longueville is known locally as Pichon Baron. Located northwest of Bordeaux along the Garonne River between the towns of Pauillac and... Read More

More than just a winery, Château Smith Haut Lafitte is a family home, a hotel with a natural mineral springs spa, and one of the most praised... Read More

This confectioner churns out whimsy by the boxful, such as mountains of buttery fleur de sel caramels, and paves de Bordeaux ("Bordeaux cobblestones"),... Read More

The city-sponsored program offers wine-country weekend tours and onsite two-hour tasting courses at a posh-looking but bargain-priced wine bar. Read More

The company operates throughout France and Italy, but the shining jewel is the Bordeaux Prestige Tour. The Bordeaux Prestige Tour is offered three times... Read More

You'll get an eyeful of decorative objects and other furnishings by cutting-edge designers such as Christophe Pillet, Jurgen Bey, and Karim Rashid. Loup... Read More

Architect Victor Louis' neo-classical theater has a monumental façade with 12 Corinthian columns and a sweeping staircase that was the... Read More

The wine bar is run by three friends, one of whom is an expert on the local estates, from which he handpicks wines for the menu. Chartrons also hosts... Read More

The best way to buy wine is to visit the small vineyards in the area. But if you just want to hit a shop with a varied inventory, try this huge... Read More

Bordeaux fussy and overpriced? Not at this bar run by the region’s wine council. Architect Françoise Bousquet has appointed the soaring... Read More

A rotating roster of guest DJs sets the tone at the tiny zinc bar with a loyal following. The festivities often spill into the street. Late night,... Read More

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... Read More

It wouldn't be a trip to Bordeaux without, well, a bottle of Bordeaux. Oenophiles and amateur tasters alike will find something to love at the Maison du... Read More

La Musée National des Douanes is France’s National Customs Museum. Located along the waterfront in an 18th-century palace at Place de la... Read More

The former archbishop's residence houses a vast collection that includes two wings full of paintings from 17th-century masters, another wing with 19th... Read More

Anyone who visits Winery can take the signe oenologique test for either $22 or $37, depending on the quality of wines being poured. Explorers ... Read More

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