A Weekend in Bordeaux | France’s Wine Capital
A charming and culturally rich city with a legendary reputation, Bordeaux is one of the hottest destinations of the moment. From strolling through picturesque squares, indulging in incredible local cuisine to sipping some of the world’s finest wines, the beautiful city makes a wonderful stop while visiting France.
Explore Bordeaux’s Wine Region
Dubbed the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux is renowned for producing exceptional varieties of red, white, and dessert wines.
A must visit for wine enthusiasts, La Cité du Vin is a unique cultural centre and immersive museum dedicated to the world of wine. Located on the banks of the Garonne River, visitors end their tour with a wine tasting on the top floor, where glorious panoramic views over the city await.
No trip to the Bordeaux wine region would be complete without a trip to Saint-Émilion, a charming medieval town famous for producing some of the best wine in the world. With a combination of its world-class wineries, medieval architecture and great monuments, this town is a must-visit destination for wine lovers and travellers interested in experiencing the rich heritage of French winemaking.
Discover Local Gastronomy
Bordeaux offers a rich culinary scene, with numerous gourmet restaurants, bistros, and markets. The region is known for its delicious local cuisine, which pairs exceptionally well with its wines. Don’t miss the opportunity to savour regional specialties like duck confit, foie gras, and fresh seafood.
Stroll through the Saint-Michel Neighbourhood
Often overlooked by many visitors, the Saint-Michel neighbourhood is one of the most cosmopolitan and lively areas in Bordeaux. The charming area get its name from the iconic Basilica of Saint-Michel, a gothic-style church that dominates the skyline of Bordeaux. Named a UNESCO world heritage site, the basilica dates back to the 14th century and is best known for its tall bell tower, which offers magnificent views of Bordeaux from the top.
From its dynamic art scene to its bustling markets, Saint-Michel allows you to experience a different side of Bordeaux and explore the city beyond its main tourist attractions.
Getting to Bordeaux
Getting to and from Bordeaux is a seamless and hassle-free experience when you choose to charter a private jet. Offering superior levels of flexibility and comfort, you can fly directly to Bordeaux Mérignac, located just 10km west of the city or alternatively choose the most convenient airport in the region.
From Bordeaux Mérignac, it is around a 15-minute drive to the city centre by car. Our team will be happy to organise VIP transport solutions to transfer you from the airport to your chosen destination.
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