Bordeaux – majestic French city and premier wine region

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Magnificent buildings on its remodelled quayside on the River Garonne set off Bordeaux as a majestic city with something to offer everyone.
Modern trams glide by noiselessly as you stroll the gleaming malls and the quayside promenade is a magnet for walkers, skaters and cyclists.
Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2007, the city is growing in favour as a city break destination and two night bed and breakfast deals starting from E100 a person are on offer at www.bordeaux-tourisme.com
A wine festival at the end of June celebrates its place at the heart of the Bordeaux wine trail.
None can dispute the Gironde’s claim to be a land where the living is good.
Cookery lessons, vineyard visits and wine workshops are on offer along with the chance to have your wedding in a wine chateau.
Budget flights from Liverpool and Edinburgh.
Train from London to Paris is 2 hours 15 minutes and from Paris by TGV high speed train another 3 hours. Info at www.http://eurostar.com
Useful websites are:
www.http://tourism-gironde.fr
www.http://medococean.com
www.http://bienvenue-a-la-ferme.com/gironde
www.http://aquitaine.bienvenueaupays.fr
www.http://gites-de-france-gironde.com
www.http://atelierdeschefs.com

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