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The city of Bordeaux France



The port of Bordeaux is a city in the Aquitaine region of France.

The city is in two parts divided by the Garonne river.

There are 4 road bridges across the river.

The one in the photo is the oldest built in 1820 the Pont-de-Pierre.

The Pont-de-Pierre bridge


Bordeaux bridge picture

The centre of the city still has its old terrace houses and mansions.

The centre is mainly a traffic free zone and has every kind of shop.

If you want top of the range designer goods go to Gambetta square.

There are plenty of cafes wine bars and some of the best patisseries in France.You can eat out from around £8 upwards a few of the restaurants in the Port with a price guide.A local Map of the city to help you find your way around.

If you want stay in Bordeaux you will find a good choice of hotels try these a selection of Hotels in Bordeaux

Hotels in Bordeaux


Bordeaux has a good choice of hotels to stay at try here

The Hotel Continental is in a great location in a pedestrian street.

Leading to the Grand Hommes shopping mall with a food market at the end of the street.

It's near the city attractions

The Hotel Continental Bordeaux offers both single and double guestrooms with a total of 50 rooms available.

The duplex suite has a panoramic terrace. All of the rooms have a private bathroom with either a bath or a shower.

Guests may request an extra cot or iron. Most of the rooms are air-conditioned and non-smoking rooms are available. Pets are allowed for a fee.

The 18th century building of the Hotel Continental Bordeaux was recently renovated.

Hotel Continental Bordeaux


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The port of Bordeaux



Bordeaux picture 1

The city and the surrounding area is most famous for its wine growing.

The region is one of the largest wine-growing area in the world.

There are several tours you can go on to visit the vineyards and taste the wine.

Bordeaux picture 2

A few miles to the east of the city you will find St Emilion an interesting old town. There is a link at the bottom of the page with more details.

About 40 miles away you can visit the highest sand dune in Europe. The view from the top of the sea and the pine forests is worth the climb.

You can see the Great Dune of Pyla in the photo below.

The Great Dune of Pyla


 Great Dune of Pyla picture

Google street map of the centre


Places to stay


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This large 2-bedroom apartment is a delight to come home to after a long days sightseeing and window shopping. Located on the first floor (2nd floor for North Americans), with a lift, the apartment overlooks rue Custine, one of the most interesting street in Paris to walk through.

Though facing the street, the double-glazed windows give you excellent insulation against any daily passerby.

The apartment has been tastefully decorated in vibrant colors, which catch the natural light streaming into the apartment. As the view is not obstructed closely by another building in front, you benefit from the sunlight and can enjoy your morning breakfast a the wooden dinning table which extends to seat 6.

In the living room you will find a sofa bed that sleeps two. We also have installed a flat screen TV with cable (as well as a dvd player and some dvd's) and have high speed internet access for your laptop computers so you can remain in touch. We also provide you with a Mac Computer in the apartment, a free Phone during your stay and a Bose bluetooth station.


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