Living in Bordeaux (France)
Bordeaux is a young and dynamic city, ideally located between the Atlantic Ocean and the largest vineyards in the world. On Unesco World Heritage's list, Bordeaux has undergone a veritable urban metamorphose, opening itself towards the river and its fashionable and trendy wharfs on the Garonne.
Bordeaux embodies the world’s best wines and spirits with its six large grape-growing regions that are known throughout the world and called: the Six Bordeaux Wine Routes. As for gourmet cooking in Bordeaux, it is also a benchmark with its multiple culinary specialties to tickle the taste buds of the most demanding gourmets. With one restaurant for every 285 inhabitants, Bordeaux’s gastronomy, authentic and locally-sourced, blends seafood, local produce and of course, its wines. Excursions into the Bordeaux vineyards are the best way to discover this region’s strengths, how Bordeaux’s wines are made, without forgetting its many prestigious chateaux.
Cultural heritage is an integral part of Bordeaux. From historical monuments to lush green parks and gardens without forgetting its many concert halls, the capital of the Gironde region is a city with something for everyone.Its large events such as the Bordeaux Wine Festival, Vinexpo, the Epicuriales, Bordeaux Celebrates its River, and many more, are all events that those living in Bordeaux love, without forgetting professionals in the wine industry and its many tourists.
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Named Wellbeing Cities Awards (Nature & Biodiversity Category)
Voted the world’s “best city to visit” by the Lonely Planet
Named “Top Tourism Destination” by the Los Angeles Times
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7,7 millions passengers in 2019 by air
87,000 students, France’s sixth largest student city
7000 wine estates
2000 restaurants in 2017
Only 2 hours from Paris with the TGE, one hour from the Atlantic and two and a half hours from Spain
20 minutes away from the world’s best vineyards and wineries
Four tram lines, 78 buses and 163 kms of bike lanes (the world’s sixth best biking city).
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