LifeinourVan City Reviews | Bordeaux | France
Things we did in Bordeaux, France
As you're probably aware from our last blog post, we've pretty much driven from Santiago de Compostela, Spain to get to Bordeaux so both girls can enjoy a Christmas Market in France again (after last year's success at Angers).. So where better to start our 'Learn 5...read more
If you've missed yesterday's article 'Learn 5 Things You Didn't Know about Bordeaux across the day' then you might want to read it first. Discover our first experience of this stunning city in the South West of France. Famed as much for its wine as it's...read more
What we liked about it
here’s just a few ideas….
Bordeaux really is as vibrant a city as Berlin or London in our humble opinion and perfect for kids! But don’t miss the Bordeaux city pass as it has a great city tour included… use the trams to get around but don’t miss the fantastic riverside sports park.
Ever since we were unbelievably lucky enough to get a place in Complete France’s ‘Top 6 Inspiring Blogs about France’ we’ve tried hard to do this beautful country justice… so here’s a first hand tip ‘Bordeaux really, really discounts it’s prices in the shoulder season… so grab a bargain like us before the season starts as you’ll save a ton of cash in what is a relatively pricey city’
Still not convinced? Here’s another one:
As Bordeaux regularly features in France’s Top 10 Christmas Markets, why not schedule in some Christmas shopping on a visit in December. You’ll enjoy local Acquitaine treats like the chocolates from Bayonne, armagnac, pear and prune spirits, faïences from Samadet, potteries from Saint Faust, blown glass from Vianne .
Where we stayed
Summary Need to escape for a few days? Want to compare weekend breaks to top cities such as Bordeaux, Rome or Copenhagen? Does your family love to explore new cities too? Do you also think that city breaks aren't just for adults and are a great way to learn, relax and bond as a family. If so, grab a seat, make yourself comfortable & discover some of the favourite 'family friendly' cities we've visited in our 700+ day European Roadtrip