Wheel away the hours on great BSpoke cycle break; Nigel Booth; Scotsman

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Bordeaux is the original ‘wine blend,’ but it’s more contemporary and affordable than you might think; Dave McIntyre; Washington Post

Why you should take a second look at the famed region.

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7 reasons Bordeaux is the French city to visit now; Melanie Haiken; The Points Guy


When dreaming of France, do you picture yourself sitting in an outdoor cafe, aperitif in hand, watching crowds stroll a riverfront promenade lined with magnificent 18th-century buildings? If so, you might think Paris is the only place to realize that vision. But on a recent trip to Bordeaux, Melanie Haiken discovered that this formerly sleepy port …

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Bordeaux Tourism: Best of Bordeaux, France; TripAdvisor

Bordeaux Tourism: TripAdvisor has 430,440 reviews of Bordeaux Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Bordeaux resource.

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Bordeaux: The ultimate destination; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

With its rolling vineyards, châteaux steeped in history and place on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Bordeaux is the obvious choice when it comes to planning a…

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A French connection: Bordeaux will blow you away with fine wines, food and stunning architecture; Ciaran Barnes; Belfast Telegraph

With return flights from Belfast available for less than £40, there is no reason not to visit Bordeaux – the wine capital of the world.

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Bordeaux’s Water Mirror Is Magical, Worth Visiting; Carrie Whitney; How Stuff Works

Bordeaux’s famed and beautiful reflecting pool will have you snapping photographs and feeling like you’re walking on water.

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The best of France; World Travel Guide

France is the most visited destination in the world as WTG steer you through iconic sights in six destinations and share gastronomic wonders.

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Travel review: Everything you need to know about Bordeaux; Mark Kavanagh; Buzz.ie

Why Buzz.ie fell in love with French city Bordeaux

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Best Winery Destinations In Europe; Anna Papadopoulos; CEOWORLD magazine

Out of many intoxicating beverages available in the market, Wine offers a special significance. With history dating back to Christ era, Wine tasting is considered to be a subtle art along with a ritual with sanctity as well. As times passed by, the making of wine has become quite an interesting activity which makes an […]

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So Bordeaux! French Wine Country Welcomes MICE Events; Gary Diedrichs; Smart Meetings

You know Bordeaux for the wine. And, indeed, it is the world wine capital. But another plus is its ever-increasing ability to host MICE events.

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Join a truly tantalising tour of Bordeaux; The Good Life France

This is not your average tour, it’s a small group, ladies only tour of Bordeaux, St Emilion and the Basque region, the best of everything – extra-ordinary.

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The Heritage of Bordeaux: 5 Must-See Sites in the Port of the Moon; France Today

A UNESCO World Heritage Site with more listed monuments than you can shake a selfie stick at and a world-class wine museum to boot, the south-eastern city is the complete package.

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Bordeaux River Cruise; Get Your Guide

Enjoy an hour-long cruise on the Garonne River and discover the treasures of Bordeaux along its UNESCO-listed waterfront. Hear about the history of Bordeaux and its wine trade from the boat’s captain as you travel along the river quays.

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A weekend in Bordeaux; David Celdran; ABC-CBN

Recently voted as Europe’s best destination, the historic city along the Garonne River is proving it’s more than just a convenient stopover on the region’s well-trodden wine trail.

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Bordeaux Has Gone Well Beyond Its Image as a Wine Capital in Order to Diversify; John Mariani; Forbes

Bordeaux has long capitalized on being France’s Wine Capital but has been promoting its history and arts after a major restoration of the city center.

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Walking Tour: Bordeaux, Old and Very New; Jane Anson; Roads & Kingdoms

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Four-hundred and fifty thousand square feet of dull grey concrete, with a roof almost 33 feet thick, built by over 6,000 Spanish and Portuguese prisoners of war. The German submarine pen in the Bassins à Flots is possibly the only truly ugly feature in the entire UNESCO World Heritage city of Bordeaux.  It’s now owned by the city and used as an art gallery and music venue—and a more recent addition to its cavernous halls makes it the perfect place to start a food-and-wine walk of the city.

Since 2016, one of its outer bunkers has been transformed into Moon Harbour whisky distillery (they spell it the Scottish way) opened by Jean-Philippe Ballanger and Yves Medina. This is whisky with a Bordeaux twist, using locally-grown corn and barley from the Gironde, copper stills made locally by Stupfler, and with the resulting whisky matured in barrels handed on from the best local wine châteaux. (Tours on Tuesday to Saturday at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 4.30 p.m. and 6pm.)

Bordeaux’s transformation over the past decade has made it one of the gourmet capitals of France.

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A Local’s Guide to the Top Things to Do in Bordeaux; Jennifer Dombrowski; Luxe Adventure Traveler

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The fact that Bordeaux is like Mecca for wine lovers is certainly what drew us to come visit this city and worship at the altar of some of the world’s best wines. But Bordeaux is more than just sipping Grand Cru at châteaux; it’s a beautiful and compact city who’s been getting a shiny facelift over the last few years. Known as the Sleeping Beauty, Bordeaux’s 350 listed buildings now gleam a honey-gold. There are new attractions popping up all the time, and there’s no shortage of excellent restaurants, pâtisserie, bars or cafes to rest your weary feet in. The only problem is narrowing down what exactly you can fit in to your Bordeaux holiday. And luckily, locals know best. We’ve compiled all the best things to do in Bordeaux:

 

Museums & Attractions

1. La Cité du Vin

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Fill your new year with beaches, caves and treehouses: 17 destinations for 2017; Christopher Reynolds; LA Times

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Here are 17 destinations that look especially fetching right now. The list includes cities, countries, islands and national parks on five continents; bohemians and Slovenians; spherical Canadian treehouses; vast Vietnamese caves; train tracks at 14,000 feet; and the mother of all Marimekko stores.

Some of these spots are in the middle of building booms. Some are celebrating historic anniversaries. Some have matured in subtler ways, thanks to tour guides, chefs or hoteliers.

1. Bordeaux

Bordeaux, which straddles the Garonne River in southwestern France, is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its wine and food. And the city’s attractions are multiplying. In the last three years, at least four river cruise companies have added Bordeaux itineraries.

Waterfront redevelopment and a growing tram system have improved downtown, allowing the city’s many 18th century buildings to shine more brightly.

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10 Best Vacation Spots Around The World; Glaminati Media

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List Of The Best Vacation Spots to Visit

Finding out the best vacation spots around the world can really be a time-consuming process. So, to help you out with your travel planning, here are the spots around the world which you really wouldn’t want to miss. There are a lot of things people want to do in life and traveling is surely one of them. Now some people really prefer to plan their whole travel. Choosing the destination really becomes a headache for some people as there are so many amazing places.

Mexico City, Mexico

If you want to see the best museums, try cuisine and visit the best architectural designs of the world, then the Mexico City is one of the best places to travel to.

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