Apartment Hotels in Bordeaux
Wine and History: Sightseeing close to the apartment hotels in Bordeaux
Bordeaux, the world’s capital city of wine owes its fame to its rich cultural heritage and famous culinary delicacies. France’s sixth biggest city is located on the banks of the Garonne (Atlantic) and Gascony and is an absolutely stunning city.
Bordeaux’s history and culture goes back more than 2000 years ago when gaulish settlers of the Bituriges founded Burdigala, the former name of Bordeaux, and planted the first vineyard. Until today the vineyards and the Bordeaux wine are the key feature of Bordeaux’s culture and economy. With 14,000 regional producers and many renowned and famous wines, Bordeaux is deservedly named the world’s capital city of wine. Many guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux love the wine from these regional producers.
The beautiful old town near the apartment hotels in Bordeaux
The importance of wine can also be seen when guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux walk through the romantic streets of Bordeaux. Small bistros and cafes accompany the many wine bars where you can taste delicious wines and small dishes from the region. After dinner a cozy walk along the riverbanks is highly recommended and will provide people staying in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux an unforgettable experience. Next to its delicious restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars there are also great clubs and bars, which are mostly in old ships or former warehouses.
With is rich historical background, Bordeaux is home of a fine selection of museums and galleries. From Gallo-Roman statues that are more than 25,000 years old, to wonderful art collections from the 17th to the 20th century, to contemporary art, the city offers a variety of selecitons that will make everyone happy who is interested in cultures and arts.
A city close to the Atlantic sea
Bordeaux is only 45 kilometers away from the shores of the Atlantic. If you have a day off from work or plan on a trip outside of Bordeaux during your city trip to Bordeaux, we highly recommend checking out the rough yet beautiful shores of the Atlantic sea in southern France. Bordeaux is located by the river Garonne, which is unified with the river Dordogne in the huge estuary Gironde. Guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux will be able to experience the tide even in the up-country of Bordeaux.
Image: Bordeaux – Place de la Bourse
Restaurants in Bordeaux
While many guests love to cook their favorite meal in the kitchens of one of the apartment hotels in Bordeaux, some also prefer checking out the restaurants in Bordeaux. As already mentioned Bordeaux is full of bistros, cafés and restaurants worth visiting. Guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux will get in touch with the local producers of the Bordeaux wine and the residents of Bordeaux.
L’Autre Petit Bois
During your stay in Bordeaux make sure you visit the wine bar L’Autre Petit Bois. Guests staying in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux will not just find delicious wines there but also delicious salads and France’s world famous foie gras. A reserveration in advance is highly recommended.
Adress: 12 Place du Parlement
Tel: +33 5 56 48 02 93
Bistro Le Regent
The Bistro Le Regent has several branches in Bordeaux with a simple but excellent concept. All of them offer high-quality steaks, fillets of salmon or delicious duck breast. We highly recommend the Bistro Le Regent to people staying in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux.
Adress: 53 Rue Saint-Rémi
Tel: +33 5 56 44 90 00
Website: Bistro Le Regent
Toque et Broc
This small but very original and stylish Bordeaux restaurant offers great food at fair prices. Highly recommendable to all our guests in the apartment hotels in Bordeaux!
Adress: 13 Rue de la Rousselle
Tel: +33 5 57 77 89 64
Doing Groceries in Bordeaux
If you want to prepare your home-made food in the kitchens of one of our apartment hotels in Bordeaux, all you need to do is buy the right ingredients and cook. In Bordeaux you will find lots of supermarkets, butchers and bakeries. In these grocery stores you will find all the ingredients you are looking for. If you want to get in touch with local residents and local food, we highly recommend to everyone staying in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux to check out one of the markets:
Marche des Capucins
The Marche des Capucins is one of the biggest markets in Bordeaux, located in the historic quarter of St. Michel. If guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux feel like grabbing a snack, they can do so in one of the many snackbars. If you want to buy the ingredients for you home-made meal in the kitchen of your serviced apartment, various stands offer cheese, fine meat, vegetables, spices and much more. We highly recommend going to this historic market to everyone staying in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux.
Address: Place des Capucins, 33800 Bordeaux, Frankreich
Telephone:+33 5 56 92 26 29
Activities close to the apartment hotels in Bordeaux
There is a lot to do in Bordeaux. We know from experience that most guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux want to experience Bordeaux’s wine culture. Therefore, we highly recommend doing a wine tasting tour, be it organized privately or by a tour operator.
Of course, if you visit Bordeaux you must also taste some of its delicious wines. Visit the cellars and vineyards of some of Bordeaux’s most known wineries and taste some of their delicious wines. Bordovino Wine Tours offers great half-day and one day tours for small groups (starting at 49€ pp) and private tours (125€ pp). Many wine lovers stay in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux. If you are a one, this will be an experience you will never forget.
Adress: 3 Rue Enghien
Tel: +33 (0) 55 73 00 427
Website: Bordovino Wine Tours
In order to get in contact with Bordeaux’s fine wine culture guests in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux do not necessarily need to join a professionally organized tour. From our central apartment hotels in Bordeaux you can easily walk to several bistros in the city of Bordeaux and taste the local wine there. This can be a great activity as you will be served with different wines from different regional producers and also experience small dishes from the region. Highly recommendable to people staying in our apartment hotels in Bordeaux!