Bordeaux is a city on the southwestern coast of France; the city where the wine comes from and is the world’s largest wine industry capital. The city sits near the Garonne River and is capital of the Aquitaine Region.
Both red and white wines are popular to the region with some of the major names being Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit verdot, and Calbec.
The city s also classified as a “City of Art and History” and many parts of Bordeaux are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the sites in Bordeaux include the Bourse Palace, Saint-Andre Cathedral, Bordeaux Tramway, Allees du Tourny, Maison du Vin, and the Meriadeck Commercial Centre.
Also worth viewing are the Tour Pey-Berland, Rue Sainte-Catherine, Musee des Beaux Arts, Musee Aquitaine, and Musee d’Histoire Naturelle.
Where food is concerned there is great variety in Bordeaux. It’s possible to enjoy seafood such as oysters, cassoulet, foie gras, lamb, and charolais beef.
Some places to enjoy great Bordeaux cuisine are the Le Landais, L’Agneau, and Brasserie Bordelaise.