Bordeaux

The Design Surgery August 2014

Bordeaux

PLACES TO SEE
01_ See the Pont d’Aquitaine, a stunning suspension bridge over the Garonne River.
02_View the magnificent Monument aux Girondins on Place des Quinconces, one of Europe’s biggest city squares.

THINGS TO DO
01_ Stroll along the banks of the Garonne or tour them by ferry, and enjoy dazzling views of Bordeaux from its bridges.
02_Climb the 231 steps of the Tour Pey-Berland Gothic bell tower and photograph the panoramic view of the city.

SHOPPING
You can find everything you’re looking for from fresh fruits and vegetables to secondhand clothing at the ethnic Saint-Michel market, every Tuesday and Saturday morning.

LOCAL CULTURE
Famous for its century-old vineyards and graperies as well as its cheeses, Bordeaux is on its way to becoming a gastronomic capital.

CUISINE
French restaurants serving food from every region of the country offer alternatives to fit every budget.

CLIMATE
Temperate oceanic climate with mild winters and warm summers.

LANGUAGE
French