Bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, Bordeaux, the capital of Southwest France has changed beyond all recognition in recent years and was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2007, the largest urban area ever to receive this acclaim.
The heart of the historical sector offers a stunning beauty and unity of architectural style, with charming squares and parks, absorbing museums, and highly cultivated and bustling places of entertainment.
Bordeaux, widely open to the ocean, is at the crossroads of Paris and Spain and enjoys a mild oceanic climate with the influence of the Gulf Stream.
It is a focal point of fine dining and shopping with fine cuisine in top class restaurants and friendly bistros at every turn inviting visitors to linger. High-fashion boutiques are situated in pedestrian streets featuring many famous international and well-known French brands.
Bordeaux and the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce and Industry were at the forefront of the creation of the Great Wine Capitals organization due to the presence of Bordeaux as a region internationally renowned for the premium quality wines produced in the area.
Bordeaux, the gateway to the most famous vineyards in the world…