PLACES TO SEE AROUND BORDEAUX : what to see around Bordeau…

The best places to visit around Bordeaux city

Bordeaux is situated in Gironde ( Aquitaine ), a region of the South west of France.

Bordeaux is surrounded by sandy beaches, châteaux and vineyards, pine forests…

Around bordeaux, you may discover, in a day-trip :

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Bordeaux wine region

Bordeaux wine region, around Bordeaux has its own worldwide reputation : the vineyards of Bordeaux produce well known wines such as Saint Emilion, Pomerol, Graves, Medoc (Pauillac, Margaux, Saint Estephe, Saint Julien…), Sauternes…

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Charentes Poitou (North of Bordeaux)

Charente Poitou is a nice region with interesting towns (Poitiers, Saintes, Cognac…), resorts (La Rochelle, Royan…) and islands (Ile de Ré, Ile d’Oléron…)

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Arcachon (West of Bordeaux)

Arcachon and its « Arcachon bassin » is like a small mediterranean sea on the atlantic coast. If you go to Arcachon Bassin, don’t miss the Cap Ferret (a cape situated in front of Arcachon) and the Dune de Pyla, which is the highest dune of Europe