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AttractionsBordeaux France

Place Gambetta - Wonderful little park in the heart of Bordeaux, makes for a great place to enjoy an ice cream or Shish kebab (hot meal sandwich), as with most French parks there are ample places to sit down. For a shish kabob just take a stroll down the rue du Palais Gallien, street starts in the northwest corner of Place Gambetta, there are lots kabob shops there.
For the shoppers in your party Place Gambetta is also the home to a Virgin Megastore.

Tour Pey Berland - Experience a panoramic view of Bordeaux like none other, from this 15th century tower. Not for the faint of heart, as you have to clime up over 5 stories of stares to arrive at the top, but well worth it.

Rue Sainte Catherine - The mostly pedestrian only street makes for a nice stroll from the Place de la Comédie to Place de la Victoire. Stop off along the way and enjoy a French café and realize this is why you came to France.

Nightlife - When I lived in Bordeaux it had lively nightlife with an amazing amount of pubs and bars run by expats. The center seems to have the most going for it. Try taking a stroll along the Rue Sainte Catherine at night. You'll see what I mean.

Bordeaux Then & Now: Set of eight then and now photos of Bordeaux.

Things to do outside Bordeaux.

Bordeaux Hotels

Bordeaux Tours

Related links:
Rendez-vous au Château: Discover the Bordeaux art of living in a comfortable van. Off the beaten path, discover the treasures of our land, from St Emilion to Margaux including the Arcachon Bay.
Bordeaux Wine Trail: The Essential Guide to the Wines and Wine Growing Regions of France. Bordeaux Tourist Office Web Site

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