144. Bordeaux, France
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Bordeaux is known for its wine, but its also a fine city in and of itself. Bordeaux, France is one of those places where wine is like water, well kind of. It’s the only airport I’ve been to that has its own winery in the airport. How cool is that?
Bordeaux, France is located in the south of France in the west, just northwest of Toulouse.
How To Get Here
The closest airport is the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (BOD).
The following airlines has service to Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (BOD):
Aegean Airlines (A3), Aer Lingus (EI), Aigle Azur (ZI), Air Algerie (AH), Air Arabia Maroc (3O), Air Corsica (XK), Air France (AF), Air Transat (TS), ASL Airlines France (5O), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN), Chalair Aviation (CE), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Helvetic (2L), HOP! (A5), Iberia Airlines (IB), Jetairfly (TB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Royal Air Morac (AT), Ryanair (FR), TAP Portugal (TP), Tunisair (TU), Turkish Airlines (TK), Twin Jet (T7), Volotea (V7), Vueling (VY), XL Airways France (SE) and Wizz Air (W6).
If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
You can find a lost of ferries serving Bordeaux at https://www.seebordeaux.com/ferries/.
Where To Stay
The Accor Group of hotels, Best Western, IHG including an Intercontinental, Kyriad are well represented. There are also some local hotels as well. When I was there, I stayed at the Holiday Inn near the train station which is a little away from the main area.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
There are many places to eat in Bordeaux and of course drink wine; after all, its is Bordeaux.
What To Do
Wine and more wine is the name of the game here. There’s even a winery at the airport! However, the city is rich in architecture and churches so take a walk around or take the Light Rail around town.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tours offered by Viator for the region.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.
==>> Trip.com has some additional information.
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Currency: Euros (EUR)
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