Information about flights to Bordeaux
Found on the Garonne river in the south-west of France, Bordeaux is France's 9th largest city, and is home to more than 230,000 people. Filled with amazing architecture, fascinating culture, inspirational scenery world-class wine and more than 2000 years of history, you'll find plenty to explore when you book Bordeaux flights with lastminute.com
Bordeaux has been officially granted the title of City of art and history and it's not hard to see why. The area was first settled by Celtic tribes in 300 BCE and the city itself is home to the largest amount of historical monuments in France, outside of Paris. When you book Bordeaux flights with lastminute.com, you'll be able to explore Roman ruins or fabulous 18th century buildings like the Place de la Bourse, and be inspired by sights like the Miroir d'eau – the world's largest reflecting pool – and the incredible collection of masterpieces at the Musée des Beaux Arts.
There's a lot more to Bordeaux than just wine, but it is an important part of the city's life. Grapes have been grown in the region since the Roman era, and Bordeaux is now home to the world's biggest wine fair, Vinexpo, as well as a brand new museum – La Cité du Vin – entirely devoted to the fabulous stuff. You'll find exports from the region on the finest wine lists all around the world, but, if you're really passionate about your wine, there's no competition for catching a flight to Bordeaux and taking a tasting tour around the local chateaux.
Bordeaux's dining is just as inviting as its drinking. Eat like the locals and try one of the city's own pastries – canelé– for breakfast, before picking up local produce at the Place des Capucins market. However, with the savings to be found with our selection of Bordeaux flight offers, you might feel like treating yourself to something special. If so, head to Le Grande Maison – a two Michelin starred restaurant that specialises in classic French cuisine, or Gordon Ramsay's restaurant, Le Pressoir d'Argent, at the Grand Hotel de Bordeaux and Spa.
Scored a great deal on cheap Bordeaux flights? Why not celebrate by catching a match at the impressive Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux. The stadium (also known as the Matmut Atlantique), can hold more than 42,000 people and will be hosting several matches during the Euro 2016 tournament, including the Quarter Final. And football isn't the only game in town - Bordeaux's rugby and cricket teams are among the best in France, while the Velodome du Lac hosts major cycling and athletic championships.
There's plenty of fabulous shopping to be found in Bordeaux, in fact the city's main shopping street – Rue Sainte Cathérine – is one of the longest in Europe, running for one-and-a-quarter miles. You'll also find prestigious boutiques in the Triangle-d'Or, and designer bargains at the Quai des Marques outlet shops. So, if you're looking to spend the cash that you've saved with our last minute Bordeaux flights, you'll be spoilt for choice.