Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Bordeaux

Come and experience Bordeaux and its monuments, wineries and museums. This city's local tours, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Aquitaine Museum, Musee des Beaux-Arts or Contemporary Art Museum. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bordeaux

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bordeaux a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maison du Vin de Bordeaux (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Chateau Haut Brion (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Bordeaux Wine School (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Caliceo Aquatic Center (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Chateau Luchey-Halde (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Swimming Stadium Henri Deschamps (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bordeaux

Travelers appreciate the stunning river views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Bordeaux has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bordeaux. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jardin Public (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Jardin Botanique (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Bordeaux Botanical Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Bordelais Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hermitage Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • House of Nature (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Bordeaux

Fly into Bordeaux (BOD-Merignac), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Bordeaux St-Jean Station, Bordeaux-Benauge Station and Bordeaux Cauderan-Merignac Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Bordeaux by catching a ride on the metro at City Hall, Hotel de Ville Tram Station or Musee d'Aquitaine Tram Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bordeaux?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bordeaux:

  • Le Lac: 45 holiday homes
  • Bordeaux Maritime: 110 holiday homes
  • Quartier du Lac: 58 holiday homes
  • Cauderan: 150 holiday homes
  • Bacalan: 46 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bordeaux?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bordeaux. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Saint-Michel's Bell Tower: 1,323 holiday lettings
  • Aquitaine Bridge: 1,330 holiday lettings
  • Cinema Utopia: 1,318 holiday lettings
  • National Centre Jean Moulin: 1,313 holiday lettings
  • Golf Blue Green Bordeaux - Lac: 1,343 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bordeaux listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bordeaux?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 467 Houses in Bordeaux. Our other popular types of Bordeaux holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 523 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bordeaux?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 360 holiday homes with pool available in Bordeaux. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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