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5 Good reasons  

European Best Destination 2015, favourite city of the French… Bordeaux is a powerful magnet! After a 15-year full makeover, Bordeaux, with its blonde stone façades, has recovered its 18th-century splendour, confirmed by the historic city centre’s recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. Besides being the World Capital of Wine, Bordeaux has become an international brand for tourism with almost 6 million visitors each year. An attractive city for business as well as for lifestyle.

 

1- Gem of the 18th century - a fine lifestyle

  • 317 monuments listed UNESCO World Heritage
  • Contemporary architecture: Chaban Delmas Bridge, Matmut Atlantique Stadium, Cité du Vin Wine Museum
  • Gastronomy, bistronomy, outdoor cafés, rich cultural agenda

2- Wine Capital of the World 

  • On the doorstep of the world's largest vineyard
  • 9,000 chateaux, the closest 15 minutes from the city centre
  • Reception venues on the wine estates of the Grands Crus Classés

3- Responsible and Smart City 

  • Pedestrian city centre, eco-friendly transport: tram, public bicycle service, electric cars, river shuttle
  • Parks, landscaped waterfronts, the Gironde estuary
  • Conservation of air quality and biodiversity, production of green energies
  • French Tech (digital cluster)

4- Equipped to host events of all sizes  

  • 7 convention centres, 200 to 1500-capacity auditoriums
  • 150,000 m2 of exhibition areas
  • 10,000 rooms, renovations since 2012
  • Vinexpo, 45,000 visitors, largest Wine & Spirits trade fair

5- Easily accessible

  • International Airport, 80 direct destinations, five million passengers annually
  • By train, Paris-Bordeaux in 3h15, 25 daily round trips
  • 3 tram lines, planned direct line Airport/City Centre