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Stories and Tips Bordeaux

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Beauty awake

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 15 Oct, 2011

We only have a day in Bordeaux and probably motivated by this knowledge we manage to spend what in hindsight appears to be an incredibly busy day in the city on the Garonne. Bordeaux was a bit of a revelation for me. I had no…Read More


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St Emilion

Written by MichaelJM on 16 May, 2006

Apparently the town producing one of our favourite French wines is the oldest wine-producing town in France and we were keen to view it. The town clings on the side of a south facing hill and the belfry acts as a great orientation. We were…Read More


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St Emilion

Written by MichaelJM on 14 May, 2006

In 1999 the jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion, covering over 7,500 hectares, was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. The borders were established at the end of the 13th century, by Edward 1st of England and it's important to realise that the region is made up…Read More


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St. Emilion

Written by Jim Rosenberg on 15 Oct, 2000

If you long for a quaint village with history, good taste and a place to take wonderful photos, St. Emilion is an outstanding choice. A worthy pilgrimage for lovers of fine Bordeaux wine, I've yet to have a poor bottle of St. Emilion and its…Read More


Shopping Street

Written by eros on 24 Dec, 2002

Bordeaux has the second-longest shopping street in Europe. It is so long, it would take approximately an hour to walk it, especially with the big crowds that go here daily. You have all brand names here: Calvin Klein, Gap, Levi's, and many others. Shopping is…Read More


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