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Bordeaux’s Vineyards, Valleys (and Forests)

Bordeaux’s Vineyards, Valleys (and Forests)

The real attraction of Bordeaux’s countryside for a cycling holiday is not simply that the lower Garonne and Dordogne river valleys offer easy lowland pedaling but that they give access to the wide range of landscapes that host a tremendous variety of wines and wine makers.

St Emilion, Blaye, Bordeaux – World Heritage

St Emilion, Blaye, Bordeaux – World Heritage

Bordeaux central area was awarded its UNESCO World Heritage status for the completeness of its 18th century urban landscape. That architecture has at its core the site of the roman port and around that the medieval walled city which survives in the street plan and many of the narrow streets.

Launderettes, dovecotes & bell towers

Launderettes, dovecotes & bell towers

Bordeaux and its countryside include domestic buildings that are an integral parts of the landscape and the local culture. Its unlikely that you would travel far through the rural backroads without encountering a village lavoir – a communal laundry facility where the luxury of cold running water is supplemented by a roof and a stone wash trough.

Gourmet Bordeaux

Gourmet Bordeaux

Because of the region’s renowned wines, the Bordelais gourmet cuisine is often overlooked, as greater emphasis is placed on the accompanying wine rather than on the food itself.

Bistrots bars and Brasseries

Bistrots bars and Brasseries

There seems little point in visiting any part of France and not sampling these best expressions of ‘La vie Française’. Here’s what my personal tour of Bordeaux’s best bistrots, bars and brasseries would include.