Notre Dame Church, Bordeaux

Notre Dame Church, Bordeaux

photo by Ludovic Courtès (wikimedia commons)

Bordeaux Motohome Holiday

photo by Phillip Maiwald (wikimedia commons)Place de la Bourse Photo by Phillip Maiwald (wikimedia commons)

Bordeaux, located in Southwest France, is not only well known for its wine but is also famed as the city of art and history. Bordeaux has been the wine making capital of France since the eighth century and some of the famous wine houses n the region include: Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Latour and Château Mouton Rothschild. The city is one of the few 18th century architectural urban areas in the country and hence it s a sought after locale for film makers and tourists alike. There are several wondrous areas to explore in and around Bordeaux, so; heading to a Motorhome Rental France establishment is recommended if you want to enjoy the beauty of the region. Here is some information on popular camping sites in the region and the tourist attractions of the city of Bordeaux

Camping sites:

Camping Le Peche: This camping site is in Dordogne and s ideal for a peaceful and tranquil vacation. The site boasts of some of the most modern amenities that any camper could ask for; from swimming pools to restaurants and from children’s play area to laundry rooms. The site is conveniently located near prehistoric ruins.

Camping Club de Soulac: If you are out on a family vacation; particularly with young children, you should certainly look into this campsite located on the periphery of prequ'ile medoc, The campsite offers a spa, heated pool, water slides for the kids and children’s club and Jacuzzi.

Campsite Les Valades: If you are looking for a camping ground set in the midst of nature; this is the place to go to. The campsite is located on the hillside with the country side spread below, 

Tourist attractions of Bordeaux

Le Grand Theater: Victor Louis, the architect of such wonders like Palais Royal and the Chatres Cathedral was also responsible for the construction of the Grand Théâtre. The neoclassical structure features 12 corinthan style pillars on the exterior and 12 statues. Several eminent musical and performance groups have exhibited their talents at the Grand Théâtre.

Marche de Noel: If you are in Bordeaux in winter, you will be able to pay a visit to the Christmas market that is set up in late November complete with wooden stalls and goods from all over the country. Everybody is on the festive spirit and the products on display reflect this; typically you can find toys, gourmet food, Christmas decorations and jewelry at the market.

Rue Ste Catherine: This ‘pedestrian only’ street is one of the busiest shopping areas n Bordeaux. The street provides a one of its kind shopping and architectural experience.

Cathedral of St Andre: The cathedral is located in the south of the old town of Bordeaux and is comparable to the Notre Dame n terms of it magnificence and grandeur. The cathedral is famed for the sculptures on its doorways that are a sight to behold.

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