Being at the center of a major wine-growing and wine-producing region, Bordeaux remains a prominent powerhouse and exercises significant influence on the world wine industry. Non wine production is conducted within the city limits. It is home to the world’s main wine fair, Vinexpo, and the wine economy in the metro area takes in 14.5 billion euros each year. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the 8th century. The historic part of the city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble” of the 18th century. After Paris, Bordeaux has the highest number of preserved historical buildings of any city in France.
Let us show you why we love Bordeaux and why is the perfect city for a Self-Drive Sightseeing Tour!
You can have a Bordeaux sightseeing experience as short as an hour or up to a full day, since Bordeaux and its neighbouring cities as more to offer than a mere stop over. And you know what? The adventure happens at your pace. It’s your choice if you want to take detours, grab an expresso, break to enjoy a Bordeaux wine or stop for photos. With a GPS and narrator, you won’t have to think twice about turns. Our Self-Guided Car knows the best places to visit in Bordeaux. Simply let the GPS tell you where to go, stop, and discover the city’s highlights, historic sights, and curiosities.