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Bordeaux, with its 230,000 inhabitants (nearly 1 million if the suburbs are included) France 4 largest city, and 5 largest metropolitan area. It is the capital both in the department of Gironde and the Aquitaine region. Its location at the mouth of the Gironde, which is a fusion of the rivers Garonne and Dordogne, Bordeaux has been the most important port city on the French Atlantic coast.
The city’s history dates back to around 300-years beforeKr. And until the Middle Ages it was successively under the Celtic (Gallic), Roman, Frankish and Arab domination. On the 800-century city was conquered by the Vikings – and in the period 1154-1453 was the English who ruled there.
Bordeaux is most known for its excellent wines, but the city has a number of other attractions to offer. Among these is the Cathédrale Saint-André from 1096 and the Grand Theatre from 1780, among the foremost. Mention must also art museums, the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Musée d’Art Contemporaire. And of course the city of wine also has its own wine museum – Vinorama.
Nearest airport, Aéroport Bordeaux , located approx. 11 kilometers west of the city.