INSIDERS GUIDE

WHERE TO LIVE IN BORDEAUX?

When moving to Bordeaux, it's important to have a good understanding of each different area.

Check out our summary of each different area in Bordeaux.

BORDEAUX MUNICIPALITY

CHARTRONS

Living in the Chartrons - Bordeaux
The old wine district has become a great inner city suburb outside of the humdrum. Read more

CAUDERAN

Living in CAUDERAN - Bordeaux
The elegant suburb of Caudéran is located to the West of the city and boasts 28 hectares of green spaces. Read more

CENTRE

Living in Centre of town - Bordeaux
You'll never need your car if you live in the centre. Close to bars, restaurants and everything you could need for a cosmo life. Read more

BASTIDE

Living in Bordeaux Bastide - Bordeaux
Just on the other side of the river, le rive droit, is a safe haven from the bustling pace of the city but only a stones throw across the bridge. Read more

SAINT-MICHEL

Living in Saint Michel - Bordeaux
Referred to by locals as ‘Saint Mich’, the neighbourhood of Saint-Michel has seen a stark transformation over the past decade and still is a melting pot of cultures. Read more

FONDAUDÈGE

Living on rue FONDAUDÈGE - Bordeaux
Starting at the top of allées de Tourny, the rue Fondaudège is a major artery that lays to the north west of the city and runs in a direct line until the Barrière du Médoc. Read more

GARE SAINT JEAN

Living around Gare Saint Jean - Bordeaux
The neighbourhood of Gare Saint Jean is anything but boring. With a mixed array of tourists, locals, and night life this area has many personalities. Read more

SAINT PIERRE

Living in Saint Pierre - Bordeaux
Saint Pierre is the tourist heart of Bordeaux's old town, containing ancient cobbled lane-ways and an abundance of restaurants and bars. Read more

SURROUNDING AREAS OF BORDEAUX

PESSAC

Bordeaux Expats - Where to Live? PESSAC
Situated to the south west of Bordeaux and well linked to all the major transport routes, Pessac is a bite-size suburb with 60,000 inhabitants Read more