Bordeaux is the capital of Gironde in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. Home to the the world famous wine regions of the Medoc & St-Emilion Wine. Not to mention the stunning Bassin d'Arcachon and Dune du Pilat on the Atlantic Coast.

Bordeaux Airport

Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport set for renovations

Development plans for the Bordeaux Mérignac airport are expected sooner rather than later with the increase of international travellers. The airport has seen approximately 6.2 million […]
Gironde Estuary Tour - Bordeaux Expats

Exploring the Gironde Estuary

The Gironde Estuary is the largest in Europe and holds many secrets. Namely, the Right Bank is a an amazing treasure trove of hidden gems. Written […]

100 Years Past: Traces of the American Landing in Gironde

To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, Bordeaux Expats and Sud Ouest take an in depth-look at Bordeaux’s pivotal role in winning the […]

What’s the best beach in the Landes? It’s gone to the vote!

  With just over a week to go before ‘la rentrée’, there’s still plenty of time to head to the beach. Sud Ouest recently held a […]

Two wheels to Creon – The Bordeaux – Sauveterre railway cycle track!

Bordeaux was voted the world’s 6th most cycle-friendly city in 2017 and has a colossal selection of routes for the budding cyclist. The boucle vert covers […]

Mad Hatter’s Wonderland Festival

Not too far from Bordeaux, Glyn & Charlotte Chubb with their two sons decided to move to France 11 years ago. This was after finding a […]

It’s all gone Indiana Jones – Adventure Canoeing near Bordeaux!

For years now we’ve been hitting the paradise beaches and crystal clear warm water of Lac Cazaux (officially the Étang de Cazaux et de Sanguinet!). And the […]

Langue et terroirs – French lessons in the heart of the Sud Ouest

Bordeaux Expats recently grabbed an interview with Langue et terroirs – a fresh approach to teaching French by taking students on the road… Happy reading! Langue […]

Family Day Out – Amusement Park – La Coccinelle

With the school holidays under way, parents surely must be going out of their heads with the kids hanging around the house all day. A relatively […]

Have a rank – Rate the best places near Bordeaux.

Help us work out where our Expat community believes are the little gems dotted around Bordeaux. Have a rank below to let us know where you […]