Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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This is our 3rd and last day
in Bordeaux. Today it started out cold and showery so we head off
with parkers and umbrellas. There are not many tourists around at
this time so all street and attractions are easy to negotiate.
We managed to find breakfast at half
the cost of the day before so that was a bonus.
... with plenty of people out enjoying the weather. The area where i am staying has a middle east culture, where there are a few bazaar's and markets. Makes for an interesting change.
No i did not go and visit some of the biggest wineries in Europe near Bordeaux, i dont have any interest in wine any more. Plus a lot of the Chateau's had retail outlets in the city.
What a great part of France, really nice polite people living in a great city.
... into our one day here. First, we stumbled on a good coffee place. Important. So after that we just popped into a boulangerie and each got a pastry. Then we went on a tour of exploration and saw so much. Many huge and beautiful churches - one, St Michel with a tall bell tower that we climbed and from the top had a panoramic view of the whole area. And we had fun in Galeries Lafayette where finally I found the Chanel perfume refills that I wanted that don't ...
... their affection for Bordeaux. Their description......."like Paris, only cheaper and quieter." So after a good sleep in a bed that actually contained my long frame, we took to the streets for a Bordeaux adventure.
Euro Tip Trip #5
When travelling, don't expend too much energy only seeing the main tourist sights. Like life itself, relax and enjoy the adventure. We spent so much ...
... there, then took us into the cellars to explain their hand sorting, crushing and winemaking techniques. We noticed that their oak barrels are all a very pale, almost bleached colour, quite unlike any we'd ever seen before. They gave us 3 reds to taste, with differing ratios of grapes and alcohol levels. Back on the bus we continued through the countryside to Château Falfas in Bayon, Côtes de Bourg, with an exquisite 17th century ...