Mercure Bordeaux Centre
Travel Blogs from Bordeaux
Staying in Bordeux was actually more out of necessity than anything else. It was exactly halfway between Biarritz and Amboise (our next stop) so it was the best place to stop for the night. We had planned on staying in the Bordeaux region and seeing some wineries but the 2 we wanted to see couldn't do a tour of the cellers until 4 days from now. We …
... then in true tourist fashion pop onto the tourist train for a meander around the vineyards and a potted history of the town. Lunch calls and we find a charming restaurant next to the old washing place in the town.
After a good lunch we set off for a tour of the Eglise momlith , catacombs and the heritage of old St. E himself. It was fascinating, but sadly no photographs were allowed. We the climb the Kings Tower for a panoramic view of ...
... were confused what a typical french bar looked like. And after the trip, I still am just as confused because we couldn't find a single bar not themed with a different culture.
10:00 am- we got up the next day rearing to go, walked around and found the most AMAZING farmers market. The food, the displays, the smells, were incredible. I could have stayed there for hours just looking. So after a morning and early afternoon in Bordeaux, we made our way back ...
We have now completed our wonderful week on the Canal Du Midi.
Since my last post we have now become experts at maneuvering those lochs and we each had our jobs and worked as a team really well.
After the first night when we had some rain and discovered the hatches leaked a bit, our excellent run of perfect weather then continued for a magic week on the ...
... allowed to have a drink- many want you to eat as well. We flagged going home to shower and change, just went to our booked restaurant earlier for dinner, and got home again at 10pm. Yes, the trams were running again.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed