Society & Culture:Places & Travel
Bordeaux Episode 01 Introduction
Bienvenue à Bordeaux. Welcome to Bordeaux. This relaxed, elegant city is famous for its wine, for its delightful riverside quays and for its layers of history from Roman remains and medieval towers to 21st century stunners like the Miroir d’Eau and the Cité du Vin. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a centre of gastronomy and culture. This introductory episode will help you get your bearings and pick up the basic facts which underpin everything. As the French say, 'On y va!' - Let's go!
2 useful websites
Bordeaux Tourist Office
2 Guide Books
Lonely Planet Pocket Bordeaux
Bordeaux France by P G Preston
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