Activities, tourism, history and culture
What to do in and around Bordeaux?

Discover Bordeaux

By preferring the comfort and authenticity of the Villa Reale for your stays with family, friends, couple or alone in Bordeaux, you will be ideally positioned in the city, on the charming and lively Place du Parlement. Indeed, you can easily reach all the points of interest of the city on foot or by public transport. From the Saint-Pierre district, you are only a one-minute walk from Place de la Bourse and the famous Water Mirror. You will also be close to the Place de la Comédie and the Grand Théâtre. We advise you to continue strolling through the streets of the center of Bordeaux to discover all its treasures such as the Cité du Vin, the quays of the Garonne which are always full of life, the Grosse Cloche on rue Saint-James and the Porte Cailhau. Your hosts know the city well and can share all their good addresses with you.

Go shopping Leave with a souvenir

Walk the streets of the city and do some shopping. We advise you to go through rue Notre-Dame and its artisan shops and numerous antique dealers. Don't miss the biggest shopping street in Europe, rue Sainte-Catherine.

Make your taste buds travel Regional specialties

Bordeaux and its region are known for their gastronomy rich in flavor. During your stop at the Villa Reale, taste the canelés, the dunes and the specialties of the chocolatiers. We advise you to go to the various markets in the city: Marché des Capucins, every day except Monday, Marché des Chartrons, Sunday morning for an oyster tasting and the Halles des Bacalan. We will be able to tell you a good restaurant address according to your desires and your appetite.

Wild and natural spirit Arcachon Bay

The Bassin d'Arcachon is only a 50-minute drive away. Go for a day of discovery on the Bassin d'Arcachon and visit all its wonders: the Dune du Pilat, the Banc d'Arguin, the tchanquées cabins on the bird island, the Ville d'Hiver d'Arcachon, the Lighthouse on the Pointe du Cap Ferret, the colorful oyster-farming ports and villages, the ornithological reserve of Teich and the salt marshes of Arès-Lège. You won't have time to get bored on the Bassin d'Arcachon.

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