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City break in Bordeaux. Active leisure ideas for Bordeaux - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Place de la Bourse by night Your rest in Bordeaux will bring you lots of unforgettable memories. Tourists are welcome to mix walks to historical places and sightseeing with visits to various entertainment centers, nightclubs and shops. The cinema theater of Utopia is located not far away from the center of the city. It waits for its guests every night and never ceases to please them by latest movies. Not far away from the cinema theater you will find several attractive restaurants and bars, so after watching an interesting movie you can taste wonderful local delicacies.
1. A large part of the local malls and shops open around 10:00 and work until 18:00 - 20:00. Some shops close for a small lunch break. Saturday is usually considered a short working day, … Open
Fans of spa treatments will also find great entertainment in Bordeaux. A visit to Guily Fish Spa salon will surely not leave them indifferent. A huge selection of beauty and massage parlors, a beautiful swimming pool and a cozy café with only healthy food and drinks –guests of the spa will be surely delighted. Bordeaux will be surely liked by fans of nighttime entertainments, who will definitely appreciate numerous bars and clubs of the city.
Club Austin is a popular vacation spot among young people. The club is located in a modern two-story building. Its rooms are decorated with large mirrors, so visitors can go to the dance floor or sit on couches and relax, sipping delicious cocktails. Austin is always distinguished by cozy and friendly atmosphere, and the clever bartender of the club’s bar never ceases to amaze guests with original drinks and snacks. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Do you associate Bordeaux only with historical monuments and French restaurants? It's time to take a look at this wonderful French town in another way. On weekdays, the central Quinconce … Open
Fans of dancing till the morning will simply fall in love with Aztecal Club, the hall of which resembles a medieval castle. The club is famous for its hot parties. Visitors of Aztecal can visit special evenings dedicated to salsa or attend a trendy "techno" style disco. The club is also famous for its excellent restaurant and bar, where guests can escape from loud music and enjoy delicious food. Fans of electronic music will like Club La Factory, which has already become home of popular disc jockeys and music bands. The club’s hall is stylized as a ship's cabin, which makes the atmosphere of La Factory even more mysterious and unique.
Palace By Night There are many large shopping malls and boutiques near the center of the city. Tourists will be genuinely interested in visiting Baillardran shopping center, which sells clothes, shoes and perfume of numerous famous brands. The shopping center of Antonin is also home to a rich selection of various goods. The best place to purchase souvenirs is Marche des Grands Hommes market, which is located within a walking distance from the downtown.
In the central district of Bordeaux, you will find one of the most refined and elegant hotels in the city - Chambre en Ville. Housed in a chic historic building, it offers customers a choice … Open
Such mode of transport as bicycle is quite popular all over France. And the capital of Aquitaine is not an exception in this regard - as well as in the fact that people look after their health, which is confirmed by lots of sports and recreation facilities. In order to rent a bike, you should contact companies such as Bordeaux Bike Tour, O2 Cycles, Bordeaux Bike Experience, Bordeaux a Velo. There are also interesting bike tours, for example, Rustic Vines, which, as you can guess from the name, introduces visitors to the city with its wine traditions.
The Regent by Night A real gift for lovers of graceful horses will be the opportunity to ride these majestic animals - for this purposes, the city offers Center equestre municipal ucpa de saint Medard en Jalles. This place is definitely worth visiting, if you're traveling in Bordeaux with children. You can also rent an iron horse with the help of Ride & Chateaux, so bear this agency in mind. Those preferring to spend time in nature will surely appreciate a zipline provided by Parcours Acrobatique en Hauteur Loisirs et Aventures.
Bordeaux presents a decent selection of luxury hotels deserving the attention of the most demanding guests. In the heart of the historic district next to the Grand Theater is Grand Hotel de … Open
And since Bordeaux lies on the very shore of the picturesque river Garonne, of course, the city offers exciting boat trips. Thus, everyone can choose a boat to his/her taste - Bordeaux Jet invites to ride a majestic schooner, Croisieres Burdigala - a small river tram, Bordeaux River Cruise - a beautifully equipped comfortable yacht. There is also the opportunity to try your hand at rafting, and the services provided by Bordeaux Canoë are often preferable among locals and tourists.
Miroir Deau Everyone will find entertainment to their liking in entertainment centers of Aquitaine's capital. Thus, fans of simulators will be delighted with AviaSim Bordeaux where you can feel like a real pilot, and in Fighters Academy Bordeaux and Simfactory - like whoever you want. Karting enthusiasts head to KART System, and those preferring laser tag - to Laser Game Evolution or Laser Quest. Fanatic Paintball was built in the city especially for people who love paintball. There is also a truly unique entertainment center inviting visitors to the city to play card games. This is Bar Jeux Barjo where the entertainment becomes even more interesting for adults who're traveling with kids.
In the picturesque historic district you will find Best Western Bordeaux - Bayonne Etche-Ona. A building occupied by the hotel is a priceless historical monument that has retained its … Open
By the way, together with small citizens, be sure to visit some other establishments - for example, Royal Kids Artigues designed especially for children aged from 3 to 6 years old, Let's Jump, and, of course, Zoo de Pessac. Despite being quite small, the zoo is not inferior to other large-scale facilities of its kind in terms of entertainment. BLOCK'OUT climbing center is great for both children and adults. If you want to try surfing, Wave Surf Café is designed especially for this. Here you can also swim and, naturally, have plenty of fun.
Plaza de la Bolsa Escape quests in the capital of Aquitaine are strongly recommended to all those who prefer intellectual leisure activities. Such facilities as Escape Hunt, Clock Escape, John Doe Escape Game, Casse-Tête Bordelais deserve special attention. It would be quite problematic to single out the better center, as each one offers non-trivial tasks and interesting leisure. Fans of gambling are invited to the Casino Barriere. Besides enjoying the game, here you can have a very tasty meal, as there is a restaurant serving excellent cuisine on its grounds. Those who cannot imagine their vacation without bowling appreciate such a center as Bowling de Bordeaux Merignac, and golfers often visit Golf Parc de la Presqu'ile d'Ambes.
Le Boutique Hotel Bordeaux can be safely called one of the most romantic and attractive hotels in Bordeaux. It attracts couples in love with exclusive rooms featuring the unparalleled … Open
Fans of stand-up shows are invited to Café théatre Drôle de Scène, and fans of the more refined art - theater - should not ignore Grand Théâtre, Théâtre Le Victoire or Théâtre Trianon. You only need to find out which program awaits those wishing to enjoy cultural pastime to its fullest. Tourists who prefer listening to jazz over a glass of an excellent cocktail will be delighted with Club House, while fans of cabaret performances will certainly like Cabaret Le Grain De Folie. Exploring Bordeaux without tasting its wines is equivalent to sin, so be sure to visit such establishments as Bar a Vin, Les Trois Pinardiers, Secret D'inities, Max Bordeaux, and L'Art Du Vin Et Des Saveurs. Fans of more active night pastime should be advised to go to Barberousse, Rockwood, Vintage Bar, Calle Ocho.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bordeaux and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Bordeaux

Xing-Xing
Where: 20 rue des Pilliers de Tutelle, Bordeaux; Telephone: +33 (0)5 56 90 15 83;
Torito
Where: 45 cours Alsace-et-Lorraine, Bordeaux; Telephone: +33 (0)5 56 81 32 79;
Buzaba Restaurant Club
Where: Bassin à flot n°1, Bordeaux; Telephone: +33 (0)5 56 50 40 60;
La Dame de Shanghaï
Where: Bassin à flot n°1, Bordeaux; Telephone: +33 (0)5 57 10 20 50;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bordeaux
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Landes de Gascogne' , 42.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Bordeaux
♥   Amusement park 'Kid Parc' Gujan Mestras, 48.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Aquitaine' Rocquefort, 115.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Bordeaux
♥   Restaurant 'C’Yusha' Bordeaux. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Davoli' Bordeaux. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Dan' Bordeaux. Type - Asian influences. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Miles' Bordeaux. Type - Creative. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hâ' Bordeaux. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Bordeaux

Guide to your best city break in Bordeaux - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Bordeaux - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Bordeaux?' disappears immediately.
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