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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pedestrian Plaza
“La plus grande rue commerciale de France. 2ème au Niveau Européen. 15 minutes à pied / The largest commercial street in France. 2nd at the European level. 15 minutes on foot.”
  • 288 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“The biggest food market in Bordeaux open from Tuesdays to Sundays with the most stalls over the weekend. Here you can find local producers as well as specialized stalls serving food and drinks.”
  • 282 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Biggest sand-dune in Europe, fun to climb up the stairs or if you continue further along the road you can climb through the back and avoid the tourist crowd and souvenir shops. ”
  • 168 locals recommend
Museum
“Bordeaux-Bacalan-45 minutes. A must-do while in Bordeaux. Interesting also for children and teenagers”
  • 157 locals recommend
Opera House
“Classé monument historique en 1899 - Restaurant Philippe Etchebest / Classified as a historical monument in 1899 - Restaurant of Philippe Etchebest.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Building
“Un éco-quartier dans une ancienne caserne militaire, en pleine évolution. Bar, restaurant, café, supermarché bio, une pépinière d'entreprises, des skates parc…le top ! The place to be : eco-district ! Skates parcs, organics great café and supermarket.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Plaza
“Une des plus belles places de la ville, magnifique, face à La Garonne. The most prestigious square in the city. In front of the river Garonne and the Water Mirror.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Garden
“ENGLISH: The Jardin Public is like the Arboretum of Boston, a Horticultural Garden park with fountain and stream, lovingly tended for centuries by landscape designers and naturalists. A beautiful place to go on a summer day with a picnic, or hang out at the café overlooking the grounds (photo). Next door to the Museum of Natural History. A short walk from the Quinconces and the Riverside Walkway. A TOP 10 MUST-DO!”
  • 149 locals recommend
Museum
“ENGLISH: Incredible architecture - International art shows - hot new artists - also Arc en Rêve architecture gallery inside. BEST SUMMER ART SHOW: Japanese artist Takako Saïto, with hand-made original art objects based on nature & games. Wonderful!”
  • 128 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“The highest Sand Dune in Europe! Amazing views and outstanding sunsets-not to be missed!”
  • 158 locals recommend
Fountain
“Plus grand miroir d'eau du monde (3 450 m2). Situé face à la magnifique Place de la Bourse, entre le quai de la Douane et le quai Louis XVIII. Le miroir d'eau alterne des effets extraordinaires de miroir permettant de voir la totalité de la place dans son reflet / World's largest water mirror (3,450 m2). Facing to the magnificent "Place de la Bourse", between the "Quai de la Douane" and the "Quai Louis XVIII". The mirror of water alternates with extraordinary effects of mirror allowing to see the totality of the place in its reflection.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Hotel
“Without a dout the most beautiful view of the Bassin d'Arcachon from a restaurant / Bar. Expensive but highly worth it for this amazing view. You can also go just for a drink.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Garden
“Un havre de paix dans Bordeaux, où l'ombre des arbres et les pelouses sont accueillants pour un moment de repos, seul, en couple ou en famille / A haven of peace in Bordeaux, where the shade of trees and lawns are welcoming for a moment of rest, alone, couple or family.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Cafés, shops and a very pleasant view from the shore. It's worth going on top of the bridge once there”
  • 87 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Traditionnel ou pizza, il y en a pour tous les goûts. Et la vue de la terrasse sur le toit est superbe. Parfait pour y déjeuner le midi aussi. Traditional or pizza, there is something to eat for everyone. And the view from the rooftop is superb. Perfect for lunch at noon too.”
  • 128 locals recommend
City
“A beautiful bay to visit, many beaches, small fishing villages, oyster parcs to discover.”
  • 82 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Farmers Market
“The biggest food market in Bordeaux open from Tuesdays to Sundays with the most stalls over the weekend. Here you can find local producers as well as specialized stalls serving food and drinks.”
  • 282 locals recommend
Building
“Un éco-quartier dans une ancienne caserne militaire, en pleine évolution. Bar, restaurant, café, supermarché bio, une pépinière d'entreprises, des skates parc…le top ! The place to be : eco-district ! Skates parcs, organics great café and supermarket.”
  • 154 locals recommend
Hotel
“Without a dout the most beautiful view of the Bassin d'Arcachon from a restaurant / Bar. Expensive but highly worth it for this amazing view. You can also go just for a drink.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Hotel
“Traditionnel ou pizza, il y en a pour tous les goûts. Et la vue de la terrasse sur le toit est superbe. Parfait pour y déjeuner le midi aussi. Traditional or pizza, there is something to eat for everyone. And the view from the rooftop is superb. Perfect for lunch at noon too.”
  • 128 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“THE place to have a good dinner and the classical T BONE steak from Bordeaux. Also a very good selection of wines !”
  • 67 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Guinguette on the Garonne bank with live music on summer afternoons and evening - nice view of the Bordeaux left bank open only during summer”
  • 90 locals recommend
Sports Club
“Great indoor/outdoor swiming and activity facility much like a water park. Also hosts music performances on occasion.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Casino
“Espace loisirs et bonne qualité /prix pour la restauration Accessible rapidement en vélo ou à pieds.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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