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Bordeaux/Merignac Airport (BOD/LFBD)
Tel: +33 (5) 56.34.50.00, Fax: +33 (5) 56.34.23.01,
Web site: www.bordeaux.cci.fr
Bordeaux is a city in the Southwest of France and is the capital of Gironde department and is on the river Garonne. Bordeaux is one of Frances largest cities and is an economic and cultural center with vital shipyards and major industry including aircraft and chemical industries, as well as being a busy port.
Bordeaux is perhaps best known for its wine. Bordeaux wine is wine produced in the Bordelais region which has many vineyards.
Bordeaux city became the seat of the dukes of Aquitaine. In the 11th century, and was an important in laying the roots of the hundred years war. Eleanor of Aquitaine was married toLouis VII of France and later married Henry II of England which gave the future Kings of England a claim on this area of France. Bordeaux was subject to English rulebetween 1154 to 1453.
After Bordeax was reconquered by France, Its Universiry was founded in the 15 th century. Bordeaux reached the height of its prosperity in the 18th cent. Dominating the the center of the city is the Place des Quinconces, and the Cathedral of St. André, several art museums, and many18th-century buildings of architectural interest.
Hire a car and visit the oldest of the quarters in Bordeaux,the Saint Pierre quarter. Right in the heart of Bordeaux, the St Pierre quarter is the historic centre of the town. Saint Pierre is the food capital of Bordeaux, with a many restaurants to suit every taste and pocket . Drive your rental car to The Place du Parlement and see the wonderful architecture and a decorative fountain. The Eglise Saint Pierre, built during the XVth and XVIth centuries on the site of the former Gallo-roman port it is an impressive building and worth a visit..
The Chartrons quarter
Hire a car and see this very attractive quarter, set on the banks of the Garonne, made by the profits from the wine trade. Its name comes from the Chartreux convent, built in the XVIIth century. With the decline of river-trade, the quarter became a calm residential area with antique shops. A section of the quarter is today known as the ' village des antiquaries' or antique-shop village. In this area visitors can take a rental car and seeMusée des Chartrons, and Not far from here is the magnificent centre of Contemporary art, CAPC, go in your hire car and see the more modern art that the city has to offer.
The Saint Eloi quarter
Hire a car from bordeaux airport and visit the Grosse Cloche, just next to the Eglise Saint Eloi. The main shopping street in bordeaux is2kms long! The rue Sainte Catherine is worth a visit in your hired car . The Grosse Cloche links the Saint Michel, Victoire and Saint Pierre quarters .
The Saint Michel quarter
The St Michel quarter is the busiest area in town. Spaniards, Portuguese, North Africans and French live here and it is a great destination in your rental car to go from Bordeaux airport to enjoy food and drink from a variety of cultures. Built around the Saint Michel basilica, a Gothic church built at the end of the XVth century, and the Flèche Saint Michel, the highest monument in Bordeaux (114 meters high).Sunday morning is reserved for a flea and antiques market .
The Sainte Croix quarter
Go to this quarter in your airport hire car it only became part of the city proper in the XIVth century. The 12th C Romanesque church of Sainte Croix, stands on the place Renaudel. It was Benedictine until the Revolution and is now a parish church. .
The station quarter
This quarter is the place to buy food, drink and cigarettes, day or night. It's a popular area, with numerous shops, bars, restaurants and hotels.
The Victoire quarter
Is the center of student night-life, drive your airport hire car to the Place de la Victoire is one of Bordeaux's larger squares. The focal point looks to the North, South, East and West and so is a good place to get your bearings. The rue Sainte Catherine starts with the passage under the Porte d'Aquitaine.
The Grands Hommes quarter
Drive your airport rental car to this quarter, it is home to the old Dominican Notre Dame church, built in 1684. near by is the Place Gambetta, and the Allées de Tourny, a walkway which was built in 1745. The Grand Théâtre stands on the place de la Comédie. well worth a visit when you hire a car at Bordeaux airport and see all that the city has to offer.