Raise your glasses to a weekend in this food- and fun-loving city in southwestern France – a holiday that suits all tastes, young and old(er). Bring the whole clan, and book your stay with Culture Trip.
With its vinous associations and its august history, it’s tempting to consider Bordeaux for adults only. But, in fact, it’s fun for the whole family – even the famous wine exhibition centre Cité du Vin has a fascinating children’s tour aimed at ages seven to 12. The kids will love splashing in Bordeaux Lac (the city lake) and the Miroir d’eau (the largest reflecting basin in the world) or cycling along the riverside dock. There are trams and boats to travel by, and a picnic in the park will satisfy even the fussiest eater. Tempted? You just need suitable lodgings. So here they are, the best family-friendly places to stay in (and around) Bordeaux.
If you’re looking to stay somewhere more lavish, book into one of the best luxury hotels in Bordeaux. For itinerary inspiration, tick off all of the best things to do while here; for help getting around, use our handy guide to navigating this French city. If you’re tempted by the local fare, broaden your horizons with the best vegetarian and vegan food in Bordeaux. Looking for a unique stay in Bordeaux? Check out our pick of the best boutique hotels in Bordeaux, bookable on Culture Trip.