Living + Teaching in Bordeaux, France

Population: 239,157
Département: Gironde

Wine | Culture | Bordelais

 Bordeaux, France | Photo courtesy of @soyouthinkyoucan_france

Bordeaux, France | Photo courtesy of @soyouthinkyoucan_france


Where to Drink

Where to Eat

Le Petit Bois
18 rue de Chai des Farines

Le Catering
4 rue des Ayres

Locadillos
137 Cours Victor Hugo

L'Entrecôte
4 Cours du Juillet


**Great Cafés + Restaurants around:
Place de la Victoire
Rue Saint Rémi
Place du Parlement

Houses of Parliament
11 rue Parlement Sainte- Catherine

Bodega Bodega
4 rue Pilier de Tutelle

No Name
1 Quai Armand Lalande

The Grizzly Pub
2 Place de la Victoire

**Grabbing some beers + heading

with friends o the Miroir d'Eau **


Best Spot to Grab a Coffee

Where to Party + Dance


Café Auguste
Place de la Victoire


Black List Café
27 Place Pey Berland

Plume
32 rue Cheverus

 

Le Theatro
24 rue de la Faïencerie

IBoat
Quai Armand Lalande

Houses of Parliament
1 rue Parlement Sainte-Catherine


Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


Musée d'Aquitaine
20 Cours Pasteur

Musée National des Douanes
Place de la Bourse


ité du Vin
134 Quai de Bacalan

  • The Miroir d'Eau
  • Place Pey Berland
  • Take a trip to nearby Arcachon
  • Grand Théâtre at Place de la Comédie
  • Stumble upon old churches + buildings | Nice architecture
  • Enjoy a picnic on the quai
  • Take advantage of the delicious Bordeaux wine
  • Visit the surrounding châteaux of wine

Outdoor Activities


 
  • Walking + Jogging along the Garonne River
  • Cycling through the enchanting city streets
  • Spending time in the Jardin Public
  • Skating at the skatepark on the quai •

Housing Examples


 
  • 280€ per month for a shared apartment (with two roommates)
  • 80€ per month for a studio

Worst Things About City

Best Things About City


 
  • Tram and bus service reaches everywhere + is inexpensive
  • Cost of living is relatively affordable
  • A great place to experience authentic French culture
  • Centre ville is extremely beautiful
  • There is not much to do on Sundays
  • There can be sketchy groups around at any given time (as in   any city, always pay attention to your surroundings)

 Miroir d'Eau, Bordeaux, France | Photo courtesy of Guillaume Flandre

Miroir d'Eau, Bordeaux, France | Photo courtesy of Guillaume Flandre

 

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