Enjoy the most refreshing vacation in France with this 4-day weekend getaway in Bordeaux!
This fantastic 4-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in France over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 3 nights in Bordeaux, allowing you to have the full France experience.
Spend your wonderful weekend break in France visiting the most popular sightseeing destinations. You’ll check out the amazing square, place de la Bourse. Looking for a place you can stroll around and enjoy? We'll guide you to the outstanding reflecting pool, miroir d'eau. Expect to see other remarkable attractions in France and get a glimpse of the country's unique history and culture.
This travel plan also features recommendations for the best eating and shopping spots in Bordeaux. So whether you're looking for a mini-vacation or a romantic holiday in France, a quick weekend getaway in Bordeaux is an excellent choice.
We'll help you have the best 4-day weekend getaway experience in France from start to finish. Just sit back, relax, and we'll take care of everything!
Your accommodation will be conveniently located for easy access to many of the best places to see and do in France. You'll have plenty of time to stroll through local markets and shopping streets. Go souvenir shopping to your heart's content and take a bit of France home with you to remind you of your vacation in Bordeaux.
We'll provide you with stay options suitable for all budgets, and reserve your choice for accommodation for 3 nights. You can choose a popular 4-star accommodation similar to Novotel Bordeaux Centre Hotel and enjoy the most restful sleep possible. Or, you can stay at a more luxurious place, like the 5-star Hotel Le Palais Gallien, and have the best views and amenities. If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, a charming 3-star stay like B&B Hôtel BORDEAUX Centre Gare Saint-Jean is our best recommendation.
These accommodations are nearby top-rated restaurants, ensuring you get everything you need for a comfortable stay in France. If these recommendations are unavailable during your weekend getaway in France, our system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives. You can be sure that we will always offer you the best available places to stay that match your preferences.
Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Bordeaux. You'll visit the magnificent jardin public, explore the fascinating Bordeaux Cathedral, and make lovely memories at the fantastic Monument aux Girondins. By the end of your weekend getaway in France, you'll return home happy, with plenty of photos and memories to look back to and share.
This 4-day travel plan covers all you need for an amazing time in France. Your itinerary is customizable, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect vacation in Bordeaux. Add tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your itinerary and make the most of your time in France.
For your convenience, you can also add a car rental to your weekend getaway package to France. We'll provide you with the best rental vehicle with CDW insurance that you can use for 3 days of your trip.
On top of all that, you'll also have access to 24/7 travel support from your personal agent. We’ll provide you with a step-by-step guide you can easily access on our mobile app, where your travel documents are stored and organized. All taxes are already included in the price of your vacation package to France.
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Day 1 – Bordeaux - arrival day
Day 1 – Bordeaux - arrival day
- Bordeaux - Arrival day
- Place de la Bourse
Your exciting weekend getaway in France begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Bordeaux, your home for 3 nights. You’ll have your choice of the city's best hotels and other places to stay.
Travelers visiting Bordeaux can stay at amazing luxury stays like Hotel Le Palais Gallien. This 5-star hotel treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times. Considered one of the best hotels in the area, Hotel Le Palais Gallien enjoys an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,000 guests.
Novotel Bordeaux Centre Hotel is one of the best places to relax after a day of exploring Bordeaux. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 2,897 guests, making it one of the best 4-star hotels in France.
Alternatively, you can stay at a hotel like B&B Hôtel BORDEAUX Centre Gare Saint-Jean in Bordeaux that offers value-for-money accommodation options. Around 2,510 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4 out of 5 stars.
You'll have plenty of choices to make the most of your stay.
Bordeaux has many incredible destinations you can admire and explore throughout your weekend getaway in France. Make sure you get on the earliest flight to Bordeaux to see as many of these must-visit sites as possible!
Travelers often make time to visit attractions like the remarkable place de la Bourse. This attraction is a spectacular square with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 16,251 visitors.
When you’re ready to discover the local food culture in Bordeaux, make your way to one of the best restaurants in the city, suzzi. This lovely restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.
Another top-rated restaurant in Bordeaux is Symbiose. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 896 customers, this restaurant is truly a must-try.
You can also eat at a place locals enjoy, L'Oiseau Bleu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 577 customers.
A weekend getaway in France isn't complete without experiencing the nightlife scene in Bordeaux. Fortunately, the city also has many fantastic bars that cater to all travel budgets. An excellent example is The Connemara, which has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,896 customers.
Another of the best bars you should consider going to is Molly Malone's. This bar offers a selection of great meals and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,951 customers.
Enjoy toasting the start of your adventure-filled 4-day weekend getaway in France!
Day 2 – Bordeaux
Day 2 – Bordeaux
- Basilica of St Michael, Bordeaux
- Porte Cailhau
- Miroir d'eau
- Jardin public
On day 2 of your rejuvenating weekend getaway in France, you’ll see more of the best attractions in Bordeaux. You still have so many incredible experiences to take in during your remaining 2 nights in Bordeaux!
One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Basilica of St. Michael, Bordeaux. This outstanding church building and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 from 4,684 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Basilica of St. Michael, Bordeaux is worth pages in your travel diary.
Another of the best attractions that will stir your curiosity is the fascinating Porte Cailhau. Approximately 4,609 visitors rated this popular sightseeing spot an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Today, you also have the chance to see the amazing reflecting pool, miroir d'eau. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 14,462 visitors.
The top-rated jardin public, an outstanding church building, is one place you should visit while in Bordeaux considering its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 12,341 travelers.
When you want to explore something else, stop at the magnificent BETASOM. This popular site is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by around 4,804 travelers.
Take this chance to join a popular tour to experience something one-of-a-kind on this day of your weekend getaway in France. Check out all the tours Bordeaux offers and add your selections to your weekend getaway vacation package.
Exploring the most popular attractions in France can make you lose track of time. Still, be sure to grab something to eat at some of the best restaurants you can try in Bordeaux.
Chai Les Copains offers great food and ambiance and is well-loved in the area.
Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Bordeaux is the popular The Connemara. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,896 customers, this restaurant is an excellent dining option.
If you feel like having something else, check out Restaurant Melodie. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,499 customers, which speaks volumes about its quality.
When you’ve finished your meal and an after-dinner drink sounds enticing, visit Le Bar à Vin. One of the best bars in the city, Le Bar à Vin has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,327 customers.
If you’d rather go to a different spot, The Houses Of Parliament is another great option. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,469 bar-goers.
Sherlock Holmes Pub is also a great city bar where you can have nice chats with locals and fellow travelers in Bordeaux. Sherlock Holmes Pub has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,224 customers.
A quick trip to any of these popular local bars will enhance your travel experience in the city of Bordeaux. Cheers to a pleasant weekend getaway in France!
Day 3 – Bordeaux
Day 3 – Bordeaux
- Parc de Bourran
- Parc bordelais
- Musée d'Aquitaine tram stop
- Bordeaux Cathedral
- The big bell of Bordeaux
On day 3 of your weekend getaway in France, you’ll get to know more about Bordeaux and take in its unique vibe. You'll also make the most of your remaining 1 night in Bordeaux by checking out more of the city's local food scene and nightlife.
You won’t easily run out of wonderful places to see and exciting things to do during your adventure in the city. To start your day with a bang, head to the must-visit Parc de Bourran.
Today is also your chance to spend some time at the spectacular parc bordelais. This attraction is a magnificent urban park that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,855 travelers.
Bordeaux is also the home of the amazing Musée d'Aquitaine tram stop. This fascinating tram stop and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,662 visitors.
You can continue your adventure at a famous catholic cathedral in the area, the wonderful Bordeaux Cathedral. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,591, a visit to this top-rated attraction is an excellent idea.
With an average rating of 4.6 given by 4,871 travelers, it’s hard to refuse the opportunity to see the outstanding The big bell of Bordeaux.
Beyond its stunning attractions, Bordeaux is also an incredible place where you can rediscover your passion for learning or adventure. So for a more productive and meaningful weekend getaway experience in France, join an unforgettable tour today to learn more about Bordeaux's people and culture.
You’ll have plenty of restaurant and bar options in Bordeaux. So when you’re done exploring and it’s time to eat, all you have to do is take your pick of the city’s best dining and drinking spots.
Locals enjoy eating at Molly Malone's, one of the most recommended restaurants in Bordeaux. This city restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,951 customers.
If you have an appetite for something else, check out Le Confidentiel. Around 1,544 customers have given this fantastic restaurant an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,059 customers, Le K Baroque is another excellent alternative that serves a whole menu of delectable dishes. Many patrons praise its unique ambiance and attentive service, making it a must-visit for both locals and tourists alike.
After your meal, consider going for a drink to celebrate this wonderful weekend getaway experience in France. One of the best bars in the city is Chez Dupont. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 831 customers.
To gain one of the best bar experiences in Bordeaux, we recommend the cocktails at The Cock And Bull. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 773 customers and is an excellent place to make local friends.
Another of the best spots to experience the nightlife scene in Bordeaux is La Comtesse. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 732 customers.
Relish in novel experiences as you continue your weekend getaway in the city of Bordeaux. Toast to another amazing day in France!
Day 4 – Bordeaux - departure day
Day 4 – Bordeaux - departure day
- Bordeaux - Departure day
- Monument aux Girondins
Your remarkable weekend getaway in France is about to end. Soon you’ll say goodbye to Bordeaux. Day 4 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the city and beautiful France.
Depending on how much time you have until you start your journey home, we recommend visiting some more attractions or doing some last-minute shopping.
If you prefer to go sightseeing before leaving France, the popular Monument aux Girondins is an extraordinary attraction you could visit on your last day in Bordeaux.
Before leaving Bordeaux, fill yourself with delicious food from Sherlock Holmes Pub for a final memorable meal to cap your weekend getaway in France. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,224 customers.
We also recommend La P'tite Brasserie for your last chance at an unforgettable food and dining experience in Bordeaux. La P'tite Brasserie has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 909 customers.
If you'd prefer a restaurant that is popular among locals, try Berthus. This restaurant serves food that features the flavors of France and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars given by 805 customers.
You’ll then say farewell to France and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of your unforgettable weekend getaway in France!