One should rather go for cheap flights to Bordeaux when interested to taste the home of domestically produced French wine. Traditionally known to provide the surplus of domestic wine production, this city regularly holds wine expos for promotion. It is regarded as one of the holiday destinations in southern France, with expanse of its towns and suburbs to make it one of the largest metropolitan terrains across the country. About 300 Bordeaux flights get to land at Bordeaux Airport every week. Out of the 40 airlines operating at the facility, TravelhouseUK has chosen Alitalia, British Airways and Air France among the low cost airlines for providing cheap flight tickets to Bordeaux.
Yes, British Airways operates direct flights to Bordeaux from London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airports. The total flight duration is one hour thirty-five minutes, and for just a few extra pounds you can get to Bordeaux quickly.
The international airport serving the city of Bordeaux is the Bordeaux–Merignac Airport (BOD). The airport was able to facilitate 6.2 million passengers in 2017. The airport is located in Merignac, 12 kilometres away from the city of Bordeaux.
The best time to visit the beautiful city of Bordeaux is from May to September. A gentle breeze keeps blowing in the city that refreshes the atmosphere constantly, especially in the summer. Being close to the ocean, Bordeaux never experiences extreme climates. The Atlantic Ocean acts like a moderator for the city’s weather. Whenever it’s too hot or cold the winds from the beach rush in and tame the climate. This southwestern city of France with its glorious sunshine draws in tourists and the crowd’s peak in July. It would be best for our customers to visit the city sometime except in the month of July so that they could experience Bordeaux without the gusts of galloping tourists.
The cheapest time to visit Bordeaux is in November. Bordeaux is known for its sunshine, but as winter approaches the influx of tourists starts to dwindle. This lowers the hotel and ticket prices. November is the most opportune time to visit Bordeaux without any pain of losing extra money. November is particularly wet and so is December, but all you need is an umbrella to overcome this minor problem.
There is no need for obtaining a visa for a British Citizen to travel to France. Please take along your British Passport to prove your identity. Also, please consult the French Foreign Ministry or the French Embassy if you intend to stay in France for more than 3 months.
Bordeaux is a beautiful French city. Even though there are many contenders to the title, many still believe it is the most ‘French’ city after Paris. The only city that has more protected historic buildings than Paris is Bordeaux.
Bordeaux is a very flat city. This is excellent for people who love to walk or cycle through the city. Most of Bordeaux’s attractions are in the city centre, right beside the river. Walking from site to site is easy in Bordeaux. Alternatively, you can use the VCUB bicycles that are available at bicycle stations. The safety deposit is €200, which can be a bit much but it is refundable and for €5 a week you can cycle through the French city, whizzing from place to place. The Bordeaux Tramway is also an amazing way to move through the city. The three lines connect 116 stations of the city and provide an easy access to tourists, especially who want to cross the Garonne River often. The buses and ferries crossing the river both take £1.50 for each ride, so keep some change with you to pay the ticket. Bordeaux bus network is extensive and efficient and can get you to places in no time.
There are a few five-star hotels accommodations in Bordeaux that could offer the visitor a new perspective of luxury. From golden spoons for eating caviar to champagnes and other delights, these hotels have it all.