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Porte Cailhau, once one of the main entrances to the city

48 hours in Bordeaux

Destination: Bordeaux

Set amid vine-ribboned countryside, the regional capital of Bordeaux attracts visitors with its waterfront promenade, pretty gardens and delicious local vinous offerings

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Bluff your way through a French wine-tasting

Destination: France

There is no better way to buy French wine than direct from the maker’s vineyard. Here’s how to swill, sniff, spit and talk like an expert, and the best hotels to stay in

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St Andre, Mollat and tram

The alternative guide to Bordeaux

Destination: Bordeaux

After eight months of being a student in Bordeaux, I know just the places to go. If you're young, poor and like partying, if you're gay or vegetarian or just plain sick of wine tasting, read on...

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Eating croissants and drinking wine in Bergerac, France

Destination: Bergerac

Sample fine French food and exquisite wine in the romantic town of Bergerac

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Bordeaux horses on Quinconces Square

Two budget Bordeaux hotels and eating cheaply in the city

Destination: Bordeaux

You love France and want to explore the city of Bordeaux for a short stay and you need somewhere nice to stay without a big price tag.You won't be bored in Bordeaux and it needn't cost the earth!

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Bordeaux, France: barrels of wine, by the glass

by nichole

Destination: Bordeaux

Travel to the oenophile’s Mecca along the fertile Garonne River, to sip your way through of one the world’s most preeminent red wine capitals; Bordeaux, France

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A fun way to explore Bordeaux

Bordeaux: grand city, great wine

Destination: Bordeaux

Bordeaux's city centre, with its 18th-century architecture, has recently become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's also a great base for visiting the local vineyards

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Chateau de Commarque in the Dordogne, France

Cycle for your supper in the Dordogne

Destination: Souillac

Nothing beats a wonderful French meal after a day’s cycling in the Dordogne. Here, you can absorb French culture without ever worrying about your waistline

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