Gastronomy and lifestyle
In Bordeaux, wine and gastronomy are an essential part of local heritage. They are inseparable from Bordeaux’s unique art de vivre. Blessed by the richness of its vineyards and enjoying proximity to the ocean, Arcachon Bay, and the estuary, Bordeaux is one of France’s culinary havens. Besides, the strong influence of the nearby regions of Périgord and the Basque country explains why Bordeaux has the highest number of restaurants per capita in the country! During your stay in Bordeaux, take the time to discover the city’s many tasty specialities and traditions. From high-end gastronomic restaurants to authentic bistros, from wine bars to local food markets, you’re bound to fall in love with Bordeaux’s excellent gastronomy.