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City Breaks to Bordeaux

Bordeaux, synonymous with the wine industry, is one of the largest and historically significant cities of South Western France. Most of the city’s historic sights and places to eat and drink are contained within the Quartier St Pierre, a central area of elegant streets, squares and fine buildings which bear testimony to the investment of Bordeaux’s wealthy wine merchants.

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The open air market at Place Saint Pierre is worth a visit and with our city breaks to Bordeaux from Dublin you time to wander the vicinity. Around Place De La Comedie, dominated by the Grand Theatre, galleries, shops and cafés abound.

Cheap weekend breaks to Bordeaux from Ireland are perfect for art lovers who will delight in Musée des Beaux Arts with paintings by Rubens and Van Dyck, and the modern Musée d'Art Contemporain. Boat excursions along the river Garonne to see the port area depart regularly from the Esplanade de Quinconces.

Abbey Travel offers unforgettable last minute city breaks & short breaks deals to Bordeaux.


Bordeaux experiences a temperate, oceanic climate with warm summers and mild winters. Bordeaux weather is influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Gulf Stream which has a warming effect. Summer rainfall is common in Bordeaux when average daytime highs reach around 25°C (77°F) while average winter temperatures hover around the 10°C (50°F) mark.


French is the official language.


The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels, though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques, particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not accepted.


Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).