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travel42 Port Guide: Bordeaux

Bordeaux travel42 Port of Call Guide

Bordeaux, France, an elegant city 360 mi/580 km southwest of Paris and near France's Atlantic coast, is the heart of the famous Bordeaux wine region.

In addition, Bordeaux has some of France's best 18th-century architecture and a major fine-arts museum. Go for a walk along the river near the Quai de la Douane (Customs House Quay). The city is a walker's paradise, especially in the compact center, where the only transportation is an electric tram.

Long a bastion of conservatism, Bordeaux has...

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