Wine lovers rejoice because you have found your Shangri-La. Bordeaux is the wine making capital of the world with 287,000 acres of vineyards that collectively produce about 960 million bottles a year. The region’s wine really began when the city was under English rule. Now firmly a French town, Bordeaux even became the capital of France during the Franco-Prussian Wars and for a period of time during both World Wars. The city is filled with museums, great food and beautiful architecture. Contact The Cruise Web today to plan your cruise to Bordeaux. Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Bordeaux, France:
- Truly love wine? Then take a trip to the Spa de Vinotherapie Caudalie where you can bathe in red wine.
- Climb the tower of Saint Michel’s 243 steps to get a panoramic view of the city.
- If bathing in wine isn’t your cup of tea, take a trip to the vineyards to tour these successful wineries and taste some of the region’s finest wines.
- Check out exciting modern art at the Musee D’Art Contemporain, which is always changing its exhibits.