The Wine Festival 2021
Postponed in 2020, and there will be a Revised Verison 17 – 20 June 2021.
Check the official website for the latest info and programme.
More About Bordeaux wine festival – Fête le Vin.
Bordeaux, a city synonymous with wine, holds a four-day wine festival every other year.
At this event, over 80 wine areas from the district of Bordeaux are made available for your tasting pleasure.
Get ready for some great Wine !!
Drink in the sights and scents as you wind your way down the 2 kilometres wine road.
The festival wine road goes from the banks of the River Garonne to the 18th-century buildings found in the heart of the city.
Alongside the most famous Bordeaux wines, you’ll encounter many other superb brands from this southwest region of France.
Each evening a fantastic light show will be projected on the facade of the Palais de la Bourse.
This 20-minutes event takes the viewer on a journey through the wine country.
Additionally, the pyrotechnics festivals will delight the visitor each evening with a magnificent firework display.
You can even head back to school and spend some time learning at the Bordeaux Wine School.
As you stroll along the quays, you’ll discover unique and mesmerising Street Art.
You may even hear the sounds of the Bordeaux Aquitaine National Orchestra playing Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.
Each day you’ll have the opportunity to watch the wine coopers show off their skill as they vie for first place in the barrel rolling competition.
And the excellent gastronomy of southwest France deliciously augments the entire festival.
Where to Stay
Bordeaux is a relatively large city, but if you’re here for the main tourist attractions, they are mainly concentrated around the city centre.
So choose a centrally located hotel to stay in, and you should have no trouble seeing the main sights.
There are numerous hotels set around the locality of the train station, though this is by no means the only place to stay.
If you’re looking for grandeur and luxury, the city certainly has hotels to suit your tastes.
There are some great 5 star hotels; Grand Hotel de Bordeaux and Spa, which is in the heart of the historical centre, opposite the Grand Theatre.
Grand Hotel is a magnificent hotel with all the features you would expect.
Close by is the four stars rated Hotel de Seze, another good option for a centrally located hotel.
An other great hotel is Le Boutique Hotel Bordeaux, also in the city centre
More about Bordeaux
Known for years as “La Belle au Bois Dormant” (Sleeping Beauty), Bordeaux is now well and truly awake.
Along the banks of the Garonne, this charming city is the largest urban area on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
With its quays, boulevards, historic centre, gardens, museums and many innovative projects, there is plenty to intrigue and occupy the visitor.
Want to know more about what to see and do in France?
Then see our Bordeaux page.