InterContinental Bordeaux - Le Grand Hotel
When the sun rises, start your day by a sumptuous breakfast on Le Bordeaux terrace facing the magnificent Opera House. Then, go and wander in the old city neighbourhood filled with treasures waiting for you to discover them. Go along the Garonne river quay or ride your bike along them until you are able to discover the beautiful Cité du Vin. More surprises or waiting for you in this UNESCO World Heritage city
For lunch, our restaurant welcomes you in the beating heart of the historic city to try the delicacies of our region. For the curious ones; our golden keys concierge team will help you find the trendiest restaurant in Gironde’s capital city. When comes the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing moment within our spa Guerlain or prefer the Dune du Pyla’s greatness or the numerous vineyards only 45 minutes away from our hotel.
To enhance your experience, experiment the high gastronomy and Bordeaux’s finest wines in our 2 Michelin stars restaurant “Le Pressoir d’Argent Gordon Ramsay. At last but not least, end your evening with a glass of Champagne or a signature cocktail on our Rooftop bar, a breath-taking area offering a unique and spectacular view over the whole city
Over the years, the InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel achieved legendary status: an absolute must for travelers and celebrities visiting the city from all over the world. It was there in March 1871 that Victor Hugo pronounced these prophetic words from the terrace of the Café de Bordeaux ‘If you want to stop wars in Europe you need to create Europe…’As they say, he was a visionary..
Bordeaux; the world wine capital
World Wine Capital, Bordeaux endorses the marks of its passion for vineyards and wine. It is a story that carries on punctuating the life of the city and its territory. Here, the wine is everywhere, around a neighbourhood, through the architecture, along the alleys and along the quays. There are 5,000 châteaux in the region that are the ideal starting point for anyone seeking to discover either the magic of wine, French gastronomy or both; and to live an unforgettable moment at the same time.
The canelé is a small pastry, crunchy outside, soft inside and perfectly balanced between vanilla, rum and butter. In the vineyards, wine tastings are often accompanied by a canelé that goes well also with Champagne, coffee or a tea.
Bordeaux's weather can surprise you! Keep in mind that after a cold and rainy day the next one could be warm and sunny!
Unesco World Heritage
With 1810 hectares on the Unesco inventory and 347 buildings listed as Historic Monuments, Bordeaux is the largest urban environment of the world.