Discover Bordeaux, the world’s major wine industry capital, classified “City of Art and History”.

The city is home to more than 350 “monuments historiques” (only Paris has more in France) with some buildings dating back to roman times. Bordeaux has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble”. From its Port of the moon to Les Chartrons neighbourhood discover its amazing diversity.

Bordeaux is of course surrounded by the most prestigious wine estates. You shall discover, for example, the charming historic medieval village of Saint-Emilion, listed as UNESCO World Heritage, Pessac, or Pauillac… There you shall have an exceptional overnight stay in beautiful and unique places, with chic and relaxed ambiance and an amazing view on the legendary vineyards. You shall savoure dishes from fresh food market, and treasures of local producers (foie-gras, black truffles, etc.) We will be pleased to open for you the doors of top castles, sometimes close to the public and introduce you to the owner. They will share with you their passion for their vineyards and the history of their estate owned by the most illustrious families.

So you shall enjoy a private tour and tasting, discover the old cellars and the work of wine producers meeting a barrel-maker. Then you shall take a bucolic break in the vineyards savouring a delicious picnic. You could also enjoy sightseeing flights in a helicopter over the prestigious vineyards. But the grape has many facets!

You have to taste the grape in all its forms. You shall enjoy unique treatments combining the virtues of natural hot spring water with the benefits of the grape and the grapevine in the Spa Caudalie. The great landscape of the vineyards, the refined atmosphere of the Spa will bring you a rare feeling of relaxation.

The Bay is one of those magical locations which have become a constant source of inspiration for numerous writers, painters, sculptors (Manet, Cocteau…). Shaped by fishing and oyster farming, the Bay has retained its authenticity through the changing winds and turning tides. Its microclimate is very appreciated. So you shall discover an oyster-farm and enjoy a break savouring oysters with a delicious glass of wine on the sunny beach.

Then you shall visit the Bay in a typical boat called “pinasse” and enjoy the beauties of many protected sites. The great Pyla sand hill, the highest in Europe, owes its fame to its extraordinary size and the particularity of being in constant motion. The islands : the Banc d’Arguin, the Ile aux Oiseaux, the Cap Ferret peninsula are all symbolic of the Bay of Arcachon.

Exclusive & Private has collected the finest addresses to stay in and around Bordeaux to let you enjoy a unique experience in Aquitaine.