Monuments, history, art, and legendary wine and cuisine – Bordeaux has it all. Book your flights from Zurich to Bordeaux with SWISS or one of our subsidiaries and find out why so many travelers choose Bordeaux over other getaway destinations.
With more historical sites and monuments than any other city in France outside Paris, Bordeaux is a stunning example of history laid bare. Warm ocean breezes, outdoor activities, and a countryside dotted with formidable castles and scenic vineyards with row after row of Bordeaux grapes, make for a setting straight out of a storybook. The city of Bordeaux features over 300 monuments and other historical structures, all of which are well worth the visit. Here are a few buildings and sites that cannot be missed:
- Place des Quinconces – the largest city square in France
- The Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux
- Bordeaux Cathedral
- Place de la Bourse
But above all, the city of Bordeaux and its surrounding region is perhaps best known for its cuisine and its legendary wine – in fact, the region is the world’s wine industry capital. From deep, dry reds to sparkling whites and every shade and flavor in between, viticulturalists and connoisseurs from around the world will find that their expectations shall not go unmet, nor their palettes dissatisfied.
The French have long made their cuisine into an art form, skillfully pairing some of the world’s finest food with its most complementary drinks, and Bordeaux exceeds expectations. So, take to the skies with SWISS or one of our partner airlines and experience comfort and top-quality service. Book flights from Zurich to Bordeaux quickly and easily online and get ready for a trip to remember.