Bordeaux by figures

  • 2015: Bordeaux named European Best Destination
  • 2016: Bordeaux 2nd major destination of the world according to the New York Times
  • 2017: Bordeaux was chosen as Lonely Planet’s most attractive city, and is the only French city in the top ten.
  • In 2017, Bordeaux is th 6th most cycle-friendly city in the world (Copenhagenize)
  • The Los Angeles Times has made Bordeaux its number one place to visit in 2017
  • Expatriates voted Bordeaux their third-favourite city (The Local)
  • Bordeaux airport was voted best airport in the less-than-10 million passengers category (Air Transport News)
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A flourishing tourism

Bordeaux métropole


Top French Cities

Top French Cities
Bordeaux is part of the «Top French Cities» international network, consisting of twenty destinations such as Marseille, Lille, and Montpellier, and chaired by the Director of the Bordeaux Tourist Office. Because there is strength in unity, most of the major French cities and metropolitan areas outside of Paris work together through the «Tourism in the City Cluster» launched by Atout France (the French Tourism Development Agency) in 1993. Their ambition is to develop awareness of what characterizes them: cultural effervescence, modernity, elegance, history, heritage, cuisine and the French «art of living».

Magnetic Bordeaux will pull you in

Magnetic Bordeaux
On the Atlantic coast and connected to the world, Bordeaux has a great cultural heritage. Its blend of world-class business excellence, quality of life, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, makes beautiful Bordeaux a buzzing global city. In this context, the brand «Magnetic Bordeaux» was imagined by different players of the territory. Symbol of the attractiveness of the territory, Magnetic  Bordeaux will be spread by public bodies, companies, local authorities through promotion campaigns and events, communication tools.