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  AllRefer.com - Bordeaux, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Known as Burdigala by the Romans, Bordeaux was the capital of the province of Aquitania and a prosperous commercial city.
Bordeaux's importance declined under Visigothic and Frankish rule (c.5th cent.), but was revived when the city became (11th cent.) the seat of the dukes of Aquitaine.
Reconquered by France, Bordeaux became capital of the province of Guienne.
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 photo28 Bordeaux France feature
Bordeaux has long been known to the world as the most respected producer of fine wines, and is today continuing to lead in this respect, as it embraces the modernity of new techniques and technology while respecting the importance of it's old world ways.
The Libourne region and the famous Châteaux of Saint-Emilion, Pomerol and Fronsac are north east of Bordeaux across both the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers.
Though Bordeaux offers obvious interest for the wine, architecture and history buff, once these mandatory diversions have been completed, there is a whole other side to this charming city and départment to discover.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archdiocese of Bordeaux
Archdiocese; comprises the entire department of the Gironde and was established conformably to the Concordat of 1802 by combining the ancient Diocese of Bordeaux (diminished by the cession of Born to the Bishopric of Aire) with the greater part of the suppressed Diocese of Bazas.
In 1232, Gregory IX gave the Archbishop of Bourges, as patriarch, the right to visit the province of Aquitaine, imposed upon the Archbishop of Bordeaux the duty of assisting, at least once, at the councils held by his "brother" of Bourges, and decided that appeals might be made from the former to the latter.
Aquitaine was lost to France by the annulment of that marriage between Louis VII and Eleanor of Aquitaine which was celebrated in the Cathedral of Bordeaux in the year 1137, and Bordeaux became the capital of the English possessions in France.
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 Great Wine Capitals - BORDEAUX - France
Bordeaux’s population is 220,000 inhabitants (Bordeaux urban area : 880 000 inhabitants).
Bordeaux is the administrative capital of the Aquitaine region.
Bordeaux is the largest fine wine-producing vineyard in the world, as well as the most legendary.
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 Bordeaux Hotels, Accommodation in France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For your leisure, Bordeaux is a privileged stop-over to visit this part of France.
Bordeaux hosts numerous artistic, historical and architectural vestiges and several economical activities, and is one of the most modern centers of the Sud-Ouest region...
The Bordeaux Gare Stars Hotel welcomes you in a cruiseliner decor, in the heart of a city famous for its history and in a region celebrated for its world celebrated vineyards.
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 Bordeaux - Wikitravel
Capital of Aquitaine, France, Bordeaux is famous for its various wines, which are considered among the best in the world.
Bordeaux is a huge, flat city, built on the banks of the Garonne River, which merges a dozen kilometers below the city with another river to form the Gironde Estuary, which is biggest estuary of the country.
Bordeaux is quite a big city, however most of the interesting attractions are in the town center.
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 Bike tours in Bordeaux, biking trips in Bordeaux France, bike tours in wine country, Ireland biking, bicycle trips in ...
Bordeaux history is steeped in corruption, controversy, and clairet-flowing decadence.
With numerous ports and waterways to transport the wine, Bordeaux and it’s fertile vineyards gained wealth and a spirit of independence that was unrivaled and still holds true today.
is the smallest of Bordeaux appellations and is situated north of Libourne.
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 A2Z Languages: Travel and transportation information for Bordeaux, France
Bordeaux airport is a gateway to the South West of Europe.
Bordeaux's train station is about three miles from the city center.
The Bordeaux railway is ranked 3rd among France's provincial stations.
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 Bordeaux Hotels :: Accomodation in Bordeaux :: Lowest Rates Guaranteed!!! by CheaperthanHotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bordeaux travel brochures are available from the travel office, with information such as Bordeaux maps, Bordeaux tourist information, Bordeaux travel agents, Bordeaux tourist guides and bus, ferry and transport timetables.
Bordeaux, town of Art universally known and recognized for its multiple qualities so much historical vestiges, artistic, architectural that in the economic activities such as compete with wine, the mechanical engineering industries, foodand chemical, aeronautics and space.
Bordeaux is the town of Art, universally known and recognized for its multiple qualities such as historical vestiges, artistic, competes with wine, the mechanical engineering industries, food and chemical, aeronautics and space.
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 French Tourist Office for France tourism and travel; Paris Provence Normandy Loire Valley Riviera, Dordogne Champagne ...
Bordeaux constitutes the largest quality wine region in the world and produces about one-third of the fine wines of France.
France's northernmost A.O.C. wine-producing region is divided into three major districts, and the famous Champagne houses are easily visited because they are mainly in the towns of Reims and Epernay.
The banks of the Loire, France's longest river, sport ancient forests, verdant fields, royal chateaux, and a tapestry of vineyards which produce a wide variety of wines.
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 Bordeaux Hotels, Bordeaux France Hotel accommodation- Hotels in Bordeaux Gironde France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Balladins Hotel is located in the city centre of Bordeaux, in the heart of the pedestrian avenue.
The AppartValley is located in the centre of the historical district of Bordeaux and close to the Garonne river.
Bordeaux, town of Art universally, is known and recognised for its multiple qualities and historical vestiges.
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 AllTravel Bordeaux France travel and tourism
The 1000 sq km wine-growing area around the city is France’s most important producer of top-quality wines, producing more than 850 million bottles in 1997.
The fascinating Musee d’Aquitaine on Cours Pasteur chronicles the history and ethnography of the Bordeaux area from 25,000 years ago up until the 19th century.
Sample some of Bordeaux’s lively nightlife by checking out the city’s late night dance venues on the Quai de Paludate.
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 Bordeaux France Hotels. Accommodation in Bordeaux France in City Centre
Citotel Le Chantry Bordeaux Bordeaux is situated in the centre of Bordeaux.
The Hotel Mercure Bordeaux Chartrons, in the very heart of the Chartrons neighborhood, a great place of the wine trade, is both the shop-window and the gateway to Bordeaux.
The Amarys Royal St Jean Bordeaux was completely renovated in 2000 and the guest rooms were equipped with modern amenities, including satellite television and a mini bar.
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 Wine Tasting Tour - Bordeaux, France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bordeaux is a dynamic town with flair characterized by an historic city center, magnificent gardens and architectural splendor.
Crossing the Bordelaise alongside the Garonne, we visit the birth place of the state philosopher Montesquieu - a romantic moated castle - and cycle past the vineyards of Sautern to Langon.
Along quiet country roads we cycle alongside the Dordogne, passing famous chateaux to reach the mighty citadel of Blaye.
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 bordeaux Hotels, Hotels bordeaux France, Hotel in Bordeaux
Conveniently located just a few feet from the Bordeaux Saint Jean TGV train station, and only 10 minutes from the city center, you will be charmed by this former residence's noble 18th century Bordeaux-style architecture.
Located at few metres from Mériadeck, one of the most touristic districts of Bordeaux, near the government centre and the boulevards, close to the Stade Lescure football stadium and at 10 minutes from the airport, the Hotel and restaurant Alton is at the »»
In the heart of Bordeaux, this great 18th century house is recommended in many French and foreign guides.
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 France HQ : Bordeaux France
Bordeaux wine estate with restaurant offering rooms to rent in the chateau.Contains room details, prices, booking form, wine notes and details of tours and...
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 Bordeaux France Hotel In - Hotels - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review
In natural surroundings on the shores of Bordeaux lake, 15 min from the city centre, convention and exhibition centre.
Offering 137 rooms, the Novotel Bordeaux Centre is ideally located in the heart of the main business area, close to historic...
Near the famous Vineyard of Bordeaux, 30 minutes from the sea and 15 minutes from City Center of Bordeaux.
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 France Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
When To Go Spring offers the best weather to visitors, with beach tourism picking up in May. Temperatures aren't too bad in autumn, although the short days mean limited sunlight and the cold starts to make itself felt towards the end of the season, even along the Côte d'Azur.
Winter means playing in the snow in France's Alps and Pyrenees, though the Christmas school holidays send hordes of tadpoles in uniform scurrying for the slopes.
Mid-July through to the end of August is when most city dwellers take their annual five weeks' vacation to the coasts and mountains, and the half-desolate cities tend to shut down a bit accordingly.
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 Bordeaux Region - France (92)
Bordeaux is the largest fine wine-making region in the world — with 284,320 acres of A.O.C. vines — as well as the most legendary.
The Bordeaux Blend The richness and elegance of Bordeaux wines is the result of subtle blending of these different grape varieties, combined with centuries of experience, the skills of local winemakers and on-going research by oenologists (wine scientists) and technicians.
Bordeaux wine is usually associated with a "château".
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 Bordeaux, France
This town, Bordeaux, has a sleepy, quiet and dry feeling about it's streets, which may be perfect if you are a young grape aspiring to grow up to become part of one of the world's finest and most famous wines.
Entire rooms are set up under the tents and much of the goods need just a little work, giving that authentic feeling that they have just been taken from a ransacked fortress.
I stay at a hostel tonight and my roommates are a bunch of French guys in their early 20s drinking and smoking who knows what.
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 bordeaux france -- bordeaux france   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bordeaux France Lodger Hotels and Lodging Luxury and Budget Accommodations B...
Bordeaux France Historical Hotel For Sale French Country house hotel in city...
This budget 2 star hotel in Bordeaux France is situated on the main road between the north of...
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 Bordeaux wine chateaux
Bordeaux : vineyards, wine châteaux, castles and cellars.
...are sometimes beautiful 19 th century castles,sometimes simpler houses but the Bordeaux region offers a multitude of different and magnificent landscapes...Driving the Medoc or the Saint Emilion wine roads provide the opportunity to taste the best wines in the world and discover charming and interesting tourist sights....
He welcomes paying guests in his castle : Le Château de la Guillonniere : This is the ideal location to stay for visiting France, Loire Valley Castles, Poitou's abbeys and Bordeaux Wine Chateaux (2 hours easy drive from Chateau de la Guillonniere)...
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 Bordeaux France hotels & travel information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Bordeaux Accomodation , Discount Hotel Reservations in Bordeaux France @ ebookingsite.com
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For those who are travelling with children or kids to Bordeaux, Please check the family friendly hotels in Bordeaux.
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 Cap Girondins Soccer Camp in Bordeaux, France
If a game is playing at Bordeaux stadium with the PRO during your session, you will be invited for FREE to see the game.
You will play on the field next to the Bordeaux PRO practice session when they have their practices.
The soccer course will be comprehensive, covering all elements of the game, covering techniques, skills, phases of play, small sided games and full 11 v 11 sessions for some of the older players.
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 French Course in Bordeaux :: Learn French in Bordeaux, France
Now classify it as you would your claret and you would be looking at a vintage crop with lots of character, and a beautiful rounded finish leaving you wanting more.
Tucked away in the south west of France, Bordeaux is a city of 18th century grandeur, a delightful mix of white stone façades, traditional cobblestone streets and elegant boulevards.
Revolution and Resistance were once strong in Bordeaux and today its museums, fountains and squares live to tell the tale in their various shapes and forms.
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 Bordeaux Hotel - Hotel in Bordeaux France - Accomodation, lodging, room, suite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bordeaux Hotel - Hotel in Bordeaux France - Accomodation, lodging, room, suite
Its eighteenth century splendour has left Bordeaux with many grand buildings whose charm and nobility continue to enchant men and women of our own ear.
This charming 18th century hotel is located right in the center of Bordeaux in the heart of Europe's largest pedestrian zone, adjacent to the "Grand-Théâtre".
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 car hire bordeaux france
Car hire from only £16 per day in Bordeaux, France with Car Hire 3000.
Rent a car for any of Alamo's locations in France and we'll give you an additional driver included free.
A DAD is suing a travel firm after contracting a flesh-eating bug in his foot while on holiday.
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 Discount Hotels Bordeaux, France - Hotel-Rates.com
Hotel-Rates.com is the traveler's source for cheap and discount hotel rates in Bordeaux, France.
The Hotel Amarys Royal St. Jean is a first class hotel located 25 kilometers away from Merignac Bordeaux Airport, and only steps away from the TGV train station.
The Citadines Bordeaux Meriadeck is a first class hotel located 20 minutes from Merignac Airport.
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