Bordeaux is one of those cities that can be as relaxing or as lively as you wish and has become in recent years one of the most beautiful and interesting destinations in Europe.
Boasting 362 historic monuments, an extraordinary gastronomic scene and a vibrant city life, it’s no wonder this beautiful city was named “ Best European destination in 2015 “.
If you are thinking about studying French in Bordeaux, at Ynsitu we have 8 different types of courses, whether you want to study the general language, exam preparation, teacher training, study and work, with activities, pre-university, etc.
Bordeaux is a wonderful city to study in because of its many museums and art galleries, its large student community, its gastronomic paradise and the possibility of creating a professional network, among others.
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THE CITY OF WINE #citeduvin
Bordeaux is famous for its wine culture, so this place could not be missed. The Cité du Vin is a unique place in the Baccalan district, dedicated to wine tastings and cultural events around wine. This enormous structure leaves no one indifferent.
STONE BRIDGE #pontdepierre
One of the most emblematic places in Bordeaux, the Pont de Pierre (Stone Bridge) crosses the Garonne River with 17 elegant arches.
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS #museedesbeauxartsdebordeaux
Located in the pleasant Jardin de la Mairie public park, the Museum of Fine Arts occupies part of the Hôtel de Ville (City Hall).
BASILICA AND SAINT-MICHEL NEIGHBORHOOD #saintmichelbordeaux
The Saint-Michel district, built around the flamboyant Gothic basilica dedicated to the Archangel, is by far the liveliest and most colorful district of the city.
PLACE DES QUINCONCES #placedequinconces
A large public space in the center of Bordeaux, the Esplanade des Quinconces is a quiet haven in the heart of the city, just a few blocks from Le Grand Théâtre. Along the river, the esplanade offers tranquil views of the sea.
THE WATER MIRROR #miroirdeau
Between Quai de la Douane and Quai Louis XVIII, the Miroir d’Eau (Water Mirror) is a decorative pool reflecting the facades of the buildings of the Place de la Bourse. This contemporary UNESCO World Heritage site could be called an “elegant puddle” or a “creative masterpiece”. A source system alternates between mirror and fog effects. The reflection changes with the time of day and the weather.
GROSSE CLOCHE #grossecloche
The Grosse Cloche (Great Clock) is a monument built in the 13th and 15th centuries and has been restored to its former glory. The most distinctive features of this former gate tower are the clock and the bell, which is rung for special celebrations such as Remembrance Day (November 11) and the Fête Nationale (July 14).
BORDELAISE PARK #parcbordelais
This 19th century park began its life as a public promenade, which is now covered by a whopping 3,000 trees. It is a beautiful place where you will see many locals (and visitors) strolling around during the weekend.
PUBLIC GARDEN OF BORDEAUX #jardinpublicbordeaux
Green space of 10.8 hectares located in the center of the present city. It is the first garden in France designed since its creation to be open to the public. Its first side is “French style” in the manner of Le Nôtre, the illustrious gardener of Versailles.
THE PILAT DUNE #dunadepilat
And if you don’t mind traveling and taking a little getaway. At 70km southwest of Bordeaux is the Dune de Pilat, the highest dune in Europe, but not only that will captivate you, the atmosphere and the incredible panorama make this wonder of nature unique.
We hope that if you were thinking about it, we have convinced you to take a French course in Bordeaux and live an experience you will never forget!