Nightlife in Bordeaux

Nightlife in Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (B)

I had a completely misguided perception of what Bordeaux would be like. My friends and I decided to visit so we could enjoy one of France’s most popular wine regions. And based on my previous experience in Napa Valley in California, I assumed Bordeaux would be on the high-end and boring side.

But I couldn’t have been more wrong. It turns out Bordeaux is this beautiful gem of a town full of young people enjoying good food, good wine, and a vibrant nightlife. And aside from maybe Budapest, I can’t say I’ve ever enjoyed a city’s nightlife as much as I enjoyed it in Bordeaux.

Since the city is on the small side, all the places to go out are in concentrated, walkable areas. This is basically a prerequisite for me to enjoy the nightlife in any city. Because I hate getting dolled up and taking an Uber somewhere, only to realize it sucks and there are no alternative options around. In Bordeaux, you can start drinking during Happy Hour and switch bars every hour until last call and you won’t have to walk more than 20 feet. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Nightlife in Bordeaux
Guide Location: France » Bordeaux
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Montano
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rue Sainte-Catherine
  • Place du Parlement
  • L’Alchemiste
  • L’autre Petit Bois
  • Calle Ocho
  • L’Empire
  • Saint-Jean train station
  • Quai du Paludate
  • Le Bistrot Discotheque
  • La Rhumerie
  • La Pachanga