GIVE AWAY! Bordeaux in 101 Sites & Buildings

LE FESTIN and Bordeaux Expats are giving you the chance to win one of five copies of their latest publication 'Bordeaux in 101 Sites and Buildings'

Bordeaux in 101 sites & buildings is the best publication to present a city which is definitely done with the “Sleeping Beauty” cliché. Visitors, in holidays or on a business trip, can take advantage of this special issue and discover the unique cultural diversity of Bordeaux.

From tram to train, left bank to right, Médoc to Landes, Bordeaux Métropole (the conurbation’s new name) is pulsating with renovation, transformation and invention. Such projects include the wet dock district and Cité du Vin, Rives d’Arcins and construction of a new bridge entrusted to Rem Koolhaas and La Bastide with its superb municipal archives building, designed by talented Belgian architects Robbrecht & Daem.

The aim of this special edition, the 9th in the series, here updated, is to provide the reader with tools for understanding and discovering the city. It focuses on 101 buildings, but in fact embraces far more through texts and images reflecting man’s inventiveness down the years. It offers a well-documented, appreciative journey through time and space, reflected in the 101 faces of a city whose beauty quite takes the visitor’s breath away.

THE 101 SITES & BUILDINGS COLLECTION
  • Each of the 101 selected sites is highlighted by a clear and detailed notice, drafted by specialists, and illustrated by talented photographers.
  • Practical information facilitating visits (address, schedules accessibility...)
  • Readers can perfect their knowledge about Bordeaux cultural heritage and discover unsuspected aspects.
  • Practical and aesthetic, this special issue gives to readers a fresh and generous eye on an evolving city.
  • Precise but accessible language allow an immediate access to the cultural heritage.
  • A successful mix of a rich and well- illustrated book and an everyday use guide to discover places and initiate yourself to unexpected ballads.
To win a copy of this excellent little publication, drop us a line with the answer to this question: 
  • How many sites and monuments are covered in this edition?
* Competition only available to French residents.
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