Cité du Vin opening


This is a great time to visit Bordeax - Lonely Planet recently voted it to be one of the top cities in the world for visitors! Following the much-anticipated opening of the Cité du Vin this stunning landmark has proved to be every bit as popular as promised and has helped to put Bordeaux firmly on the map as a major destination.  

Alternative Aquitaine has some beautiful properties in the Bordeaux Countryside, putting you in the perfect location to enjoy all of the festivities in Bordeaux - before heading back to your accommodation to enjoy the wine!  

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La Cité du Vin is a stunning new venue celebrating the history, culture and diversity of wine.  This creative space houses permanent exhibitions, and a rich and varied programme of events revolving around the theme of wine will be occurring over the next few months.  

In June, the biennial Bordeaux Wine Festival takes place, an internationally-renowned extravaganza featuring 80 appellations from Bordeaux and the Aquitaine region.


We have a range of stylish and comfortable houses and villas with pools in the Bordeaux Countryside.  Combine time in the City of Bordeaux with time enjoying all that the countryside and vineyards of this area have to offer.  Book your Bordeaux holiday rental with Alternative Aquitaine, specialists for the region.

How to find your perfect Bordeaux holiday rental > go to Bordeaux holiday rental then select your dates and requirements - it's as easy as that!


  • We are regional specialists - and the Bordeaux area is one of our most popular destinations
  • We have a range of Bordeaux Countryside rentals available to suit all budgets and party sizes
  • We know each and every rental very well - just ask us for advice
  • Established in 2003, Alternative Aquitaine is the trusted source of holiday rentals for south west France - we have a 99% Service Rating with Feefo 
  • You can pay for your rental via online banking, Visa/Mastercard or (UK clients only) by cheque

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