With the first train leaving London at 5:40 and a simple change in Paris, you could be in beautiful Bordeaux as early as 13:42.
For a later start, you can leave London at 08.55 instead and change in Lille, arriving in Bordeaux at 18.37.
Shoppers will fall in love with Place de la Bourse in the heart of the city, where you'll find all the main designers and boutiques
A visit to Bordeaux wouldn't be complete without visiting one of the many quaint bistros around Place du parliament, where you'll be able to sample the local produce - a glass of fine Bordeaux.
And for the history lovers, a stroll over the magnificent stone bride, Pont de St Pierre, will reveal a stunning view over the river Garonne.
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