Located in south-west of France, Bordeaux, which is renowned for its wines, considered amongst the best in the world is also a beautiful city. As the capital of the department Gironde in the region Aquitaine, it has one million inhabitants in its metropolitan area.
After years of neglect, the former wet docks are the country’s new hot spot, with a number of cafés, gardens, and museums springing up all the time. A lively university community of over 60,000 establishes that Bordeaux is about more than just wine.
The Port of the Moon, port city of Bordeaux , is inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list as an inhabited historic city, an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble, created in the age of the Enlightenment, whose values continued up to the first half of the 20th century, with more protected buildings than any other French city except Paris. It is also recognized for its historic role as a place of exchange of cultural values over more than 2,000 years, particularly since the 12th century due to commercial links with Britain and the NetherLands