Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine, sits along the Garonne River in southwestern France. Bordeaux was already an important city during the Roman Empire, one of the most prosperous in Gaul, when it was known under the name of Burdigala. In the Middle Ages, the city was an English possession for three centuries, then became French in the 15th century Bordeaux is today known for its wine (Vignoble de Bordeaux) and for the beauty of its historic centre, a part of which, called Port de la Lune, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Bordeaux Christmas Market which takes place in the central Allées de Tourny is the main event of the Christmas period in the capital of Aquitaine.
BORDEAUX CHRISTMAS MARKET
1) Bordeaux Christmas Market (Grand Marché de Noël de Bordeaux). The Bordeaux market is usually made up of a large Christmas village made up of over one hundred wooden stalls arranged in the Allées de Tourny, here you will find original gift ideas, jewellery, perfumes and typical products such as wines and sweets. Finally, there are many activities and entertainment organized specifically to entertain children, among which there is usually also the house of Santa Claus. Generally, a covered space is set up specifically for the little ones where shows and entertainment are organised.
2) Market of the creators of Christmas (Marché des créateurs de Noël). This market dedicated to Christmas creations is usually set up in the Camille Jullian square in the Saint Pierre district. You will find clothes, decorations and special ideas for Christmas.