Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Bordeaux (BOD)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Bordeaux!
Moving west of Bordeaux you will reach a lovely sea-side town of Archachon, famed for its rich oyster production. Take a trip to the Hourtins' Lake, the biggest fresh water lake in France that flows through the city. Take a dip in the lake in summers or go cycling through pine-tree forest of that area. Don’t forget to explore the biggest sand dune in Europe that lies close to Archachon.
Designated by UNESCO in the list of World Heritage Villages, Saint Emilion is home to the popular chateau of Chateau Ausone and Chateau Cheval Blanc. Visit the nearby located Entre-deux-Mers offering a diverse range of ancient castles and wineries that produce Bordeaux Superior wines.
Located in the southeast of Bordeaux, the town of Sauternes is a delight for wine lovers with its world-famous dessert wine of Chateau d'Yquem. You can also explore its old castles like the Chateau de Roquetaillad, Villandraut, Fargues and Cazeneuve.