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La Parfumerie de l’Opéra [The Perfumery of the Opera House] -10 Allées de Tourny - www.leau-de-bordeaux.frOpening hours: from 10 am- 7 pm.The shop has created of a perfume called “Eau de Bordeaux”, and offers visitors everything that exists in the world of traditional French perfumery, a quality welcome and advice in the heart of the city.

Art des Hom [an art exhibition area] - 10 rue Voltaire - www.artdeshom.comMore than 70 designers, unique works… Enter the showroom of Art des Hom [an art exhibition area] and come and discover a selection of creations made by artists whose talent has been acknowledged. Discover artistic universes which are rich and varied due to the choice and the quality of the materials used and the originality and the technical perfection of the works.

Gastronomy

Macarons de Bordeaux [Macaroons of Bordeaux] - 38 rue des remparts - www.mlemacaron.fr The establishment has sought out the best confectioners who have been chosen for their skills regarding texture, taste and colours and their experience working for the best companies (Ladurée and Pierre Hermé). And when coupled with the creation of its visual identity, the design of its packaging and the location of its premises, this place is the best!
 
Baud & Millet [a restaurant, cheese dairy and wine shop] - 19 rue Huguerie - www.baudetmillet.fr/A unique place since 1986, it offers an unexpected epicurean world. These wines, cheeses and breads will bring your meal to life. Oenological tastings of regional products are organised every Thursday afternoon throughout the year.It is advisable to book.

Shopping itinerary
Le Triangle du Luxe bordelais [The Triangle of Luxury Goods of Bordeaux] In the heart of the city, in le quartier des Grands Hommes [the Great Men’s district], visitors will discover luxury boutiques, renowned art designers and the most famous gastronomic restaurants.  Wander through the Allées de Tourny, along the Cours Clemenceau and the Cours de l’Intendance. Window shopping has become the done thing!

<?xml:namespace prefix = o /> Le Vieux Bordeaux [The Old City of Bordeaux]: These are the districts running alongside the streets next to the river that have been redeveloped as a “paséo jardiné” (landscaped promenade). They have names which are reminiscent of the “Saints”: Peter, Michael and John. Artists’ workshops, antique and second-hand goods dealers, major retail chains or boutiques selling ready-to-wear clothing are to be found here. Café and pub terraces will provide places which are favourable to meeting people and conviviality.Stroll around from place to place wherever your inspiration takes you.

L’ancien quartier des négociants en vin [the former wine merchants district] : le quartier des "Chartrons", [the “Chartrons” District] is the trendy “village” of the capital of South East France, where merchants shops and wine storehouses have been converted into and taken over by the shops of antique and second-hand goods dealers, gallery owners, artists’ workshops, and many food and drink outlets.

Bask in the sun on the Cours Xavier Arnozan, hunt around for antiques in the Rue Notre Dame and sit at a table on the Place du Marché and the Cours Portal.

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