Bordeaux is the sixth largest city in France, boasting a population of almost 800,000 people. Its world-renowned university accommodates almost 70,000 students and about 7,500 international students, making it a very dynamic city, bustling with life and energy.
Ideally located on the southwest coast of France, Bordeaux is only 3 hours away from Paris by train, less than 1 hour away from the beaches and about 2 hours away from Spain. With its rich history and over 300 historical landmarks, the city is second only to Paris in terms of cultural heritage with some buildings dating back to Roman times. Since 2008 Bordeaux is also featured on the UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble”.
The city’s beautiful parks, sports facilities, museums, theatres and clubs provide countless opportunities to enjoy your time in Bordeaux and experience life “à la française”.