Enjoy a flight to Bordeaux with Air France

Bordeaux : a pearl among cities with plenty of wine

Bordeaux is not large, with just over 1 million inhabitants, but it is known worldwide for its excellent wine-making. The region produces an estimated 960 million bottles of wine every year, from very fine wines to good quality table wine. Bordeaux is known as the "Pearl of Aquitaine", after the region of France in which it sits in the centre of France. Bordeaux is well known for its excellent climate and beautiful architecture. With over 360 buildings of historic or cultural interest, it also is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Bordeaux has a history that dates to before Roman times, when the grape vines were introduced in the 8th century, that were to become so important to the region.
You can travel to Bordeaux with France's largest airline, Air France, via Singapore Changi Airport, several times a week. There are many benefits to enjoy during your journey, and there are great offers available.
You will be offered a selection of high quality meals
. A comfortable fleece blanket and pillow will be given, and earplugs or eye masks can be provided if required. Also available is reading material, and a personal video screen showing films, music and games. You can receive even more luxuries by travelling business class . If you choose to book online to buy your airplane ticket, there are a number of possible benefits. For example, it is possible to review and alter your booking, reserve options such as the seat that you want and cabin size. Online check-in can be done up to 30 hours before your flight leaves. If you join the Flying Blue program you will earn Miles which can count towards hotel bookings or other flights.
As you might expect for a city at the heart of France, the main language spoken is French.

Enjoy Bordeaux's beautiful architecture and its beautiful wines

There are many sites of historic interest in Bordeaux to enjoy during your stay. The Palais Gallien is the remains of a 2nd century Roman amphitheatre, The Eglise Saint-Croix has a history dating back to the 7th century and architecture that dates back to the 9th. There are two fine botanical gardens. The impressive Château de la Brede is situated in a beautiful wooded estate nearby.
There is also a rich cultural heritage to explore during your holiday. The Musee de Beaux Arts displays a wide range of fine art, including Matisse and Picasso. There are also museums related to local history, natural history, science and of course wine-making at the Musée du Vin et du Négoce. The city is also home to one of the wine industry's most important trade events, Vinexpo. And of course, you can visit some of Bordeaux's beautiful vineyards, attend some wine tours and wine tasting, and increase your understanding and knowledge of some of the world's most sought-after wine. There are many ways to travel around Bordeaux, but the tram system is particularly extensive. A local delicacy is the Canele, which has a custard centre and a crispy pastry crust, which is eaten for breakfast or dessert, or as a snack during the day.

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