The local tourism offices provide a wealth of information, and often can mail English-language brochures to your home address for help in the planning process. It is also a good idea to visit the tourism office of every locality to get maps, brochures and helpful advice.
Office de Tourisme de Bordeaux
12 Cours du XXX Juillet,
To find out about the shopping options in Bordeaux, consult the
Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Bordeaux
12 Place de la Bourse,
The Chamber has a comprehensive website devoted to the city’s shopping (www.bordeaux-shopping.com), including tips on opening hours and converting clothing sizes.
To see Aquitaine arts and crafts in the creation stage, and to buy great locally-made wares, make stops along the Route des Métiers d’Arts or contact the
Association pour la Promotion des Métiers d’Art d’Aquitaine
353 Boulevard du Président Wilson
The Association has maps and a book on various artists in the region.
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