Assets of Bordeaux

  • “European Best Destination” in 2015
  • Cheaper than Paris
  • Worldwide know for Wine and Aeronautic Industry
  • Quality of life
  • Leisure and Tourism

Bordeaux is probably the best city to discover France for foreign students. 7th city of France in term of population, Bordeaux is a unique combination of prestige, quality of life and dynamism.

PROBABLY THE BEST FRENCH CITY TO LIVE IN

Voted 1st French city for quality of life and attractiveness in 2015, Bordeaux is ideally located: 3 hours from Paris and from Spain, 2 hours from Pyrenean Mountains, 40 minutes from the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by vineyards. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was awarded, among other prestigious distinctions, “European Best Destination” in 2015. 


A DEVELOPING CITY WITH DYNAMIC INDUSTRIES

Bordeaux has had the highest growth in France in number of managers for the last 10 years. The city is renowned for his know-how in Aeronautical, Military and Aerospatiale activities. But industrial sector is also boosted by health and Laser segments. Beside that, Bordeaux is of course very active on production and exportation of Wine, as well as on forestry activities. Tertiary industry is also strongly implanted with two main sectors: tourism and numerical companies.


A PRESTIGIOUS IMAGE AROUND THE WORLD

Known throughout the world for wines and vineyards, Bordeaux is a great representative a “French know-how”. As Paris, Bordeaux is synonymous of “prestige” and high-end products and industries. Since the eighteenth century which was a golden age of the Wine production and due to his geographical position, Bordeaux is clearly open to international markets and exports.