Bordeaux, France is a festive city during the autumn months, offering many celebrations and activities to keep you busy. Autumn is a great time to get to know the culture and heritage of the city while avoiding the summer crowds. Reserve a car hire in Bordeaux in autumn and enjoy the freedom to explore the city at your own pace.
Kicking off the autumn season, this festival is held in mid September and is known in English as Heritage Weekend. During this time Bordeaux opens the doors of some of its most popular historical buildings to the public free of charge. Explore the history and culture of Bordeaux from art deco architecture to a Roman amphitheater, and none of it will cost you a dime! Book a car rental in Bordeaux to get around to all the free attractions in town.
In the month of October Bordeaux celebrates women in film with the annual Women's Film Festival. Centered on the Allées de Tourny, this festival is more than just movies. Activities include debates and exhibitions as well as an awards ceremony.
Rounding out the season, Bordeaux's Autumn Fair is held from November to December on the place des Quinconces. This is a great opportunity to pick up some unusual Christmas gifts at bargain prices.