Hotels in Gironde
Those who appreciate fine wine come to Gironde. It is the MÃ©doc wine region and home to many Bordeaux wine chÃ¢teaux. Visit the sources of Lafite and Latour wine makers. For this, they plan to spend a weekend. Gironde, for them, is nothing but wine -wine and the city of Bordeaux. For others, however, it is the Silver Coast. Gironde symbolizes for them the vast beaches and seaside resorts of La CÃ´te dArgente (The Silver Coast). These include Cap Ferret and the Bassin dArcachon. Besides the wine of Bordeaux, the city has several cultural icons. Its museums include the Museum of Aquitaine. The Esplanade des Quinconces contains statues and fountains dating from 1827-1858. Be sure to visit the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art in a n early 19th century warehouse.