Family and Kids in Bordeaux

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Bordeaux? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Bordeaux, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Bordeaux.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Bordeaux for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Rue Ste. Catherine

    Family and Kids

    A 1200 metre long shopping bonanza, this pedestrian street is said to be the longest shopping street in Europe, and it never disappoints. It’s been around since roman times and it’s basic function hasn’t changed over the two thousand years. The clothes shopping here is cheaper than in Paris, and a lot more accessible. The street slopes just a teensy bit, with the luxury shops...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Place De La Bourse

    Swimming Pool

    Bordeaux’s most beautiful square stands as it did in the 18th century, surrounded by a lovely collection of symmetrical palace-like facades. The name translates into the “place of the wallet” – fitting, seeing that most of the buildings are economic in nature, and include the Chambers of Commerce. Pretty enough in the day, it’s simply enchanting by night, the buil...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Grande Theatre De Bordeaux

    Family and Kids

    A lot of tourists feel more than satisfied enough to admire this beautiful building from the outside. It’s grand, true; Victor Louis was building a neo-classical temple of Arts and Light with Corinthian columns and statues of the nine muses and of Juno, Minerva and Venus. It was beautiful enough that it was briefly used the National Assembly, and now, done up in blue and gold, it’s...Read more
  4. Amazing Bordeaux attraction for kids
    Cathedrale St-andre

    Family and Kids

    Seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux-Bazas, this once Romanesque cathedral now displays extensive Gothic influence.13 year old Eleanor of Aquitaine was married here in 1137 only months before she became queen. Often compared to the Notre-Dame in Paris, the cathedral has it’s own deep solemnity. Beautiful statues, charming murals, and intricate carvings can take hours to appreciate. The chu...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Utopia

    Family and Kids

    It’s not often that a simple cinema is a famous landmark, so when it happens there has to be something special going on. In this case, it’s the old fashioned charm of the place. Breaking away from the typical cinema decoration that plays off glitz and glamour, Utopia looks more like a laid-back theatre. The atmosphere is friendly and inviting; the movie tickets are cheap; the popco...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Bordeaux
    Place De Parlement

    Family and Kids

    Usually a city square is all about the architecture or the people watching. Indeed, this one has a beautiful neo-rococo fountain right in the centre, and rococo facades, and sure the people are pretty. The fun parts though, are the restaurants and cafés around the square with their lovely little terraces that look over the fountain.This is supposed to be THE place to eat in Bordeaux, so...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Musee D'aquitaine

    Family and Kids

    This charming little museum doesn’t pretend to be anything more than it is, and what it is, is beautiful. It does nothing more or less than to preserve and display a record of Bordeaux and Aquitaine right from prehistory to modern times. The interior décor is cool and mysterious, so it really does feel like a story is being told. The exhibits are arranged chronologically: Prehisto...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Church Of Notre Dame

    Family and Kids

    The first thing you notice about this is the incredibly detailed façade. There’s so much to look at that it can be a bit confusing to know where to start. Still, it’s beautiful work in the Jesuit style. The church was once a Dominican convent in Baroque style. Inside, it’s all stone, and it’s all grand. If you’re lucky enough, you might be visiting during t...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Tour Pey Berland

    Family and Kids

    As any good sacred destination lover will know, church towers aren’t supposed to stand separately from their churches (in this case the St. Andre’s Cathedral). This one does, because it’s also a belfry, and with such awesomely strong bells that it was thought that the church wouldn’t be able to withstand them ringing. 50 metre high and flamboyantly Gothic, it also hoist...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Place Des Quinconces

    Family and Kids

    A 31 acre sized city square – one of the largest on the continent. Breaking down what you can expect to see here: Trees planted around in a quincunx pattern. Two rostral columns symbolising Commerce and Navigation. A beautiful, statuesque 50 metre tall monument to the Girondists that perished during the Reign of Terror. The magnificent fountains on the sides of the monument With two tra...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Museum Of Wine And Trade

    Family and Kids

    Aquitaine wine is famous. It’s been around for god knows how long (we know, relax. Two thousand years)and has a fun story to it. If you want to hear that story told, this is the place to go! Housing aged wines, wine making paraphernalia, old documents, memorabilia and histories from great merchant families, the museum is a great hit with and for all winos! The boutique too has a great wi...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Basilique Saint-seurin

    Family and Kids

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city’s oldest church, this austere and imposing building is most famous for it’s crypt. Saint Fort, Merovigians and innumerable Christians are buried here in tombs from as long ago as the 4th century. It was built during the Romanesque period, but picked up quite a number of Gothic elements like the massive pillars rising to the nave and the ric...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden is one such place which is full of greenery and peace that you feel like spending hours all together exploring the little wonders of nature. You can sit and relax in the pleasant environment which is pure and pollution free. There are different varieties of plants which you shall see, and this shall definitely add to your bag of information on plants. The layout of Botanical Ga...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Jardin Public

    Garden

    Created in the 18th century, the Jardin Public is sprawled over fourteen hectares with open green space, arboretum, L’Otangerie Bar and restaurant, natural history museum and library. The garden was designed in a French style by Jacques Ange Gabriel. A fantastic escape from the din and bustle of the town, the Jardin Public caters the kids with various amusement features like playgrounds, ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Palais Rohan

    Family and Kids

    The Palais Rohan or Rohan Palace is an elegant 18th century structure boasting of the Neoclassical Baroque architecture designed by Richard-François Bonfin. Depicting the power and wealth of the Archbishops in 1700’s, the Palais Rohan became the Bordeaux Town Hall after the French Revolution. The eye-catcher piece of the building is the Louis XVI styled Façade and also the s...Read more