Are you tired after your plane ride and you wish you could get to your hotel as soon as possible? You can book your next rental car with HAPPYCAR and with convenient pick up locations at the Bordeaux Airport, you can start your French vacation right away. HAPPYCAR is an online comparison portal, meaning we compare the prices of care hires from around the world to find the best deals on a rental car that fits your specific needs. You have the option to pick the car size, the type of insurance and pick up location.
The Bordeaux Airport is located in the commune Mérignac, which is 7.5 miles outside the city of Bordeaux. It is the sixth busiest airport in France with almost six million visitors in 2016. Once you get out the airport, you can experience the rest of the beautiful wine country in the southwest of France.
Wine is a big deal in this region. Whether you come here to drink it or simply learn more about it, car hire Bordeaux Airport will allow you to explore the wine-er things life. Drive your rental car to visit the La Cité du Vin, a wine museum shaped like a wine decanter. Here you can learn about the vines and grapes needed to make the wine as ancient wine trading. Tours are given and for a special reward at the end, guests can drink a glass of wine, or grape juice for kids, on the eight floor at the beautiful bar under a recycled wine bottle chandelier. Guests can take in the breathtaking view of the city while you enjoy your wine.
While wine is one of the biggest attractions to this area of France, it is not the only thing to do. Drive your car hire Bordeaux Airport to look at the world's largest reflection pool, Miroir d'Eau. The pool is 3,450 square meters across from the Palais de la Bourse, which gives a wonderful mirror effect. Mist is released every so often, making it the perfect time to create social media worthy photos.
There are plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants for you to enjoy. Ranging from street food to wine bars, you will have to spend more than y few days here to truly taste everything Bordeaux has to offer.
If you want to leave wine country, you can take your car hire across the country to visit other popular French cities such as Toulouse and Marseille.
Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France, so that gives you plenty of things to do here. The city was given the nickname, la Villa Rose or the Pink City, due to the buildings having a pinkish hue from the terracotta bricks used for building. With your care hire, you can visit the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites the city has to offer, including the Canal du Midi, a canal running through multiple cities, and the Basilica of St. Sernin, the largest Romanesque building in Europe that is still standing.
Marseille is a port city, with a lot of historical past, as it was once controlled by the Greeks in 600 BC, who helped create the city to be the trading power that it is today. Vieux-Port, the Old Port, is the port that helps fuel the city. For the non-fishers, you can visit the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, which is a Romanesque-Byzantine church, among other beautiful buildings.
If you wish to explore more of Europe, take your car hire Bordeaux Airport to Spain, which is roughly 120 miles to the border. With a rental car from HAPPYCAR, you can make the most of your vacation without having to worry about the cost and time spent by using unreliable public transportation. Book with HAPPYCAR and make your French vacation dreams a reality.