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Bordeaux

If you went to Bordeaux thinking that you were only going to taste Bordeaux wines and parking problems, you are mistaken. By the way, we really don't recommend that you start drinking to forget that you can't find a parking space in Bordeaux. Drink or drive, you have to choose, just like booking a cheap car park in Bordeaux or spending the day looking for a parking space;)

You can book a parking space in Bordeaux by choosing the one that suits you best, thanks to our selection of low-cost car parks and visit Bordeaux to discover all its secrets, monuments and unique atmosphere. Parking in Bordeaux at a low price is not very complicated after all!

How to get around Bordeaux?

Drive and park in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a magnificent city that is particularly pleasant to walk through. But before you can go for a walk in the city, you will have to find a place to park. If you have any questions about car circulation in Bordeaux, now is the time to look into it!

Maybe you were thinking of parking on the street in Bordeaux? You have probably seen that you will not escape the metering, since parking is charged every day from 9am to 7pm except on Sundays and public holidays.

In Bordeaux, there are two zones, the red zone and the green zone:

- The red zone allows you to park for a maximum of 4 hours and 15 minutes, for an amount of 35€. On the other hand, the 4 hours will cost you 15€ (a quarter of an hour can sometimes be expensive).

- The green zone also allows you to park for a maximum of 4h and 15 minutes, for the modest sum of 30€ and the 4h will cost you 13,60€, which is hardly less than in the red sector. As you can see, it is still particularly expensive to park on the street. Otherwise, you can take a look at our cheap car parks in Bordeaux, you can park in a secure car park while you enjoy the city!

Parking on the street is ultimately quite expensive and does not allow you to stay more than 4h15, which is a problem if you plan to enjoy taking your time during your visit to Bordeaux. You will have to look for a free parking space again, to pay for your parking space again. By booking your parking space in advance, you can make sure you park safely in a cheap car park in Bordeaux, as long as you want!

Getting around by tramway or bicycle in Bordeaux

That's all very well, but if you park your car, how are you going to get around Bordeaux? Don't worry, Bordeaux has a large tramway network that will allow you to get around town very quickly. To discover Bordeaux, we particularly recommend lines B and C which serve Bordeaux city centre.

To get around easily, book a parking space in Bordeaux and buy a Tickarte for several days or trips depending on your needs. We recommend that you book one of the low-cost car parks in Bordeaux and then travel by tram.

In all of Bordeaux and particularly near tram stops, bicycles are available at V3 stations (read Vééé cube). You can ride around Bordeaux in complete freedom thanks to these bicycles! Park your car in a cheap car park in Bordeaux and pedal! That way, everything will go smoothly;)

Discover Bordeaux

Bordeaux's must-see places

A reminder for your general culture: Bordeaux has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2007. Stunning and full of surprises, Bordeaux is full of must-see places to discover! If you don't know where to start your visit to Bordeaux, here is a selection of the city's must-see attractions after parking your car in a secure car park in Bordeaux.

Located opposite Place de la Bourse, the Miroir d'Eau is a spectacular work and the most photographed monument in Bordeaux. Consisting of a gigantic granite slab covered with 2 cm of water, the Miroir d'Eau will definitely delight children and adults alike. In hot weather, don't hesitate to step into the water and enjoy a refreshing break in an idyllic setting between the monumental buildings on Place de la Bourse and the Garonne.

If you park near the quays on the left bank of Bordeaux, don't miss a ride. The quais of Bordeaux are one of the most beautiful urban heritages in the city, with facades dating back to the 18th century, many of whose buildings are classified or listed as historic monuments. Renovated in the 2000s, the quais have now become a place for relaxation, walking, sports and shopping with many parks, gardens, lawns and clubs.

The Place des Quinconces is one of the main squares in Bordeaux. Built at the beginning of the 19th century on the site of Château Trompette, Place des Quinconces is composed of an esplanade gently sloping towards the Garonne to the north and south of staggered tree plantations. Place des Quinconces is also the most important station of the Bordeaux tramway, so parking in a car park next to Place des Quinconces is therefore ideal to enjoy the whole city!

Bordeaux's monuments

In Bordeaux, culture also has its place. The Grand Théâtre is undoubtedly the most famous and appreciated monument in Bordeaux. Inaugurated in 1780, the Grand Théâtre is a must-see monument in Bordeaux. If you are a little hungry, you should also know that there is a restaurant within the very walls of the Grand Théâtre: The Fourth Wall. If you wish to eat there, we advise you to come 20 minutes in advance, as no reservations are possible. Fortunately, you can at least book a parking space in Bordeaux on Parclick ;).

A stone's throw from the Grand Théâtre, you will find rue Sainte-Catherine. This is Bordeaux's favourite shopping street, where you will find many shops to satisfy all your desires!

With its contemporary art museum, the CAPC, Bordeaux has been offering for 40 years one of the richest collections of contemporary art in France. You will be able to discover the works in a unique and surprising place: the Lainé warehouse.

The Saint-André Cathedral, which is located right next to the Hôtel-de-Ville de Bordeaux, is the most beautiful religious building in the city. Separated from the Cathedral, its bell tower, the Pey Berland tower offers you a breathtaking view of Bordeaux and its surroundings. If you wish to discover Saint-André Cathedral and enjoy the view from the Pey Berland Tower, park in a secure car park in Bordeaux by booking your place in advance on Parclick!

What to do in Bordeaux?

The stadiums of Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a very lively city and has several stadiums and concert halls that bring together fans of sport (especially football and rugby) and music. Parclick offers you parking solutions to park as close as possible to your events.

The Matmut Atlantique stadium or New Stadium in Bordeaux has hosted Girondins matches and some Union Bordeaux Bègles matches since its inauguration in 2015. Located in the Bordeaux-Lac district, the New Stadium of Bordeaux has more than 42,000 seats and is thus the 6th stadium in France.

If you wish to park before going to the New Stadium in Bordeaux, it is very easy to access from line C of the tramway. We therefore advise you to book your parking space in the following car parks: Tourny Jean Jaurès and André Meunier Scholarship.

The Chaban-Delmas stadium is a stadium located in Bordeaux, on Johnston Square. It hosts the rugby matches of the Union Bordeaux Bègles (UBB), which is the resident club since June 2015. With a capacity of more than 34,000 seats, the Chaban-Delmas stadium is the 11th largest in France.

If you are attending a UBB match at the Chaban-Delmas stadium, you can park in a cheap car park a few steps from tram line A and then get to the stadium in a few minutes. We recommend the Tourny and Bourse Jean Jaurès car parks, which allow you to reach the Chaban-Delmas stadium in about twenty minutes.

Concert halls and shows

Ready to welcome nearly 11,300 spectators, the Arkéa Arena in Bordeaux is a concert hall located in Floirac and where you can go from Bordeaux by taking the Arkéa Arena shuttle bus from Porte de Bourgogne and Stalingrad. By parking in the centre of Bordeaux, you will avoid meeting the other 11,299 spectators expected on the road, since you can go directly with the shuttle from the centre of Bordeaux!

The Mériadek ice rink is a must in Bordeaux, as it hosts shows, concerts, ice hockey games and offers its visitors the opportunity to skate on an Olympic-sized track. The Mériadek ice rink is a multi-purpose hall, which can accommodate from 4,800 to 7,250 people. It is the largest entertainment venue in the Bordeaux area. Located in the heart of downtown, a stone's throw from tram line A, it is easily accessible, but parking nearby can be difficult. We advise you to book your place in the Tourny or Bourse Jean Jaurès car parks before using the tramway A to reach the skating rink.

The Rock School Barbey in Bordeaux is a concert hall, rehearsal hall, music school and ambassador of music for all. The Rock School Barbey has a 700-seat hall that hosts concerts of all styles: rock, pop, reggae, ska, hip-hop, metal... If you attend a concert at the Rock Scholl Barbey, remember to book your parking space in advance. The André Meunier car park is only 4 minutes from the concert hall, so enjoy it!

The great events of Bordeaux: fairs and festivals

Every year in June, Bordeaux Fête le Vin, France's first wine tourism event, takes place on the banks of the Garonne, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and invites lovers of wine, gastronomy and culture to share 4 days of celebration.

Every year in October, Bordeaux hosts the Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival. During 5 days, you will find more than 50 film screenings, meetings, masterclasses, concerts and exhibitions that will take place at Cour Mably, at the Utopia, at the Trianon Theatre and at Palmer Rock. If you are attending this festival, book your parking space in advance. The Tourny, Bourse Jean Jaurès and André Meunier car parks will allow you to travel easily in Bordeaux thanks to their proximity to public transport.

The Reggae Sun Ska Festival is the largest French Reggae festival. It takes place every year in August and takes place on the university campus of Pessac-Talence-Gradignan. If you are attending the Reggae Sun Ska Festival, park in a secure car park and use the B tramway to get to the university campus. The Tourny, Bourse Jean Jaurès and André Meunier car parks are all very convenient and allow you to join the Reggae Sun Ska Festival in about 30 minutes.

Go on a trip from Bordeaux

Park near Saint-Jean Station

Bordeaux has a railway station: the Saint-Jean station. It is the largest station in the Region and serves Spain, the Arcachon Basin, Paris and many other cities in France.

If you take the train from Bordeaux, you will certainly need a secure and cheap car park next to the Saint-Jean station. Parclick has thought of you and offers you a car park located only a few minutes from Bordeaux station, the André Meunier car park. This cheap car park is covered and supervised, so you can enjoy your trip from the Saint-Jean station in a relaxed atmosphere.

Shuttles between Bordeaux airport and the city centre or Bordeaux train station

Bordeaux Mérignac Airport is located just half an hour from downtown Bordeaux. It is very easy to get there by shuttle bus.

We particularly recommend Lianes 1+. This high-frequency line connects the airport with Gare Saint-Jean and has several stops in downtown Bordeaux. La Lianes 1+ runs 7/7 days a week from 5am to 12:30am or 1:15am on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at a rate of one bus every 10 minutes.

If you have to fly to Bordeaux Airport, you can book your place in advance in the Tourny, Jean Jaurès or André Meunier car parks before taking the bus.

For all your stays in Bordeaux, remember to book your parking space with Parclick. Park peacefully, enjoy exceptional rates and save on parking!