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Located in the department of Gironde, in the beautiful Aquitaine region of France, the commune of Gradignan is a suburb of Bordeaux to the southwest of the city. This tranquil and laid-back spot is an ideal starting point for exploring the vicinity, especially the world-renowned port city of Bordeaux.
Situated close to the Atlantic coast, Bordeaux is famous for being the wine industry capital of the world, boasting a history of wine making that dates back to the 8th century. With a yearly production of more than 700 million bottles, this area provides both great quantities of everyday wine as well as some of the world's most expensive wines.
The old part of the city presents visitors an exceptional urban and architectural overall impression of the 18th century and has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Furthermore, Bordeaux is regarded as having the leading military space and aeronautics construction and research complex on the continent.
Tourism is a rapidly growing industry in the region and draws around three million visitors every year. Among the plentiful sights in Bordeaux is the Basilica of Saint-Seurin; created in the early 6th century, it houses an 11th century portico and a 13th century nave. Another highlight is the Sainte-Croix Church (Church of the Holy Cross) which was built in the 8th century and features a façade in Romanesque style.
Public transportation in Gradignan is limited, making it rather inconvenient for tourists to get around. Car hire is a comfortable and cost-effective choice, granting access to some of the main sites around Gradignan. We provide affordable Gradignan car rental with easy online booking facilities.