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Best Indoor Activities in Bordeaux

Discover the top Bordeaux indoor activities


Whatever you choose to do on your holiday, you are sure to find a huge range of indoor activities across Bordeaux. From relaxation to culture and sports, there is something for everyone, every ability and every age in Bordeaux. Check out the selection of things to do below for some holiday inspiration!


You can find indoor badminton courts in many of the sport centres all around Bordeaux.

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Many of the sport centres around Bordeaux have facilities to play basketball.

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Catch the latest films and releases in Bordeaux on your holiday. Look out for VOST for English speaking films. 

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Fitness & swimming in Bordeaux

There are modern gyms in Bordeaux to try and keep fit while on vacation. Many hotels also offer fitness facilities.

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There are indoor football courts in many of the sport centres around Bordeaux for you to organise a friendly match.

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Indoor activities in Bordeaux

There are bowling alleys in Bordeaux to keep you entertained on bad weather days, or if you're looking for something to do with a group.

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Museums & Galleries

Bordeaux and the wider Gironde region have a wide range of museums and galleries to keep visitors entertained. From historical buildings and churches to important art collections. The region also offers archaeological sites and exhibitions dedicated to the area's history, traditions and typical products like wine or oysters.

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Bordeaux is famous for its traditional local produce. The star product to bring back home is undoubtedly wine, but you can also try their foie-gras and regional truffles.

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Spas & massages in Bordeaux

If it is calm and relaxation you are after then head to a luxury day spa or book in for massage therapies and beauty treatments. A day spa is also the perfect activity when the weather turns. You can revive aching muscles in saunas, steam rooms and jacuzzis, try out the latest beauty treatments or take a refreshing dip in a swimming pool.

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Play squash whilst you're in Bordeaux either during winter or summer. Normally located in the main sports centre, you should be able to rent all you need on site. Alternatively some of the hotels or spas have their own squash courts too.

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If you'd like to take a dip indoors, you'll be able to find somewhere to go for a swim in Bordeaux. Most hotels have their own swimming facilities, however there are also municipal swimming baths that you can visit. In summer and winter, you should be able to find somewhere to take a dip, so don't forget your towel and your swimming costume or shorts. 

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Wine tasting & vineyard tours in Bordeaux

You can enjoy a wine tasting indoors, and learn about how the world-famous Bordeaux wines are made.

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There are multiple places where you can practice yoga in Bordeaux. From sports centres to spas and fitness facilities, you're sure to find a place to relax, stretch and find your balance.

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