Many of Bordeaux’s highlights can be found near to Lormont, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Aquitaine Bridge and the iconic Barriere Casino Theatre. Two more worthwhile attractions you’ll find close by Lormont are the Bordeaux Congress Center and the Bordeaux Exhibition Center.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many interesting cultural highlights in and around Lormont. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Natural History Museum, Cap Sciences and the Bordeaux Wine and Trade Museum. Book seats for a live performance at Megarama and the Grand Theater of Bordeaux. Enjoy the fascinating displays at the Contemporary Art Museum.
To surround yourself with nature, visit the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax. Visitors of all ages love to hang out in places like the Bordeaux Botanical Garden. There is a charming atmosphere here and well-designed botanical displays.
While you are here, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as the Place de la Bourse, the Water Mirror and the Pont de Pierre. These spots are much-loved by travellers from all over the world. Those with a passion for religious history shouldn’t miss the Greek Orthodox Church, the Notre Dame Church and the Church of Sainte Marie de la Bastide.
Work on your backswing at the Golf de Bordeaux-Lac.
If you love to shop, shop til you drop amid the boutiques, stores and stalls of the Les Grands Hommes.
Those travelling without kids will enjoy spending some time at the Maison du Vin de Bordeaux.
Experience Lormont’s sporting passions at Chaban-Delmas Stadium. This is home to Union Bordeaux Bègles rugby union team in winter and the Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux soccer team. Relive the match’s highlights over a few drinks with friendly locals after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby watering holes.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags in the Lormont area couldn’t be easier. The Mercure Bordeaux Cité Mondiale Centre Ville, the Residhotel Galerie Tatry and the Grand Hotel de Bordeaux and Spa are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.