Many of Bordeaux’s highlights are located close to Martillac, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Chateau Thouars and the much-loved Talence Thouars Municipal Pool. Also, well worth the effort are Bordeaux Unitec and the Chateau Haut Brana.
Vacationers in Martillac, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the nearby cultural attractions. Spend a while viewing the exhibits at Aquitaine Museum, the Musee des Beaux-Arts and the Decoratives Arts Museum. Book tickets for a couple of the thrilling theater, dance and music shows at Megarama, Patinoire Meriadeck and the Grand Theater of Bordeaux.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the sounds of children playing at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Bordeaux Botanical Garden.
Sights such as the Place de la Bourse, the Water Mirror and the Pont de Pierre are well worth visiting during your time in the Martillac area,. The Notre Dame Church, the Saint Bruno Church and the Sacre Coeur Church offers travellers to Bordeaux the opportunity to better understand the religious history of the area.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots like the Les Grands Hommes.
If you are holidaying child-free, pay a visit to the Chateau Haut Brion, the Chateau Pape Clement in Pessac and the Maison du Vin de Bordeaux.
Martillac is a place steeped in sporting history. Cheer along with local sports nuts at Chaban-Delmas Stadium, home to the Union Bordeaux Bègles rugby union team in winter and the Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux soccer team. After the game, follow the stream of local sports obsessives to a nearby pub for a post-match beer ot two.
When it’s time to put your feet up after discovering the charms of Martillac, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Adagio City Aparthotel Bordeaux Gambetta, the Hotel Stars Bordeaux Gare and the Hotel du Faisan are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.