Weather Averages for Bordeaux in August
Averages for Bordeaux in August
Located 350 miles to the south west of Paris, Bordeaux, France, is one of the country’s largest cities at 19 square miles and a population of over 235,000 residents. It is a popular city known for its port which brings thousands of tourists to the area on Mediterranean cruises around the south of France and Spain.
August is generally considered to be one of the best times to travel to Bordeaux in terms of the weather. With temperatures ranging from 15 to 26 degrees Celsius and rainfall of 40 mm on average across the month, August is both Bordeaux’s hottest and driest month. It’s the perfect time for getting outdoors and seeing the sights of southwest France.
To make the most of the weather and to explore the region, why not see Bordeaux By Bike. This bicycle based tour company offers guided cycles around the heart of Bordeaux, the surrounding vineyards, and the lesser explored areas of the city that are of interested to visitors. Tours take from 2 to 3 hours and cost from £20 including equipment rental.
For a refreshing drink after a day out on the bike, stop by The Connemara, an Irish themed pub that’s big on sports. It’s also known for its live music, quizzes and open mic nights. The terrace is ideal for sitting out and enjoying the summer weather, and there’s a selection of British style pub food such as fish and chips to accompany the wide choice of beers.
The Best Western Hotel Royal St Jean is a 3* hotel located in an old 18th Century building in a quiet area of the city. Rooms are up to the standard expected of the Best Western chain, and the hotel has an on site shop selling local Bordeaux produce such as wines and cheeses. The cocktail lounge provides evening entertainment, and guests can enjoy a cooked breakfast in the mornings for a small fee added to the £66 per night room charge.