Weather Averages for Bordeaux in July
Averages for Bordeaux in July
Bordeaux, France, is a historic city located in the southwest of the country on the banks of the Garonne River. There are many architectural gems, history museums and galleries displaying the best of local art, making it a wonderful city for learning about the Aquitaine region, its origins and its people.
July is a busy month in Bordeaux due to the wonderful mid summer weather. With temperatures ranging from a pleasant 15 to a warm 26 degrees Celsius, it’s one of the hottest months of the year. Rainfall drops even further to around 50 mm over the month. This modest rainfall is remarkably dry for Bordeaux which tends to experience much wetter summers than its neighbours.
For those travelling with children during the school holidays, the Bordeaux Zoo is a must see attraction. Visitors can see all manner of animals here including giraffes, zebras and cheetahs. As well as animal exhibits there are also a number of shows and activities, such as parrot acrobatics and the popular feeding times. An adult ticket costs just £11, with discounts for children, and the on site shop is a great place for picking up some souvenirs.
To enjoy the best culinary delights of Bordeaux, book at table at the Restaurant Baud & Millet, known locally as the ‘cheese and wine restaurant’. There’s well over 100 different types of cheese on offer here, presented in dishes such as rhubarb infused croque monsieur and cheese-topped leeks, potatoes and almonds. The selection of red, rose and white wine is phenomenal.
The Hotel ibis Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint Jean, with rooms from £55 per night, is a good central choice for travellers who appreciate the uniform quality of the big name chain hotels. There are 80 comfortable rooms complete with private bathroom, TV and air conditioning, located close to the tram stop for easy access to Bordeaux’s best attractions.