Weather Averages for Bordeaux in November
Averages for Bordeaux in November
Bordeaux, France, may well be known for its historic centre and sophisticated wine culture, but head to the bustling port area of the city and it’s as much a vibrant and lively destination as anywhere in the Mediterranean. The port area is home to many nightclubs and bars and has a very cosmopolitan atmosphere, and especially appeals to younger visitors.
Winter arrives in Bordeaux in November as temperatures plummet to lows of 6 degrees and highs of 13 degrees Celsius. This cooler weather is actually one of the city’s best features, providing a refreshing change to other cities around the Mediterranean coast. Rainfall remains a steady and moderate 80 mm on average over the month.
Cap Sciences is an excellent place to keep children entertained during the rainy days. An interactive science museum, this venue features exhibits such as ‘the secrets of bridges’ and workshops exploring the importance of space and time which are sure to be big hits with the little ones. There’s also plenty of interactive gadgets to keep the adults happy.
For a sophisticated and romantic dinner without the kids, head to Les Sens Ciel, where the menu varies each day depending on the availability to local produce. The restaurant describes their offerings as ‘the morning market on slate’. Despite this variety, the menu draws from French influences, providing an authentic Bordeaux dining experience.
Hotel la Cour Carree is located on the quiet streets of Bordeaux’s old town, in an stonework building that has become synonymous with the city’s history. All rooms include air conditioning and lounge areas complete with sofas, and there is access to the peaceful courtyard for relaxation. Rooms cost from £68 per night, with breakfast offered for a small additional fee.