Merignac is a great place to stay while you are in Bordeaux as many of the city’s star attractions are nearby. The Golf Practice Academy and the Bordelais Golf Course are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. Also, be sure to check out the Chateau Haut Brana and the Chateau Pape Clement.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Admire, learn and discover in the most popular museums including the Musee des Beaux-Arts. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the acclaimed live performance venues such as Patinoire Meriadeck.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Bordeaux, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Have a break in one of the parks and gardens, which include Bordelais Park.
To really get a feel for the area, head to some of the local sights such as Bordeaux Technowest and the St. Seurin Basilica. These are much-loved by travellers from all over the world. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll love the serenity at Merignac’s holy places like the Saint Bruno Church and the Notre Dame de Salut Church.
There are various great activities for those without children, such as the Chateau Haut Brion.
Sports lovers can cheer on local heroes the Union Bordeaux Bègles rugby union team in winter and the Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux soccer team at the iconic Chaban-Delmas Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. When the full-time siren sounds, retire with local sports fans to a nearby pub to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
For a real taste of Merignac, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Take your pick from the Adagio City Aparthotel Bordeaux Gambetta, the Mercure Bordeaux Centre, or the Novotel Bordeaux Centre Meriadeck.