From Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (IATA: CDG) there are TGV high-speed train services from the railway station which is adjacent to Terminal 2 (station name: Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 TGV or Paris Aéroport Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle when booking online) to Bordeaux Saint Jean station. From Paris Orly Airport (IATA: ORY), take bus 91.10 from the airport to Massy TGV station.The bus departs from stop 5 at entrance C of the South Terminal and entrance H of the West Terminal; the journey time is around 30 minutes and a one-way ticket costs €2 .
Bordeaux is considered a very tolerant and relaxed place - no one will bother you about your political beliefs, religion, or sexual orientation.
The cultural, artistic, and music scenes are very vibrant.
Because it is a flat city, bicycles make excellent modes of transport, especially as the city has more than 580 km of cycle tracks.
Bordeaux is among the most economically dynamic cities in France.
After years of neglect, the former wet docks are the country's new hot spot, with a number of cafés, gardens, and museums springing up all the time.
A lively university community of over 60,000, (Bordeaux Campus is the largest in France) establishes that Bordeaux is about more than just wine.From Massy, there are direct TGV train services to Bordeaux Saint Jean railway station (journey time around 3.5 hours).The main train station (Gare Saint Jean) is located about 4km from the center of town.Tickets are valid for 1 hour, and you can change to any tram or bus within this hour.Be aware that Route 1 is popular with locals and tourists alike and can get busy during rush hours - with little room for luggage, and standing room only.A taxi from the airport to Bergerac railway station should cost less than €20 and take around 15 minutes.