Choose a modern hotel in charming Pessac
The town of Pessac is located between the nearby city of Bordeaux and the Landes de Gascogne National Park. It’s a gorgeous, truly traditional French town with a number of manor houses and local nature trails. The region is renowned worldwide for its wine production, and many Pessac citizens work in the production and sale of this revered product. Pessac has excellent hotels and is a great place to enjoy regional cuisine and a range of enjoyable outdoor activities, as part of a focused business getaway.
What are the various districts around Pessac?
Bordeaux, which sits on the Garonne River, is just 15-minutes’ drive from Pessac. In the opposite direction, a number of large parks and stunning forests lead to the national park. The Avenue Pasteur is the town’s main thoroughfare, with nearby restaurants, large shops and, of course, wine merchants. Château Cazalet and Château Haut Brion are two of the many beautiful manor houses in Pessac, the latter of which has a wonderful vineyard attached.
What are the primary business enterprises in Pessac?
The Bordeaux region features an enormous stretch of vineyards producing the globally-loved eponymous wine. The Bordeaux variety is a common sight in supermarkets around the world, whilst there are bottles that rank amongst the finest and most exclusive money can buy. Beyond this, much of the town's business activities are centred on industrial parks including Pessac-Bersol and Europarc. Many people here work in retail and services such as IT and science, especially at Unitec 1 Science Park, whilst Montesquieu University is also located here, forming part of the Bordeaux University network.
Where else will be of interest to me when I book my Pessac hotel?
Simply walking along the picturesque streets around your Pessac hotel is a rewarding experience. Bike tours are also available and will allow you to take in as much of the beautiful scenery that surrounds the town as possible. Pessac features an ‘Artothèque’, an innovative modern art gallery that encompasses exhibitions, conferences, residencies and educational events, all in a sleek, contemporary setting. The Arts & Regards gallery is also worth a visit. Opposite the Town Hall, there's the Cinéma Jean Eustache, and for further evening entertainment, a number of bars and restaurants can be found along Avenue Pasteur. Linger over a glass of Bordeaux with local dishes including steak à la bordelaise.