TESS’S TRAVEL TIPS
GOOD TO KNOW If your trip starts in Paris, taking the TGV to Bordeaux is really worthwhile. Trains leave from Montparnasse Station and the journey takes under 2,5 hours. raileurope.co.za
MUST-SEE SIGHT The mirror pool opposite Bordeaux’s Place de la Bourse. Just 2cm of water covers a vast granite slab creating a visual and sensory delight.
FAVOURITE BITE A five-course duck-centric blowout at the laid-back Famille Moutier restaurant near Thénac. famillemoutier.com