The success of the French city Bordeaux should be a lesson to any other place looking to follow its example of success in the tourism industry. Selected as popular travel destination guide, Lonely Planet´s best city in the world, clearly there is something to learn from this magnificent destination.
While many may cite the quick transportation to Paris, the gourmet scene or the architecture, it is actually, its urban planning that has led to its popularity and success.
The challenge of creating an urban environment that has sufficient public spaces and green areas and a flow that encourages and delights visitors is a challenge that the urban planners of Bordeaux have successfully faced and surpassed.
“Lonely Planet picked Bordeaux as the best city in the world to visit, so there must be lessons to be learned from this exciting success story.”
Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.
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