When it comes to shopping Bordeaux is known for its luxury items and posh shops.  The "Golden Triangle", the area located between cours de l'intendance, cours Georges Clemenceau and allées de Tourny is home to many, many luxury stores and is a favorite of visitors to the city.  Famous Paris design houses have regional stores here, and shoppers will find names like Hugo Boss, Hermes, and Rolex just to name a few.

Bordeaux Shopping is a great resource for those who want to do some shopping during their stay in the city.  The site is available in French and in English and lists stores in the area by type, including restaurants and wine shops.  There are also maps of where stores can be found and brief information on the area.

Cyber Bordeaux also has shopping information, including a list of area stores and a shopping preview video.

The Mériadeck shopping centre is the biggest in Bordeaux with a good selection of shops, a supermarket and some places to grab a snack. It has a tram stop right outside.

The TripAdvisor Bordeaux Forums also has topics about shopping and you can ask for more details from members.