The best city to travel to in 2017 - Lonely Planet

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    They used to call her the ‘Sleeping Beauty’, but – though she’s hit the snooze button a few times – Bordeaux is now wide awake and ready for action.

    The new LGV Sud-Ouest line, due for completion in mid- 2017, connects the city with Europe’s high- speed train network and cuts travel time from Paris to just two hours.

    Its timing is perfect.

    Here, Lonely Planet author, Jean-Bernard Carillet, tells us more.

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