Found within Gironde department, in the town of Merignac, is Bordeaux Airport; the sixth busiest airport in France. Serving over four million passengers in 2012, Bordeaux Airport is a major transport link for the south west of the country, allowing access to a great deal of architectural and cultural activity. It’s a convenient location from which to hire a car before continuing on your travels; hiring a car from Bordeaux Airport is a great way to really open up the region to you and your family, and will connect you to a diverse mix of landmarks.