Hertz offers car rental services in Bordeaux, capital of the Gironde department in Aquitaine region of southwest France. Hertz has several car rental centres in Bordeaux, including the airport and the railway station. Bordeaux, known as 'Little Paris', is a historic city full of things to see and do for tourists: historic monuments (such as The Vitcoire), museums (including the Museum of Contemporary Art), beautiful buildings (such as the Pont de l'Aquitaine), green gardens and shops in a pedestrian friendly. The Arch of Victory, Roman architecture, is an example showing the footprint of the Romans in the city. Monument to the Girondins, on the esplanade Quinconces, was erected in memory of members guillotined by Robespierre. Autumn is the best time to visit Bordeaux because it is harvest time. Summer is also an enjoyable season to visit Bordeaux and the coast. Bordeaux is of course renowned for its vineyards, and owes its pedigree to its collective experience in the manufacture of wine, dating back to the eighth century. Several surrounding destinations are well suited to excursions from Bordeaux. In the north, the Médoc is the cradle of great vintages of Bordeaux (Margaux, La Tour, Lafite-Rothschild, etc.). Tourists get an opportunity to visit the facilities, organized by the producers and taste some wines. In case you wish to indulge in these activities, we advise you to ask a friend to drive the car. To the west of Bordeaux, the Atlantic coast offers beautiful white sandy beaches bordered by pine forests. To the east of Saint Emilion Bordeaux is surrounded by vineyards of the same name. To the south lies the Graves region, the oldest vineyards of Bordeaux, which borders the Garonne. Many pretty villages and historical monuments dot the region.