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Paris vs. Bordeaux (in summer)
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I’m trying to decide between Paris and Bordeaux to study abroad

I’ll be there for six weeks in the summer from May to June.

Anyone have any suggestions or opinions?

Thanks!

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I’ve never been to Bordeaux but Paris is amazing in the summer! If it is possible for you to stay after your study into July to see the Fête Nationale (Bastille day) celebrations in Paris, I would highly recommend it as well. I studied in Paris end of June-July 2008 and had the time of my life.

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As a parisian, I claim there is no contest here. You will have no regrets picking Paris over Bordeaux. Which University?

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The only thing going for Bordeaux is that it is closer to the beach. other than that, I would say Paris.

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My pick would be Paris too. May to Jne in Paris is the best time to go. public gardens are in bloom, tourists hardes ahven’t arrived yet and stuff is still going on (as opposed to Augsut when Paris is a ghost town due to everyone going on vacation). Bourdeux I find to be a bit sleepy with not much going on.

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