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Kayaking la Leyre river with the ICB

Every summer, the ICB plans a new kayak adventure in the region of Bordeaux. This year, we chose the Leyre River, from the town of Mios to the Bassin d’Arcachon at la Teich. The weather was perfect, the trip was just enough of a challenge to keep us on our toes and the company was fabulous and fun ! It was a GREAT day...

ICB celebrates la Fête nationale on the riverside

A beautiful clear summer’s night found the ICB at the Guinguette du Phare in Lestiac for a traditional celebration on the banks of the Garonne for what we anglophones refer to as “Bastille Day” ! A little food, a little music and a table full of good friends made for a perfect...

Tchin ‘tchin with the ICB girls !

Where did the ICB men go just when we were having fun? This month’s Tchin’tchin terrace cocktail hour was ladies only on the très chic rooftop of Bordeaux‘s Grand Hotel –  the “Night Beach”. Maybe next time, the guys will know better than to stay at home … ?  ...







These ICB activities are open to everyone !

Come along, share the international lifestyle, make new friends and join in the fun that is the International Club of Bordeaux !

L’International Club of Bordeaux (ICB), organise ces activités ouvertes à tous !

Venez améliorer votre pratique de la langue anglaise ou française, partagez de bons moments et faites de nouveaux amis avec l’International Club of Bordeaux !




Fridays, August 3rd and 17th from 10-11:30am

vendredis 3 et 17 aout de 10h à 11h30

ICB Coffee Break at Le Riva


Meet up with the ICB for coffee and a chat in English on a terrace overlooking the river on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of this month from 10 to 11:30am at Le Riva, Hangar 17 in Bordeaux.

This activity is open to everyone as a means of sharing our friendship and wealth of knowledge about our international lifestyle in Bordeaux. 

Whether you are new to the region, looking to fit in and find new friends, or have been here a good while and wish to have a chat in English and exchange with other internationals, please stop by and join in the casual conversation.

No need to RSVP: we’ll be there ! More info at


Saturday, August 25th, all day long

samedi 25 aout – toute la journée  

ICB at the Saint Macaire Medieval Festival


Meet up with the ICB and enjoy one of the region’s best summer festivals in the village of Saint Macaire : fun and games for all ages, with a Grand Banquet, live entertainment and fireworks in the evening ! Come in your own costume (or not) or you can rent medieval costumes there.  

For all details, how to find us and to reserve your place please send an e-mail to


Friday, August 31st from 7pm on

vendredi 31 aout à partir de 19h

ICB Brew Crew Cocktail Hour


This monthly ICB gathering is open to everyone by reservation only. Meet up with the ICB in a different Bordeaux pub each month: have a drink or even a bite to eat and enjoy the company of our international crowd!

For all details, how to find us and to reserve your place please send an e-mail to


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