Top Experiences in Bordeaux

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If you're planning a trip to Bordeaux, there are various activities you can consider to explore the city and its surroundings. If it's your first visit, you might opt for something like this private guided walk, where you'll visit famous landmarks such as the Grand Theatre and the Monument aux Girondins and stroll through the Saint-Pierre district. If you're a food and wine enthusiast, you might prefer an excursion similar to this gourmet food and history walk that starts at the Capucins Market and ends in the Chartrons District, where you can taste a selection of Bordeaux wines. Want to venture outside the city? Consider a trip such as this excursion to the villages along the Dordogne River to explore the fortified medieval town of Domme, cruise along the river in an authentic Gabarre, and visit Beynac with its impressive castle perched on top of a limestone cliff.
Landmarks of Bordeaux - Private Walking Tour
2.5 hours
Immerse yourself in the rich history and stunning architecture of Bordeaux with this private guided tour. Start by exploring famous landmarks such as the Grand Theatre and the Monument aux Girondins, venture through the Allée de Tourny, and stroll down the rue Sainte-Catherine. Finish the tour at...
Bordeaux City Walking & Boat Tour
6 hours
Enjoy discovering all of Bordeaux with a city tour and boat ride along the scenic Garonne River. Bordeaux combines every ingredient of the quintessential French "art de vivre,” including history, culture, architecture, wine, and food. During this private day tour, you'll explore Bordeaux from two...
Gourmet Food & Wine Tour in Bordeaux
3 hours
Small group
Enjoy the day uniquely exploring Bordeaux with a gourmet food and history tour. You'll stroll around the old city streets, visit the famous Capucins Market to taste local specialties, and dive deep into local legend and lore. The market offers several restaurants and stands, giving locals and...
Historic town of Blaye
Visit the Cité du Vin & Cruise Down the Gironde in Bordeaux
Small group
When in Bordeaux, designate an entire day to wine! Start with a visit to Bordeaux's famed Cité du Vin museum set in the city center. This modern building is where you'll follow immersive exhibits detailing the world's wine culture through the ages, including that of France. Once you've finished...
More landscapes and castles in the Dordogne region
Visit the Villages of the Dordogne River
4 hours
Small group
Explore the picturesque and historic villages of the Dordogne River, starting in Domme, a trapezoid city creating a bastide (fortified medieval town) adapted to the surrounding terrain. The city is one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France (The Most Beautiful Villages of France). Enjoy a walking...

Experiences in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux's stunning architecture
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Known for its signature wine, Bordeaux's surrounding vineyards and La Cité du Vin museum might be its biggest draws, but there's plenty to enjoy in the city and beyond. With the Garonne River weaving through Bordeaux's center, you can explore the city by foot and boat. Stop at vibrant markets and wine shops, tasting gourmet goodies like canelé, oysters, cheese, chocolate, and, of course, a glass of red. Then, enjoy discovering the countryside havens of Gironde and Dordogne, full of picturesque hamlets and vineyards.

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