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Bordeaux: Private Guided Walking Tour of the City Must-Sees

1. Bordeaux: Private Guided Walking Tour of the City Must-Sees

Discover the city of Bordeaux, nicknamed "La Perle d'Aquitaine" on this guided walking tour. A captivating city, get ready to fall in love with its elegance and beautiful history alongside your private guide who loves the city and will help you experience the city as a local. Bordeaux is a must-see destination. Learn more about this historic city full of treasures, including the majestic Place de la Bourse and its famous Miroir d'Eau, the magnificent Saint-André cathedral, as well as the historic district of Le Vieux Bordeaux with its picturesque alleys and monuments laden with history. Bordeaux is not limited to its heritage from the past ─ it is also a mecca for French gastronomy and viticulture. Feel for yourself its privileged geographical location, between the renowned vineyards of the region and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Feel welcome in Bordeaux, with its timeless charm, rich history and unique zest for life.

Bordeaux : The Digital Audio Guide

2. Bordeaux : The Digital Audio Guide

Experience the enchanting charm of Bordeaux like never before with the Bordeaux digital audio guide. Let the captivating beauty of Bordeaux's historic streets, world-class wineries, and rich cultural heritage unfold before you as you embark on a journey through this picturesque city. With the Bordeaux digital audio guide, you'll unlock the secrets and stories hidden within Bordeaux's cobblestone lanes and elegant boulevards. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this unesco-listed city, from its medieval architecture to its modern vibrancy. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a wine connoisseur, or simply an explorer at heart, the Bordeaux digital audio guide will be your trusted companion, providing insightful commentary, interactive maps, and exclusive documents to enhance your visit. Explore Bordeaux at your own pace, and don't miss out on any of the city's treasures. Join us in discovering Bordeaux's exquisite blend of tradition and innovation, and let the Bordeaux digital audio guide be your passport to an unforgettable journey. Get ready to embark on an adventure like no other, and make your visit to Bordeaux truly exceptional.

Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

3. Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

Explore the heart of Old Bordeaux on a private guided walking tour. Pass by popular attractions like the Bordeaux Cathedral, Pey Berland Tower, and more while learning about the history, culture, and lifestyle in a fun and entertaining way. Meet your guide in what is considered the city's main square, Place Pey-Berland. Jump right in as you marvel at the two imposing structures that flank this square, the Hôtel de Ville and the Cathédrale Saint-André, often simply referred to as Bordeaux Cathedral. Admire the intricate details of the cathedral's gothic structure and see the Tour Pey-Berland, a 15th-century bell tower that was built to provide the cathedral with a large bell without threatening the original building. Follow your guide as you walk through the cobbled streets of Bordeaux's historic center, stopping off at Place Saint-Projet to discover the history of the square and the famous Rue Sainte-Catherine. Your tour continues to the intriguing Place Camille Jullian, where you'll learn of a hidden secret that lies here. Next, it's on to the must-see Porte Cailhau, a structure that once served as the main gate to the city and boasts a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages. Continue towards Place de la Bourse, passing through the famous Saint-Pierre district where the city’s first port once was. Learn about Bordeaux's secret slave trade and take a picture at the world's largest reflecting pool, the Miroir D’Eau. Finally, admire the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux before completing your tour with a visit to the Monuments aux Girondins.

Bordeaux: City Highlights Self-Guided Audio Tour

4. Bordeaux: City Highlights Self-Guided Audio Tour

Want to get to know the best of Bordeaux in 45 minutes? Then join me on this unique audio tour of its city centre where I’ll share my favourite parts of its rich and fascinating history. I’ll take you to some of the main sights like the Bordeaux Cathedral, with its beautiful Gothic architecture, and the famous neoclassical theatre, Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux. But I’ll also show you some tucked away places that aren’t well known. You’ll hear about everything from disappearing monuments and almost-forgotten Roman temples to wild stories of medieval queens and bloody revolutionaries. Some of the landmarks you’ll see along the way include: • The Monument aux Girondins • The Grand Théatre de Bordeaux • The Bordeaux Cathedral • The Pey Berland Tower • The Cailhau Gate Bordeaux You think Bordeaux is good only for its wine? Let me show you otherwise! Whether it’s your first time in Bordeaux or you’ve been living here for years, this tour is a brilliant introduction to the historic centre.

Bordeaux: Historic Center Walking Tour and Candy Tastings

5. Bordeaux: Historic Center Walking Tour and Candy Tastings

See all that historic Bordeaux has to offer as you stroll through its streets and take in the striking architecture. Join an insightful walking trip through the city center and taste some delicious traditional sweets while exploring the main local landmarks. Explore the historic districts of the city, along with its monuments and squares. Allow yourself to be guided through the areas of Saint Paul and Saint Pierre, the imposing 18th-century Grosse Cloche, the Saint André Cathedral, and the ornate Monument to the Girondins. Stop at four independent food shops as you walk and taste some typical sweet delicacies. Each one of these places will offer you the opportunity to try one of the region's specialties and learn about Bordeaux's unique traditional desserts.

Bordeaux: Essential Highlights Walking Tour

6. Bordeaux: Essential Highlights Walking Tour

Join us for a 2-hour walking tour of Bordeaux that is a must-book experience for all guests visiting this magnificent city. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you on a journey through the charming streets and historic landmarks, allowing you to discover the rich history and cultural heritage of Bordeaux. From the impressive Cathedral Saint Andre to the iconic Place de la Bourse, and the stunning Grand Théâtre to the elegant Place Camille Julian, you'll see some of the city's most iconic sights. Climb to the top of the Tower Pey Berland for breathtaking views over the city, and explore the medieval Porte Cailhau. Stroll down the bustling Rue Saint Catherine and discover the charming beauty of Place Saint Projet. Immerse yourself in the history of the 12th-century Saint Pierre Church and learn about the Girondist political movement of the French Revolution at the Monument aux Girondins. This tour is not just a sightseeing experience, it's a journey through the heart and soul of Bordeaux. Book now and discover why this is a must-experience tour for anyone visiting this iconic city.

Bordeaux : Discovery Stroll and Reading Walking Tour

7. Bordeaux : Discovery Stroll and Reading Walking Tour

Welcome to Bordeaux, a city that truly embodies the essence of French elegance and charm. Nestled along the meandering Garonne River, Bordeaux's beauty is a work of art painted in various shades of history, culture, and stunning architecture. With its grand boulevards, the iconic Place de la Bourse mirroring itself in the water's reflection, and the world-renowned vineyards that produce some of the finest wines, Bordeaux is a destination that captivates the senses and captures the heart. As you meander through Bordeaux's enchanting streets, you'll discover a city that seamlessly blends the old and the new. The historic architecture stands proudly beside modern, stylish boutiques and cafes. The scent of freshly baked baguettes mingles with the aromas of fine wine, creating an enticing bouquet that wafts through the air. With the Bordeaux Reading Walking Tour, imagine strolling through the city, feeling the pages of history come alive as you visit its iconic landmarks. This autonomous journey allows you to delve deeper into Bordeaux's story, uncovering secrets and insights that most travelers miss. The Reading Walking Tour ensures you don't miss a single detail of Bordeaux's splendor. You'll read the city's history, taste its culture, and immerse yourself in its ambiance. Bordeaux is a city that captures the heart and leaves an indelible mark on your memory. So, come, explore, and allow the Bordeaux Reading Walking Tour to guide you through the captivating pages of this remarkable city. Experience Bordeaux like never before – where every corner tells a story and every moment is a memory in the making.

Bordeaux: Private Guided Bike Tour

8. Bordeaux: Private Guided Bike Tour

Bordeaux Bike Tour: A Journey Through Time and Elegance Embark on a captivating two-and-a-half-hour bike tour through the heart of Bordeaux, a city that seamlessly blends history, culture, and architectural splendor. Our journey begins on the charming Rue Notre Dame, a quaint street that sets the perfect tone for the exploration that lies ahead. As we pedal through the bustling streets, our first stop is the majestic Monument aux Girondins. Towering over the city, this iconic monument pays homage to the Girondins, a political group during the French Revolution. Admire the grandeur of the statues and intricate details that capture the essence of this pivotal period in history. Continuing our route, we make our way to the renowned Grand Théâtre, a neoclassical masterpiece that has graced Bordeaux since the 18th century. Revel in the architectural brilliance as we pause to take in the ornate façade and learn about the cultural significance of this cultural institution. Our next destination is the awe-inspiring Cathedral Saint-André, a Gothic masterpiece that stands as a testament to the city's rich religious heritage. Marvel at the intricate sculptures and stained glass windows that adorn this sacred site, and take a moment to absorb the peaceful atmosphere that envelopes the cathedral. Leaving the cathedral behind, we pedal towards La Grosse Cloche, a medieval gate that once guarded the entrance to the city. Immerse yourself in the historical ambiance as we explore the cobblestone streets surrounding this iconic landmark, discovering tales of Bordeaux's past. The Basilica Saint-Michel beckons next, a stunning example of Gothic architecture that dominates the skyline. Pause to appreciate the intricate details of the basilica, and soak in the panoramic views of Bordeaux from its elevated position. Our journey then takes us to the Porte Cailhau, a medieval gate that serves as a portal to Bordeaux's rich maritime history. Learn about the city's trading legacy and admire the detailed carvings that adorn this historic gateway. Crossing the elegant Pont du Pierre, a charming stone bridge that spans the Garonne River, we arrive at the Place de la Bourse. This grand square, flanked by architectural marvels, invites you to revel in the opulence of Bordeaux's 18th-century architecture. Admire the symmetry of the buildings and the stunning reflection in the adjacent Miroir d'eau, a mirror-like water feature that adds a touch of modernity to the historic surroundings. As our bike tour concludes, take a moment to reflect on the beauty and diversity that Bordeaux has to offer. From the grandeur of historic monuments to the picturesque riverfront, this journey through the city's highlights is a testament to Bordeaux's status as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Whether you're a history enthusiast, architecture lover, or simply seeking a leisurely exploration of a vibrant city, this bike tour promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Bordeaux.

Bordeaux : Food Tour by a local guide

9. Bordeaux : Food Tour by a local guide

Come with me on a culinary adventure with Délicieux! as we dive mouth-first into Bordeaux's flavors and history together! Kick off your journey at the majestic Monuments aux Girondins, where even the statues are craving a taste of Bordeaux's delights. First up on our gourmet odyssey: a foie gras tasting that'll make your taste buds do a happy dance. After a leisurely stroll through the charming Place Gambetta, it's time to cheese it up with a selection of local fromages that'll have you saying 'oui, oui' in no time. But wait, there's more! Prepare to reel in some serious flavor with local fish and goose rillettes that'll have you hooked. And no Bordeaux tour is complete without a pitstop at the stunning Cathédrale Saint André, where even the stained glass windows will be drooling. Next, we'll take a grape escape to a wine cellar, where you'll learn about Bordeaux's vineyard secrets and sip on three divine wines that'll have you swirling, sniffing, and sipping like a pro. Then it's off to the Grosse Cloche, where the only thing bigger than the bell is your appetite for adventure. Last but certainly not least, indulge your sweet tooth with Bordeaux's most iconic pastry, the canelé, before we meander through picturesque squares like Place du Palais, Place Saint Pierre, and Place de la Bourse, uncovering the amazing history of Bordeaux with every step. With a maximum group size of 12, expect personalized attention from our knowledgeable guides who are as passionate about Bordeaux's past as they are about its pastries. So grab your fork and your sense of adventure because this is one tour where the only thing more delicious than the food is the laughter shared along the way!

Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour + Glass of Bordeaux wine

10. Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour + Glass of Bordeaux wine

Come and fall in love with this beautiful city of France, Bordeaux. It's a world wine capital and it has a lot to offer, the most marvelous monuments, architecture style and a great gastronomy. On this tour you will discover the history of Bordeaux filled with anecdotes and charming stories of war, love, peace and conspiracy. Let's start this tour from one of the most important monument dedicated to the freedom fighters of French revolution. You will hear the story of the French revolution and the impact it had on Bordelaise people. You will see the beautiful opera theatre, the église notre dame, the marvellous Cathedral of Bordeaux and many hidden gems on this tour. During the tour we will also give you the best recommendation to enjoy the local gastronomy, wine & cheese bar, restaurants and many more. We are looking forward to meeting you and showing you our beautiful city.

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Hugo was a very impressive guide. Someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about the wonderful city they live in. He was a fantastic guide and was full of fascinating facts and information. I would give more stars if I could. Well worth it.

Wonderful experience with a knowledgable, personable, and funny guide. Generous helpings of all the sweets. All in all, a very enriching experience for those looking to get to know Bordeaux.

Hugo was Amazing! We got a great informative tour of the city of Bordeaux. Hugo was engaging and upbeat. We couldn’t have asked for a better guide. Highly recommended!!!

The tour is very nice and informative. We have learned a lot about Bordeaux thanks to the audio guide. I highly recommend this

Great leadership from Ilias. Thank you very much, very entertaining, entertaining and recommended!