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Pont de Pierre: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bordeaux: River Garonne Cruise with Glass of Wine

1. Bordeaux: River Garonne Cruise with Glass of Wine

Discover Bordeaux from the River Garonne onboard the yacht, Le Luna. Enjoy a different perspective on the historic city with expert commentary as you sip on your choice of wine, hot drink or soft drink, and enjoy a piece of canelé cake. From the river, see some of the most famous sights of the city including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gothic Cathedral. Admire 18th and 19th-century mansions and art museums. Learn about the rich history of the city from your expert guide as your cruise along on a vintage post-war yacht. Enjoy a glass of local wine and a small traditional cake from the region, known as a canelé.

Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

2. Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

Explore Bordeaux from a new perspective with a river cruise on the Garonne with live commentary. Sail into the heart of the French wine region and admire the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Port de la Lune. Learn about the architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance as you relax on board. Make your way to the pontoon close to Pont de Pierre and meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Settle down on your boat and start your cruise along the Garonne river. Listen to live commentary from your guide as you admire the beautiful buildings that line the riverbanks. Pass by the Place de la Bourse historical square, the district of Saint-Pierre, and the iconic Cite du Vin.

Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

3. Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

Discover the historic sights of Bordeaux on a 2-hour walking tour of the historic center, and discover why it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Meet your guide by the Bordeaux Tourist Office on Cours du 30 Juillet. Then, discover an outstanding ensemble of urban landmarks and architectural wonders. Stroll past the theaters, town halls, and private mansions, interspersed with squares, parks, and fountains to get an intriguing perspective on a city that is undergoing a spectacular metamorphosis. See some of the new economic and artistic projects. From the wide avenues of neo-classical neighborhoods surrounding Place des Quinconces, to the Grand Theater, and the narrow lanes of the Saint-Pierre neighborhood, the tour invites you to discover the diversity of Bordeaux’s heritage. Learn about Bordeaux’s history and the Enlightenment philosophers who influenced the city’s urban landscape.

Bordeaux: Scenic River Cruise with Commentary and Canelés

4. Bordeaux: Scenic River Cruise with Commentary and Canelés

Discover the wines and scenic waterfront of Bordeaux on a 1.15-hour wine tasting cruise, and marvel at 18th-century façades, Stone Bridge and other romantic bridges, and busy ports from the River Garonne. Explore the Chartrons district from the Garonne River. Climb aboard the pleasure electric drive boat Sirius at Les Bateaux Bordelais landing stage (Quais des Chartrons) in the city center. Set sail at 2:45 PM or 4 PM, and cruise by the historic façades of the UNESCO-listed Port de la Lune with the romantic Stone bridge, and modern district of Bacalan with the Cité du Vin museum. Pass under the lift bridge of Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas, and continue past the Pont d’Aquitaine (Bordeaux' Golden Gate). Once you have sailed past the village of Lormont, the boat will turn around and cruise back to the city center from the port zone of Bassens. Along the way, you will tatse 2 marvelous Canelés from the famous brand Baillardran, hearing the link between the canelé's story and the city of Bordeaux, from the Palais de la Bourse to the estuaty entrance.

Bordeaux: Historic Center & Chartrons District Bicycle Tour

5. Bordeaux: Historic Center & Chartrons District Bicycle Tour

The best way to discover the sprawling city of Bordeaux is by bike, and this tour follows a carefully planned itinerary to show you all the must-see monuments. With a guide, you’ll check out street art, green spaces, and historic sights on a 9-mile (14-km) route, hearing Bordeaux’s history and secrets as you go. Even better: Numbers are capped at 12 per tour for a more intimate sightseeing experience. - Cover more ground than you would do on a walking tour of Bordeaux - Find the sights and photo points that might be difficult to find alone - Pair a sightseeing experience with gentle exercise in the great outdoors - Cycle in a small group of 12 people to ensure assistance is always nearby

Bordeaux: Evening Apéritif Cruise on the River Garonne

6. Bordeaux: Evening Apéritif Cruise on the River Garonne

Discover the wines and scenic waterfront of Bordeaux on a 1.5-hour wine tasting cruise, and marvel at 18th-century façades, Stone Bridge and other romantic bridges, and busy ports from the River Garonne. Explore the Chartrons district from the Garonne River. Climb aboard the pleasure electric drive boat Sirius at Les Bateaux Bordelais landing stage (Quais des Chartrons) in the city center. Set sail at 6:45 PM, and cruise by the historic façades of the Unesco-listed Port de la Lune with the romantic Stone bridge, and modern district of Bacalan with th eCité du Vin museum. Pass under the lift bridge of Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas, and continue past the Pont d’Aquitaine (Bordeaux' Golden Gate). Once you have sailed past the village of Lormont, the boat will turn around and cruise back to the city center from the port zone of Bassens. Along the way, taste different wines representative of the regional vineyards of Bordeaux, all served with typical aperitifs, cheeses, snacks and a local Canelé. Learn the history of Bordeaux and its river and wine trade. Then, return to the quay for an approximate 8:30 PM disembarkation.

Bordeaux: Guided Bike Tour

7. Bordeaux: Guided Bike Tour

Join us in the heart of the historic center of Bordeaux at the charming Place Raymond Colom, the ideal meeting point to start this magnificent bike ride. On the agenda: Discovering Bordeaux together in a convivial atmosphere, lots of smiles and well-being. Once equiped, ready for the adventure ahead, we will make our way towards the oldest door of Bordeaux, the Grosse Cloche (also known as the “Big Bell”) dating from the 13th century. Then we shall cross the Saint-Michel district, famous for its local market before quickly reaching the magnificent Pont de Pierre bridge to cross the Garonne river. This trajectory offers us a unique view of the “Port of the Moon” and its majestic facade dating from the 18th century. This will be the perfect moment to share with you the history of Bordeaux over the centuries. We will stroll along the Parc des Angéliques (“Angelic Park”) and across the Garonne river via the impressive Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge to explore some of the city’s most important sites. We will discover the Chartrons district, the historical heart of the wine trade in Bordeaux, which is famous for its wine cellars. We will resume our stroll along the charming Notre Dame Street. We’ll head for the beautiful Jardin Public (“Public Gardens”) and then the historic center, passing by the Quinconces esplanade and its monument dedicated to the Girondins, the Triangle d’or (“The Golden Triangle”), City Hall and the Saint-André Cathedral. Then we will go through the cobbled streets, pretty plazas (always animated thanks to their cafés!), and finally we will pass in front of the world famous Miroir D’eau (“Water Mirror”) before going to admire the second oldest city gate of Bordeaux and returning to our starting point. The itinerary may vary according to the weather, possible city events.

Bordeaux: Lunch Cruise

8. Bordeaux: Lunch Cruise

From the quai des Chartrons, climb aboard a pleasure boat in Bordeaux and cruise along the waterfront for a unique perspective of the beautiful city. Listed by Unesco as an inhabited historic city of outstanding urban and architectural value, the port city of Bordeaux has more protected buildings than any other city in France except Paris. You will pass under a vertical-lift bridge spanning the River Garonne and continue to the Pont d'Aquitaine. While on board, enjoy a sit down menu of delicious French food, including a starter, main course and dessert. The boat will turn around after the Port of Bassens and return to the pier in Bordeaux at approximately 2:00 PM. Each dish is prepared on board by the Chef and his team.

Bordeaux : The Digital Audio Guide

9. 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.

Aperitive guided cruise « Wine and Canelé »

10. Aperitive guided cruise « Wine and Canelé »

Embark for an exceptionnal cruise of one hour an a half to discover Bordeaux from the river Garonne. During the outward cruise,you will enjoy the live guiding experience and on the return journey you’ll be able to appreciate some music meanwhile savouring a glass of wine from Bordeaux (or any other soft drink) with a canelé. There is a food vending machine displaying snacks and treats (salted peanuts, honey and salt peanuts, Anchovy stuffed olives, red pepper stuffed olives, pistachios, Cajou nuts, roasted cron, roasted almonds, gummies, dried fruits….) The bar is open all cruise long were you can purchase any other drink of your choice. Our tour guide will introduce you to the history of the city of Bordeaux to give you some key informations to be able to appreciate it, as we do with a good wine. Bordeaux which was a merchant port until the 70’ has change dits face to become the larger urbanistic center classified on the UNESCO world heritage. Nothing better than a cruise inside the « MOON HARBOUR » to apprehend and understand the city and its beauties and mysteries. The embarkation will take place between the water mirror of the Place de la Bourse and the Pont de pierre (original « stone » bridge), a good way to start from the south of the coty to go down the river toward the north and the ocean. We are deligthed to welcome you onboard to offer you a memorable time.

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Pont de Pierre: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bordeaux: River Garonne Cruise with Glass of Wine

Bordeaux: River Garonne Cruise with Glass of Wine

Discover Bordeaux from the River Garonne onboard the yacht, Le Luna. Enjoy a different perspective on the historic city with expert commentary as you sip on your choice of wine, hot drink or soft drink, and enjoy a piece of canelé cake. From the river, see some of the most famous sights of the city including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gothic Cathedral. Admire 18th and 19th-century mansions and art museums. Learn about the rich history of the city from your expert guide as your cruise along on a vintage post-war yacht. Enjoy a glass of local wine and a small traditional cake from the region, known as a canelé.

Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

Explore Bordeaux from a new perspective with a river cruise on the Garonne with live commentary. Sail into the heart of the French wine region and admire the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Port de la Lune. Learn about the architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance as you relax on board. Make your way to the pontoon close to Pont de Pierre and meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Settle down on your boat and start your cruise along the Garonne river. Listen to live commentary from your guide as you admire the beautiful buildings that line the riverbanks. Pass by the Place de la Bourse historical square, the district of Saint-Pierre, and the iconic Cite du Vin.

Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

Bordeaux: Guided Walking Tour

Discover the historic sights of Bordeaux on a 2-hour walking tour of the historic center, and discover why it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Meet your guide by the Bordeaux Tourist Office on Cours du 30 Juillet. Then, discover an outstanding ensemble of urban landmarks and architectural wonders. Stroll past the theaters, town halls, and private mansions, interspersed with squares, parks, and fountains to get an intriguing perspective on a city that is undergoing a spectacular metamorphosis. See some of the new economic and artistic projects. From the wide avenues of neo-classical neighborhoods surrounding Place des Quinconces, to the Grand Theater, and the narrow lanes of the Saint-Pierre neighborhood, the tour invites you to discover the diversity of Bordeaux’s heritage. Learn about Bordeaux’s history and the Enlightenment philosophers who influenced the city’s urban landscape.

Bordeaux: Scenic River Cruise with Commentary and Canelés

Bordeaux: Scenic River Cruise with Commentary and Canelés

Discover the wines and scenic waterfront of Bordeaux on a 1.15-hour wine tasting cruise, and marvel at 18th-century façades, Stone Bridge and other romantic bridges, and busy ports from the River Garonne. Explore the Chartrons district from the Garonne River. Climb aboard the pleasure electric drive boat Sirius at Les Bateaux Bordelais landing stage (Quais des Chartrons) in the city center. Set sail at 2:45 PM or 4 PM, and cruise by the historic façades of the UNESCO-listed Port de la Lune with the romantic Stone bridge, and modern district of Bacalan with the Cité du Vin museum. Pass under the lift bridge of Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas, and continue past the Pont d’Aquitaine (Bordeaux' Golden Gate). Once you have sailed past the village of Lormont, the boat will turn around and cruise back to the city center from the port zone of Bassens. Along the way, you will tatse 2 marvelous Canelés from the famous brand Baillardran, hearing the link between the canelé's story and the city of Bordeaux, from the Palais de la Bourse to the estuaty entrance.

Bordeaux: Historic Center & Chartrons District Bicycle Tour

Bordeaux: Historic Center & Chartrons District Bicycle Tour

The best way to discover the sprawling city of Bordeaux is by bike, and this tour follows a carefully planned itinerary to show you all the must-see monuments. With a guide, you’ll check out street art, green spaces, and historic sights on a 9-mile (14-km) route, hearing Bordeaux’s history and secrets as you go. Even better: Numbers are capped at 12 per tour for a more intimate sightseeing experience. - Cover more ground than you would do on a walking tour of Bordeaux - Find the sights and photo points that might be difficult to find alone - Pair a sightseeing experience with gentle exercise in the great outdoors - Cycle in a small group of 12 people to ensure assistance is always nearby

Bordeaux: Evening Apéritif Cruise on the River Garonne

Bordeaux: Evening Apéritif Cruise on the River Garonne

Discover the wines and scenic waterfront of Bordeaux on a 1.5-hour wine tasting cruise, and marvel at 18th-century façades, Stone Bridge and other romantic bridges, and busy ports from the River Garonne. Explore the Chartrons district from the Garonne River. Climb aboard the pleasure electric drive boat Sirius at Les Bateaux Bordelais landing stage (Quais des Chartrons) in the city center. Set sail at 6:45 PM, and cruise by the historic façades of the Unesco-listed Port de la Lune with the romantic Stone bridge, and modern district of Bacalan with th eCité du Vin museum. Pass under the lift bridge of Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas, and continue past the Pont d’Aquitaine (Bordeaux' Golden Gate). Once you have sailed past the village of Lormont, the boat will turn around and cruise back to the city center from the port zone of Bassens. Along the way, taste different wines representative of the regional vineyards of Bordeaux, all served with typical aperitifs, cheeses, snacks and a local Canelé. Learn the history of Bordeaux and its river and wine trade. Then, return to the quay for an approximate 8:30 PM disembarkation.

Bordeaux: Guided Bike Tour

Bordeaux: Guided Bike Tour

Join us in the heart of the historic center of Bordeaux at the charming Place Raymond Colom, the ideal meeting point to start this magnificent bike ride. On the agenda: Discovering Bordeaux together in a convivial atmosphere, lots of smiles and well-being. Once equiped, ready for the adventure ahead, we will make our way towards the oldest door of Bordeaux, the Grosse Cloche (also known as the “Big Bell”) dating from the 13th century. Then we shall cross the Saint-Michel district, famous for its local market before quickly reaching the magnificent Pont de Pierre bridge to cross the Garonne river. This trajectory offers us a unique view of the “Port of the Moon” and its majestic facade dating from the 18th century. This will be the perfect moment to share with you the history of Bordeaux over the centuries. We will stroll along the Parc des Angéliques (“Angelic Park”) and across the Garonne river via the impressive Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge to explore some of the city’s most important sites. We will discover the Chartrons district, the historical heart of the wine trade in Bordeaux, which is famous for its wine cellars. We will resume our stroll along the charming Notre Dame Street. We’ll head for the beautiful Jardin Public (“Public Gardens”) and then the historic center, passing by the Quinconces esplanade and its monument dedicated to the Girondins, the Triangle d’or (“The Golden Triangle”), City Hall and the Saint-André Cathedral. Then we will go through the cobbled streets, pretty plazas (always animated thanks to their cafés!), and finally we will pass in front of the world famous Miroir D’eau (“Water Mirror”) before going to admire the second oldest city gate of Bordeaux and returning to our starting point. The itinerary may vary according to the weather, possible city events.

Bordeaux: Lunch Cruise

Bordeaux: Lunch Cruise

From the quai des Chartrons, climb aboard a pleasure boat in Bordeaux and cruise along the waterfront for a unique perspective of the beautiful city. Listed by Unesco as an inhabited historic city of outstanding urban and architectural value, the port city of Bordeaux has more protected buildings than any other city in France except Paris. You will pass under a vertical-lift bridge spanning the River Garonne and continue to the Pont d'Aquitaine. While on board, enjoy a sit down menu of delicious French food, including a starter, main course and dessert. The boat will turn around after the Port of Bassens and return to the pier in Bordeaux at approximately 2:00 PM. Each dish is prepared on board by the Chef and his team.

Bordeaux : The Digital Audio Guide

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.

Aperitive guided cruise « Wine and Canelé »

Aperitive guided cruise « Wine and Canelé »

Embark for an exceptionnal cruise of one hour an a half to discover Bordeaux from the river Garonne. During the outward cruise,you will enjoy the live guiding experience and on the return journey you’ll be able to appreciate some music meanwhile savouring a glass of wine from Bordeaux (or any other soft drink) with a canelé. There is a food vending machine displaying snacks and treats (salted peanuts, honey and salt peanuts, Anchovy stuffed olives, red pepper stuffed olives, pistachios, Cajou nuts, roasted cron, roasted almonds, gummies, dried fruits….) The bar is open all cruise long were you can purchase any other drink of your choice. Our tour guide will introduce you to the history of the city of Bordeaux to give you some key informations to be able to appreciate it, as we do with a good wine. Bordeaux which was a merchant port until the 70’ has change dits face to become the larger urbanistic center classified on the UNESCO world heritage. Nothing better than a cruise inside the « MOON HARBOUR » to apprehend and understand the city and its beauties and mysteries. The embarkation will take place between the water mirror of the Place de la Bourse and the Pont de pierre (original « stone » bridge), a good way to start from the south of the coty to go down the river toward the north and the ocean. We are deligthed to welcome you onboard to offer you a memorable time.

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Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful city and its history with us. The tour was perfect length and perfect amount of information. Cheers Geoff and Lynnette from Cairns, Australia

The river cruise was relaxing and enjoyable. We definitely recommend. Great sites, view and information from tour guide, accompanied by a drink. Great fun.

Fabulous boat ride great commentary from the host , very knowledgeable

Great afternoon with friendly and knowledgeable staff.

We had a great time, very enjoyable for the price!