Bordeaux Sightseeing Bus And Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Bordeaux Tourist Office, central Bordeaux
  • Return Details :
    Concludes near the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Get a comprehensive overview of Bordeaux's history, architecture, winemaking heritage and top attractions on this 2-hour tour by bus and foot. In the comfort of a coach, travel through Place des Quinconces, marvel at Bordeaux Cathedral and City Hall, and explore both sides of the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Garonne River. Hop off your coach and follow your guide on a 30-minute walking tour of the pedestrian city center, where the imposing pillars of the Grand Thtre de Bordeaux await.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

This tour offers you a panorama of the architectural trends of Bordeaux of the middle Ages to the present day. Meet your professional guide in the morning at the tourist office in central Bordeaux and hop aboard an air-conditioned coach to begin your visit. Considered among Frances finest and most beautiful cities, Bordeaux balances its robust history, architectural prowess and esteemed winemaking traditions with forward-thinking attitudes, and takes pride in being on the cutting edge of urban design and development.

Listen to informative onboard commentary as you travel through the grand Place des Quinconces and along the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Garonne River waterfront. Your guide will detail the pivotal role Bordeaux has played in the European wine industry over the centuries, and explain the developments that have ensured the citys continuing success in the modern era.

Travel down Bordeaux's broad boulevards to admire major attractions including Htel de Ville (City hall) and Bordeaux Cathedral (Cathdrale Saint-Andr de Bordeaux). Cross the city with its 18th and 19th centuries buildings and pass over the Bridge Chaban-Delmas. The bus will take you over to the right bank of the Garonne River, from where you will be able to appreciate the architectural unity of the sumptuous 18th century building faade as well as the ambitious works projects by highly-regarded international designers and architects : Chartrons neighborhood, La Cit du Vin - the new emblematic Wine Museum, Gambetta square, the public garden, cours Victor Hugo and many others.

After 1.5 hours exploring the city by coach, hop off and follow your guide along the atmospheric narrow lanes Bordeauxs pedestrian center. Explore the Old Town, where you'll find famous sights including the Grand Thtre de Bordeaux, the opera house whose striking pillars dominate Place de la Comdie. Admire the beautiful French architecture up close, then conclude your 30-minute walking tour near the opera house.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • 1.5-hour tour by air-conditioned coach
  • 30-minute walking tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The guide simultaneously provides commentary in both English and French

Tour is not suitable for children under 5 and minimum age will be 18 years from 2018