Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Bordeaux, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 6.4 km
Ascend 77 m
Descend 91 m

Experience Bordeaux in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in BordeauxIndividual Sights in Bordeaux

Sight 1: Place Amédée Larrieu

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Place Amédée-Larrieu is a square located in Bordeaux. It was designed by the architects Édouard Bauhain and Raymond Barbaud, and includes a statue of Raoul Verlet.

Wikipedia: Place Amédée-Larrieu (FR)

596 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Église Sainte-Eulalie

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The church of Sainte-Eulalie is a Catholic church of very old origin, and has been remodelled several times. Remarkable for its history, architecture and décor, it is home to the relics of the Gascon martyr saints, and has seen Guillaume Chaminade, Thérèse de Lamourous, Pierre-Bienvenu Noailles and Louis Martin, father of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, who was baptized there in 1823. The building was classified as a historical monument in 1840 and registered in 2004.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Eulalie de Bordeaux (FR)

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Chapelle Saint-Joseph

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The Chapel of Saint-Joseph de Bordeaux is an Orthodox church in the capital of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, built in the seventeenth century. It was classified as a Historic Monument in 1978 as well as its stone altarpiece.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Joseph de Bordeaux (FR)

225 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Grande synagogue

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The Great Synagogue of Bordeaux is a Sephardic Jewish congregation and synagogue, located at 6 Rue du Grand Rabin Joseph Cohen, in Bordeaux, Gironde, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine région of France.

Wikipedia: Great Synagogue of Bordeaux (EN)

357 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Les Tortues

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The Place de la Victoire is one of the main public squares in the city of Bordeaux, capital of the French department of Gironde and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Wikipedia: Place de la Victoire (Bordeaux) (FR)

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Marché des Douves

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Marché des Douves Sylvain Machefert / Symac / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Marché des Douves is a Baltard-style market hall located in Bordeaux.

Wikipedia: Marché des Douves (FR)

553 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Abbatiale Sainte-Croix

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Abbatiale Sainte-Croix Chris06 / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Church of the Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic church located in Bordeaux, southern France.

Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Cross, Bordeaux (EN)

289 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Porte de la Monnaie

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Porte de la Monnaie Sylvain Machefert / Symac / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Porte de la Monnaie is a gateway to the city of Bordeaux, on the quays of La Monnaie, halfway between Pont de Pierre and Pont Saint-Jean, and a few steps from the music conservatory.

Wikipedia: Porte de la Monnaie (FR)

332 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Fontaine de la Grave

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The Fontaine de la Grave or Fontaine des Salinières is a monument in Bordeaux, in the Gironde department of France. It was listed as a historical monument on 23 May 1925.

Wikipedia: Fontaine de la Grave (FR)

321 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Basilique Saint-Michel

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The Basilica of St Michael, is a Flamboyant Gothic church in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Basilica of St. Michael, Bordeaux (EN)

460 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Hôtel Raba

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The Hotel Raba is an eighteenth-century mansion located at 67, cours Victor-Hugo, in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Raba (FR)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Église Saint-Éloi

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The Church of Saint-Éloi is a historic church in Bordeaux, Gironde, located against the door of the Great Bell. It was the church of the Jurade of Bordeaux. It was erected as a personal parish by the Archbishop of Bordeaux in 2007 and entrusted to the Institute of the Good Shepherd.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Éloi de Bordeaux (FR)

208 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Maison Couturier

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220 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Ancienne Maison de Montaigne

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The House of Montaigne is a 15th-century house located at 23, rue de la Rousselle, in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Maison de Montaigne (FR)

268 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Porte de Bourgogne

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The Porte de Bourgogne, also known as the Porte des Salinières, is a monument located in Bordeaux, in the French department of Gironde. It has been classified as a historical monument since June 2, 1921.

Wikipedia: Porte de Bourgogne (FR)

394 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 16: Pont de Pierre

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The term stone bridge refers to masonry bridges.

Wikipedia: Pont de Pierre (FR)

515 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 17: Ancienne caserne Benauge

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The Benauge fire station is located at 1, rue de la Benauge, in the Bastide district of Bordeaux. In 2008, the building was labeled "Heritage of the twentieth century. The barracks are now listed as historical monuments by decree of 22 September 2014.

Wikipedia: Caserne des pompiers de la Benauge (FR), Website

782 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 18: Maison cantonale

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The cantonal house of La Bastide, located in the La Bastide district of Bordeaux, now houses the annex town hall of the district. Built between 1924 and 1926; it is the work of the architect Cyprien Alfred-Duprat, the sculptor Edmond Tuffet and the ceramics company Gentil & Bourdet of Boulogne-Billancourt.

Wikipedia: Maison cantonale de La Bastide (FR)


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