Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Bordeaux, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 28 sights
Distance 12.1 km
Ascend 164 m
Descend 152 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: Pont de Pierre

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The term stone bridge refers to masonry bridges.

Wikipedia: Pont de Pierre (FR)

394 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

310 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: 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 4: 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)

932 meters / 11 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)

807 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

634 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 7: Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur

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Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur

The Bordeaux-Ségur station was the first railway station in the commune of Bordeaux (Gironde). Opened in 1841 at the eastern end of the line from Bordeaux to La Teste, conceded in 1837 to the Compagnie du chemin de fer de Bordeaux à La Teste, it was closed in 1855 following the creation of a connection between this line and the new station of Bordeaux-Saint-Jean.

Wikipedia: Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur (FR)

995 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 8: Ancienne Manufacture des Tabacs

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The Bordeaux tobacco factory is an industrial building built in 1825 and closed in 1987, now rehabilitated as a retirement home.

Wikipedia: Manufacture des tabacs de Bordeaux (FR)

373 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Ancien Hôtel Saint-Marc

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The Hôtel de Saint-Marc is a private mansion located in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Saint-Marc (FR)

458 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: 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 11: 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 12: 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)

230 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Hôtel Gradis

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The Hotel Gradis is an eighteenth-century mansion located at 138, cours Victor-Hugo, in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Gradis (FR)

207 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Musée d'Aquitaine

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The Museum of Aquitaine is a collection of objects and documents from the history of Bordeaux and Aquitaine.

Wikipedia: Musée d'Aquitaine (EN), Website

289 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Temple protestant du Hâ

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Temple protestant du Hâ Chris06 / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Temple du Hâ is a Protestant place of worship located on rue du Hâ in Bordeaux (Gironde). Built between 1625 and 1638 as a chapel for the Catholic congregation of Marie-Notre-Dame, the building was attributed to the Calvinist Protestants of Bordeaux in 1803. The parish is a member of the United Protestant Church of France, and also manages the Protestant cemetery in Bordeaux.

Wikipedia: Temple du Hâ (FR)

192 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Cathédrale Saint-André

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Bordeaux Cathedral, officially known as the Primatial Cathedral of St Andrew of Bordeaux, is a Catholic church dedicated to Saint Andrew and located in Bordeaux, France. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux.

Wikipedia: Bordeaux Cathedral (EN)

108 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Tour Pey Berland

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The Tour Pey-Berland, named for its patron Pey Berland, is the separate bell tower of the Bordeaux Cathedral, in Bordeaux at the Place Pey Berland.

Wikipedia: Tour Pey-Berland (EN)

213 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 18: Hôtel de Ragueneau

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Hôtel de Ragueneau B. Rakotomanga / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Hôtel de Ragueneau is an 17th century mansion, located in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Ragueneau (FR)

242 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 19: Ancienne mairerie

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The Mairerie de Bordeaux was a private mansion, home of the mayor and his family in the seventeenth century.

Wikipedia: Mairerie de Bordeaux (FR)

65 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 20: Église Saint-Paul-Saint-François-Xavier

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Église Saint-Paul-Saint-François-Xavier Chris06 / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Church of Saint-Paul-Saint-François-Xavier, commonly known as Saint-Paul, is a seventeenth-century French church, located in the city center of Bordeaux, in the Gironde department and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Since its construction, it has been used for Catholic worship.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Paul-Saint-François-Xavier de Bordeaux (FR)

219 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 21: Grosse Cloche

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The Big Bell of Bordeaux is the nickname given to a building that served as the gate of the medieval rampart and the belfry of the old town hall. It is also called the Porte Saint-Éloi or the Porte Saint-James [ ʒam(ə)].

Wikipedia: Grosse cloche de Bordeaux (FR)

48 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 22: 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)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 23: 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)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 24: Maison Couturier

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220 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 25: 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)

1123 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 26: Bordeaux, Port of the Moon

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The Port de la Lune is the name given to the harbour of Bordeaux, dating to the Middle Ages, because of the shape of the river crossing the city. It is represented by a crescent on the coat of arms of Bordeaux, and by three interlaced crescents in the logotype of the municipality.

Wikipedia: Port de la Lune (EN), Heritage Website

1805 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 27: Hôtel de Poissac

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The Hôtel de Poissac is an eighteenth-century mansion located in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Poissac (FR)

1236 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 28: Cimetière de la Chartreuse

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The Chartreuse cemetery is the oldest and largest cemetery in the city of Bordeaux.

Wikipedia: Cimetière de la Chartreuse (FR)


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