Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Bordeaux, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 11.8 km
Ascend 130 m
Descend 124 m

Explore Bordeaux in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in BordeauxIndividual Sights in Bordeaux

Sight 1: Ancien Magasin des Vivres de la Marine

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The Bordeaux Navy Food Store is a set of neoclassical buildings originally built for the Royal Military in the late 18th century. Located in Bordeaux, in the Bassins à afloat district, it is the subject of rehabilitation and conversion, as a cultural place, Les fobes de l'Art, and a law firm.

Wikipedia: Magasin des vivres de la Marine (FR)

231 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Cité du Vin

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Cité du Vin Oli Lynch / PD

The Cité du Vin is a museum as well as a place of exhibitions, shows, movie projections and academic seminars on the theme of wine located in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Cité du Vin (EN)

579 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Cap Sciences

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Cap Sciences is a Centre for Scientific, Technical and Industrial Culture (CCSTI) located in Bordeaux, on the banks of the Garonne, at the foot of the Jacques-Chaban-Delmas Bridge. It is an animation and exhibition centre open to the public for the discovery and understanding of scientific phenomena, technological principles, applications and industrial know-how.

Wikipedia: Cap Sciences (FR), Website

1697 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 4: Maison Hollandaise

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The two twin houses known as Dutch houses, located at 28 and 29 quai des Chartrons in Bordeaux, were built around 1680 by the bourgeois and merchant Hilaire Renu who was not of Dutch origin.

Wikipedia: Maison hollandaise (FR)

313 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux

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The Lainée warehouse, formerly a real warehouse of colonial foodstuffs, is a former warehouse located in Bordeaux. Built in 1824 by the architect Claude Deschamps, it was originally intended for the customs storage of goods from colonial plantations, before their shipment across Europe. Until the final abolition of slavery in 1848, these foodstuffs were largely the fruit of the work of slaves. The building now houses the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux and Arc in a dream / architecture center.

Wikipedia: Entrepôt Lainé (FR), Website

568 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Hôtel des archives départementales de la Gironde

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The Hôtel des Archives départementales de la Gironde is a building belonging to the Conseil départemental de la Gironde, located in Bordeaux, France. It has been listed in the Supplementary Inventory of Historic Monuments since 1998.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des archives départementales de la Gironde (FR)

458 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Jardin Public

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Bordeaux Public Garden is an urban park located in the centre of Bordeaux. By extension, the park's surroundings are called the "Public Garden District". Officially, the park is part of the Chartrons - Grand Parc - Jardin Public Subdivision.

Wikipedia: Jardin public de Bordeaux (FR)

233 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Hôtel Lisleferme

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279 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Hôtel de Bryas

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The Hôtel de Bryas is a private mansion located at 15, place Charles-Gruet, in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Bryas (FR)

69 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Fontaine Fondaudège

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La Fontaine de la Place Charles-Gruet, also known as Fontaine Fondaudège in Bordeaux is a work of the architect Louis Garros and the sculptor Louis de Coëffard de Mazerolles built in 1865.

Wikipedia: Fontaine de la place Charles-Gruet (FR)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Hôtel de la Marine

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The city of Bordeaux has many mansions, large and luxurious townhouses, usually built on several floors, and designed to be occupied by one family. Witnesses to the richness of the city and its port, especially in the 18th century, many of them are today historic monuments.

Wikipedia: Hôtels particuliers de Bordeaux (FR)

454 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Monument aux Girondins

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The monument to Girondins, located in Bordeaux, Place des Quinconces, was erected between 1894 and 1901 in memory of the Girondins deputies who were victims of the Terror. The Bordeaux commonly call it "Girondins column" or "Girondins monument".

Wikipedia: Monument aux Girondins (FR)

615 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 13: Hôtel Boyer-Fonfrède

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The Boyer-Fonserde hotel, or Fonfrède hotel, is a 18th century mansion located 1, Cours du Chapeau-Rouge, in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Boyer-Fonfrède (FR)

18 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 14: Hôtel Journu

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Several mansions belonged to members of the Journu Family in Bordeaux:Hôtel Journu, Hotel Journu, Hotel Journu, Hotel Journu, better known as Hotel Dublan, Hotel de l'Intendance.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Journu (FR)

175 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Grand Théâtre

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The Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux, commissioned by Marshal Richelieu, governor of Guyenne, and built by the architect Victor Louis, was inaugurated on 7 April 1780 with the performance of Jean Racine's Athalie.

Wikipedia: Grand Théâtre (Bordeaux) (FR)

1939 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 16: Ancien Hôtel Marbotin

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The Hotel Marbotin is an eighteenth-century mansion located in Bordeaux, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Marbotin (FR)

821 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 17: 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)

1309 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 18: Maison Frugès

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The Hotel Frugès, formerly Daverne House, is a private mansion acquired by Henry Baronnet-Frugès in 1912, located in the Saint-Seurin district of Bordeaux. Quickly, the new owner undertook renovation work of the house to make it a house "breaking with the tradition of good Bordeaux taste".

Wikipedia: Maison Frugès (FR)

136 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 19: Basilique Saint-Seurin

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The Basilica of Saint Severinus is a church built in Bordeaux at the dawn of the 11th century.

Wikipedia: Basilica of Saint Severinus, Bordeaux (EN)

1628 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 20: Château Labottière

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Château Labottière, also called Labotière Hotel, or Tivoli house, is a 18th century mansion located in Bordeaux, at No. 29 rue Labotière. It was produced in 1773 for the Jacques and Antoine Labotière brothers, by Laclotte architects. Today it houses the Bernard Magrez Cultural Institute.

Wikipedia: Château Labottière (FR)


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