Sightseeing route in Bordeaux

Bordeaux

【City description】

It’s the biggest city in the Atlantic region. The port wine is famous and we can visit the wine filed from this city. This city is registered in the UNESCO World Heritage as the name of the Moon Port in 2007. At the point of historic view, this city was controlled by the UK before and Montesquieu was born in this city. Although the city is far from the train station, we can find beautiful buildings once we enter the city.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★★

【Time required】

 10 h

【Budget】

 43.40 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★★

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Bordeaux Saint-Jean station
Gare de Bordeaux Saint-Jean

★Take a tramway of the line C and get off at Saint-Michel station. The ticket is 1.70 euros. Enter Allamandiers St. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



②Saint-Michel Basilic

Basilique Saint-Michel

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – noon / 3 pm – 6 pm

Close: No

★Go to Faures St from the basilic and turn left at Victor Hugo Aveune. You’ll find a clock on the right hand. It takes 10 minutes.



③Saint-Éloi Church

Église Saint-Éloi

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 h 30 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★Continue to walk on the street for 5 minutes as far as a square.



④Aquitaine Museum

Musée d´Aquitaine

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm

Close: Monday, national holiday

★Go to Pasteur Avenue for 5 minutes.



⑤Pey Berland Tower

Tour Pey Berland

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm (it’s closed between noon and 2 pm in winter)

Close: No

The number of visitors is limited to go up the tower each 30 minutes.

⑥Saint-André Cathedral

Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★Go to Elisée Reclus St from the cathedral and turn right at the dead end. Then, enter the palace. It takes 5 minutes.



⑦Art Museum

Musée des Beaux-arts

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holiday

The museum is composed by 2 palaces.

⑧Art Gallery

Galerie des Beaux-arts

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 7 euros

It’s used for the exposition of the art museum. You can use the ticket of the art museum.

★Go to Montbazon St and turn left beside the city hall. It takes 5 minutes.



⑨Decoration and Design Museum

Musée des arts décoratifs et du design

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm

Close: Tuesday, national holiday

★Continue to walk on the street in front of the museum. When you arrive at Gambetta Square, walk around in the center street. Go straight on Montesquieu St and turn left at Tourny Path. Then, go to Boudet St and turn right at the dead end. It takes 20 minutes.



⑩CAPC Contemporary Art Museum

CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 7 euros

Opening hour: 11 am – 6 pm

Close: Monday, national holiday

★Go to Foy St in front of the museum for 5 minutes.



⑪Monument of Girondins

Monument aux Girondins 

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to 30 Juillet Avenue with the rail of the tramway for 5 minutes.



⑫National Opera -Grand Theatre-

Opéra National de Bordeaux – Grand-Théâtre

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

If you participate in a guide tour, you can enter the interior.

★Go to Piliers de Tutelle St beside the opera.



⑬Bordeaux Gallery

Galerie Bordelaise

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★When you leave the gallery, turn left to go to Saint-Rémi St. It takes 5 minutes.



⑭Bourse Square

Place de la Bourse

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Leupold St from the square and turn right at the end. Turn left immediately to go to Argentiers St and turn left at Palais Square. It takes 10 minutes.



⑮Cailhau Gate

Porte Cailhau

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: 1/1, 12/25

★Continue to go to the street and turn right at the riverside. Take a tramway at Porte de Bourgogne station to go to the station. The ticket is 1.70 euros.



【Goal】

Bordeaux Saint-Jean station

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