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Itinerary 1

Terres de Graves and the city

5 essential visits

Departure Exit 13 PESSAC CENTRE

Arrival the Cité du Vin

16 km

Travel time 45 minutes

Characteristics

  • Bordeaux UNESCO
  • Architectural prowess
  • Birthplace of the wines of Bordeaux
  • An urban vineyard, a unique experience!

Viewpoint of Francisca from Bordeaux Metropolitan tourism office: 

“What a pleasure to pass through the tranquility of the vineyards from the bustle of the city center in merely a few minutes by tram!”

Exit 13 PESSAC CENTRE
1
7 min | 2,8 km

CHATEAU PAPE-CLEMENT

Romantic getaway in a chateau

Bearing the name of its illustrious owner, Chateau Pape Clément welcomes visitors to discover the crème de la crème of Bordeaux vineyards: A heritage, cellars, guest rooms, reception halls and an exceptional garden.

2
10 min | 4,1 km

CHATEAU HAUT-BRION

#firstchateauinbordeaux

Representing the birthplace of Bordeaux wines, the mythical Chateau Haut-Brion, a “Premier Grand Cru” in the official 1855 Bordeaux Classification, is the incarnation of prestige. An indispensable cru on the best dinner tables of the entire world.

 

3
3 min | 1,2 km

Discovering architectural jewels

The architectural discovery of Chateau les Carmes Haut-Brion.  Opened in 2015, the cellar designed by Philippe Starck invites visitors to escape through design but also the production of its prestigious wine of Pessac-Léognan at the gateway to the city of Bordeaux!

 

4
18 min | 5,4 km

PLACE DE LA BOURSE

The heart of Bordeaux

An ancient « Place Royal » facing the Garonne River, the Place de la Bourse is the emblem of Bordeaux.  At the foot of the water mirror reflecting the city’s facades, it is the ideal place for a refreshing family moment or a souvenir photo opportunity!

 

5
13 min | 3,8 km

LA CITE DU VIN

A world to discover

Easily recognizable by its unique architecture, the Cité du Vin unveils to its visitors the great worldwide viticultural diversity. Go up to the Belvedere where you may taste wine while contemplating the 360° view where one may almost catch a glimpse of the first vine rows!

 

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