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The Best of Bordeaux: Guided Bicycle Tour

1. The Best of Bordeaux: Guided Bicycle Tour

Go back in time to an era where Bordeaux was modern and lively, full of history and lively high-class French culture on this guided bike tour. Ride through iconic districts like the charming city center, Bordeaux right bank, and north Bordeaux.  Meet your guide and get set up with your high-quality bike and helmet. Follow guide and alternate in time between modern and ancient history. Discover the secrets of the city's oldest monuments, as well as the latest street art pieces hidden places. Find out where the locals like to dine so you know which restaurants to visit. Gilde through the most beautiful green areas where you can relax. Learn more about the art and architecture of the city. Discover Bordeaux like a local, on your bike. Visit areas such as the historic city center, Bordeaux right bank, north Bordeaux and the Chartrons district. Return to your starting point at the end of your tour. 

Bordeaux: Guided Bike Tour

2. Bordeaux: Guided Bike Tour

Join us in the heart of the historic center of Bordeaux at the charming Place Raymond Colom, the ideal meeting point to start this magnificent bike ride. On the agenda: Discovering Bordeaux together in a convivial atmosphere, lots of smiles and well-being. Once equiped, ready for the adventure ahead, we will make our way towards the oldest door of Bordeaux, the Grosse Cloche (also known as the “Big Bell”) dating from the 13th century. Then we shall cross the Saint-Michel district, famous for its local market before quickly reaching the magnificent Pont de Pierre bridge to cross the Garonne river. This trajectory offers us a unique view of the “Port of the Moon” and its majestic facade dating from the 18th century. This will be the perfect moment to share with you the history of Bordeaux over the centuries. We will stroll along the Parc des Angéliques (“Angelic Park”) and across the Garonne river via the impressive Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge to explore some of the city’s most important sites. We will discover the Chartrons district, the historical heart of the wine trade in Bordeaux, which is famous for its wine cellars. We will resume our stroll along the charming Notre Dame Street. We’ll head for the beautiful Jardin Public (“Public Gardens”) and then the historic center, passing by the Quinconces esplanade and its monument dedicated to the Girondins, the Triangle d’or (“The Golden Triangle”), City Hall and the Saint-André Cathedral. Then we will go through the cobbled streets, pretty plazas (always animated thanks to their cafés!), and finally we will pass in front of the world famous Miroir D’eau (“Water Mirror”) before going to admire the second oldest city gate of Bordeaux and returning to our starting point. The itinerary may vary according to the weather, possible city events.

The Vineyards of St-Emilion by Bicycle

3. The Vineyards of St-Emilion by Bicycle

Peddle through the famous vineyards of St-Emilion on this cycling day trip from Bordeaux. Visit two châteaus and a charming family-run wine estate, a Great Classified Growth estate, and the UNESCO-listed village of St-Emilion.  Be welcomed at Bordovino’s Apartment in the center of Bordeaux in the morning. Start the day with a short drive to the St-Emilion region. Tour the charming village of St-Emilion which has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999.  Cycle through lush vineyards by bike and arrive at the first chateau which is run by a local family. Walk through the vineyards and learn about the estate’s traditional way of making wine. Savor a wine tasting and continue to the garden for a flavorful lunch.  Hop back on your bike and ride by Pomerol, Lalande de Pomerol and St-Emilion. Pass by prestigious properties in the region on your way to a Classified Growth estate of St-Emilion.  Explore the estate on a guided tour and learn about their winemaking process from the vine to the bottle. At the end of the tour try a hand-picked selection of their wines. Head back to Bordeaux and conclude your tour. 

Bordeaux Essentials: 3-Hour Bike Ride

4. Bordeaux Essentials: 3-Hour Bike Ride

Meet your guide in the city center of Bordeaux, just a few steps from Saint-Andre Cathedral. Get an overview of your day, and then embark on an easy going bike ride that will introduce you to all the elements that have made the city what it is today. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 for its "outstanding urban and architectural ensemble," Bordeaux also came first in the prestigious Best European Destination 2015 award, beating rivals such as Barcelona, Vienna and Rome!  Immerse yourself in the historic heart of the old city and pedal alongside the Garonne River before discovering old and new districts that have provided the city with its rich reputation. Get some local tips to make your bike ride one of your best memories of your stay in Bordeaux.

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based on 211 reviews

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Bordeaux. The city is so beautiful and with so much to see, cycling around means that you get to see lots of places of interest in a few hours. Flavi was a wonderful host too....

A bike tour is a great way to visit Bordeaux. Our guide, Flavi, was very personable and knowledgeable. We saw many different parts of the city which wouldn’t be possible on a walking tour. I would recommend this tour.

Jean Christoph was a wonderful host. This was the highlight of our trip and such a wonderful way to see all the beautiful streets of Bordeaux. Such a beautiful place!! Make sure not to miss this!

Great guided tour / would highly recommend. Very interesting and small group - easy to cycle with.

Great tour with Jean-Christophe. He stresses safety and gives you wonderful views of Bordeaux.