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2018

Biking in Bordeaux

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Biking in Bordeaux

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We'll leave by bike from the Quai des Chartrons to see the locations and monuments in Bordeaux that have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Cycling along the Garonne to the Pont de Pierre, keep an eye out for the many amusing mascarons decorating the facades of the buildings. Take in the enormity of the Grand Théâtre and the Place de la Bourse. The bike tour will finish up with a visit to the wine museum, located just a few steps from our ship. You'll learn about the history of the Bordeaux wine trading, the great merchant families of the area, the prestigious classifications developed by Napoleon III, and the modernization of wine-making techniques. Our visit will be followed by a glass of wine and a snack of cannelé, a local pastry.

 

Duration : approx. 3:00

  • Times are approximate.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Wear comfortable, sturdy walking shoes.
  • Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.
  • Attention: children are under the responsibility of their parents and must be autonomous by bike.

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This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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