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Tasting Cruise La Cité du Vin




At the foot of La Cité du Vin, with its iconic amazing architecture, climb aboard for a tasting cruise upon the Garonne River to discover the city of Bordeaux and its famous “Port of the Moon”.

Its magnificent 18th-century facades, its wide quays perfect for strolling, its ever popular Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool… Admire the capital of Gironde in a whole new light.
While enjoying an introductory tasting of Bordeaux wines and delving into the city’s fascinating history, with its legends and illustrious figures, pass under the bridges, catching a glimpse of the wild, authentic Gironde Estuary in the distance.

04.15 pm: Meet at Ponton Cité du Vin quai de Bacalan in Bordeaux.

04.30 pm: Departure. Guided cruise along the 18th-century facades of the “Port of the Moon”, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass under the Jacques Chaban-Delmas lift bridge then the Pont d’Aquitaine bridge, and turn around after the village of Lormont, off the Bassens port zone.

On board, tasting of 2 wines with a wine expert.

06.00 pm: return to the quay at La Cité du Vin.

Organised by Bordeaux River Cruise.


Key information

Appointment : 04.15 pm, ponton La Cité du Vin, quai de Bacalan

Open days

On Saturday and Sunday from 4.30 pm to 6 pm


  • French

  • English

The price includes : the commented cruise and the wine tasting

If you select the Bordeaux Metropole CityPass fare you must first buy the cityPass and then buy the cruise. The cityPass will be asked with your e-ticket when you do the boarding.

From 10 to 150 people accepted


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