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Bordeaux: Private Guided Bike Tour

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Discover all of Bordeaux on this exclusive private bike tour. See all the main sights and locations in a leisurely cycle through the famous UNESCO site.

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Highlights

  • Discover the main locations in Bordeaux via bicycle
  • See the hidden gems and secret locations
  • Immersive yourself in the historic 18th century golden triangle

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Bordeaux Bike Tour: A Journey Through Time and Elegance Embark on a captivating two-and-a-half-hour bike tour through the heart of Bordeaux, a city that seamlessly blends history, culture, and architectural splendor. Our journey begins on the charming Rue Notre Dame, a quaint street that sets the perfect tone for the exploration that lies ahead. As we pedal through the bustling streets, our first stop is the majestic Monument aux Girondins. Towering over the city, this iconic monument pays homage to the Girondins, a political group during the French Revolution. Admire the grandeur of the statues and intricate details that capture the essence of this pivotal period in history. Continuing our route, we make our way to the renowned Grand Théâtre, a neoclassical masterpiece that has graced Bordeaux since the 18th century. Revel in the architectural brilliance as we pause to take in the ornate façade and learn about the cultural significance of this cultural institution. Our next destination is the awe-inspiring Cathedral Saint-André, a Gothic masterpiece that stands as a testament to the city's rich religious heritage. Marvel at the intricate sculptures and stained glass windows that adorn this sacred site, and take a moment to absorb the peaceful atmosphere that envelopes the cathedral. Leaving the cathedral behind, we pedal towards La Grosse Cloche, a medieval gate that once guarded the entrance to the city. Immerse yourself in the historical ambiance as we explore the cobblestone streets surrounding this iconic landmark, discovering tales of Bordeaux's past. The Basilica Saint-Michel beckons next, a stunning example of Gothic architecture that dominates the skyline. Pause to appreciate the intricate details of the basilica, and soak in the panoramic views of Bordeaux from its elevated position. Our journey then takes us to the Porte Cailhau, a medieval gate that serves as a portal to Bordeaux's rich maritime history. Learn about the city's trading legacy and admire the detailed carvings that adorn this historic gateway. Crossing the elegant Pont du Pierre, a charming stone bridge that spans the Garonne River, we arrive at the Place de la Bourse. This grand square, flanked by architectural marvels, invites you to revel in the opulence of Bordeaux's 18th-century architecture. Admire the symmetry of the buildings and the stunning reflection in the adjacent Miroir d'eau, a mirror-like water feature that adds a touch of modernity to the historic surroundings. As our bike tour concludes, take a moment to reflect on the beauty and diversity that Bordeaux has to offer. From the grandeur of historic monuments to the picturesque riverfront, this journey through the city's highlights is a testament to Bordeaux's status as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Whether you're a history enthusiast, architecture lover, or simply seeking a leisurely exploration of a vibrant city, this bike tour promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Bordeaux.

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Bicycle and helmet Water Local guide

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