Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux
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Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux

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Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux

Bordeaux Wine museum Bordeaux
The Cité du Vin is a cultural center of international recognition. Its impressive architecture and its spaces make it an emblem of modernity, providing a different view of wine, across the world, across the ages, across all cultures and civilizations.

In this space of more than 3000sq meters, explore the history, the arts, the techniques and the wine’s civilizations through an immersive and sensory journey and discover the vineyards of the world. 19 themed spaces invite you to take a voyage of discovery and enjoy a unique experience exploring the many and varied facets of wine across time and space.

The highest point of La Cité du Vin and a highlight of the visit, the Belvedere offers a magnificent 360° view of Bordeaux, the Garonne and the facades of the quays, classified UNESCO world heritage. This unique panoramic view establishes a natural continuity between a visit to the Permanent exhibition and the culmination of this cultural experience: tasting a glass of wine from the best wine regions of the world.
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1 Esplanade de Pontac, Bordeaux, France France

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  • Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux
  • At the heart of wine cultures: Permanent exhibition visit + tasting of 1 glass of wine at the Belvedere


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Which types of experience are proposed by Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux? +
Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux only proposes visits and tastings:
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In order to ensure your spot and to be welcomed in the best conditions, it is preferable to book before going there. You can book for free up to 0 hour(s) before by clicking here.
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You can cancel your booking free of charge up to 0 year(s) before the start of your experience. After this deadline, we invite you to contact us so that our teams can help.
Does Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux propose experiences for groups? +
The maximum reception capacity of Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux is 500 person(s). To find out more and book, click here. You can also make a specific request if your group is larger by clicking here
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The price of Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux experiences is €21.00. To find out more and book a visit and tasting, click here
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Visit of the Bordeaux wine city

La Cité du Vin is both a museum dedicated to wine culture in the world and a space for promoting French cultural heritage, it is a unique place to visit during your stay in Bordeaux . Visiting the Cité du vin in Bordeaux will allow you to learn more about wine, from the history of the vine to the tasting of Bordeaux wine, including the making of wine or its multiple variations. The first floor houses temporary exhibitions, a reading room and tasting workshops. The Thomas Jefferson auditorium, on the ground floor, is the room where shows, concerts and screenings take place. On the second floor, a space of 3,000 m² dedicated to the discovery of wine and its influence on the civilizations of the world. We give you a new generation audio guide, with 8 languages available. Two self-guided tours are offered: one for adults and one for children. This floor offers an immersion in the world of wine, explored as part of the cultural, universal and living heritage where history, geography, geology, arts and oenology are given pride of place. The tour itinerary consists of 20 thematic spaces. At the top of the museum, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and the 360° panoramic view of the city of Bordeaux and the Port of the Moon: you are at the belvedere of the museum, 35 meters above the ground. In reality, it's much more than a free glass of wine: it's a real tasting, where you can choose the wine from a selection of French wines and wines from around the world. Visiting the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux offers a fun and cultural initiatory journey, and is perfectly suited to families with children.

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