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Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

1. Bordeaux: Guided River Cruise

Explore Bordeaux from a new perspective with a river cruise on the Garonne with live commentary. Sail into the heart of the French wine region and admire the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Port de la Lune. Learn about the architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance as you relax on board. Make your way to the pontoon close to Pont de Pierre and meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Settle down on your boat and start your cruise along the Garonne river. Listen to live commentary from your guide as you admire the beautiful buildings that line the riverbanks. Pass by the Place de la Bourse historical square, the district of Saint-Pierre, and the iconic Cite du Vin.

Bordeaux: Private Guided Walking Tour of the City Must-Sees

2. Bordeaux: Private Guided Walking Tour of the City Must-Sees

Discover the city of Bordeaux, nicknamed "La Perle d'Aquitaine" on this guided walking tour. A captivating city, get ready to fall in love with its elegance and beautiful history alongside your private guide who loves the city and will help you experience the city as a local. Bordeaux is a must-see destination. Learn more about this historic city full of treasures, including the majestic Place de la Bourse and its famous Miroir d'Eau, the magnificent Saint-André cathedral, as well as the historic district of Le Vieux Bordeaux with its picturesque alleys and monuments laden with history. Bordeaux is not limited to its heritage from the past ─ it is also a mecca for French gastronomy and viticulture. Feel for yourself its privileged geographical location, between the renowned vineyards of the region and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Feel welcome in Bordeaux, with its timeless charm, rich history and unique zest for life.

Bordeaux: City Highlights & Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Tour

3. Bordeaux: City Highlights & Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Tour

Get to know Bordeaux at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Bordeaux's most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team work to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. Your route includes the Bordeaux Cathedra, Porte Dijeaux, Notre Dame, and the Opera National de Bordeaux. Continue on to Place des Quinconces, Place de la Bourse and Place Camille Julian. Stop at Portes Cailhau and Bourgogne, and end with a stop at the mysterious Grosse Cloche.

Bordeaux: 1.5-Hour Mystery Walking Tour in French

4. Bordeaux: 1.5-Hour Mystery Walking Tour in French

Get an insider’s view of Bordeaux’s mysterious and mythical past on a 1.5-hour group walking tour of the city with a French-speaking guide. Begin your urban walking adventure by meeting your guide at the Basilica of Saint Severinus. Take in views of winding cobblestone streets, large squares, and narrow lanes as you walk from the north to the south of the city, listening to fascinating tales and legends that have haunted residents for centuries along your way. Learn about Charlemagne's ties to the city, why inhabitants were imprisoned, and discover the incredible bestiary that terrified the once-medieval city's citizens.

Bordeaux Outdoor Escape Game: Port of the Moon

5. Bordeaux Outdoor Escape Game: Port of the Moon

Solve riddles with an app on your phone to discover the top sights in Bordeaux's historic center. Visit the city's landmarks and hidden gems at any time of day and at your own pace. Navigate the city by foot on this interactive tour without the need for a map, GPS, or a guide.  This city game starts at Monument aux Girondins. It will take you between 1 to 2 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at Grosse Cloche. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game.

Bordeaux: Christmas Markets Festive Digital Game

6. Bordeaux: Christmas Markets Festive Digital Game

Browse the Sleeping Beauty Christmas Market! Take advantage of this enchanting period to discover or rediscover the Christmas market in a new light! Funny, interactive, fun and memory-making, this game is suitable for families and groups of friends of all ages! The mission is simple: collect as many points as possible! How do you do it? We have scattered all kinds of challenges and questions on the Christmas market: MCQs to solve, unusual photos to take, crazy videos to make or even classic songs to revisit; you'll understand: there will be no boredom! The more you answer correctly, the more points you'll earn! Let the scent of Christmas rekindle your childlike spirit with this game that is accessible to all and completely offbeat! The only thing you need? A smartphone and your thirst for discovery! Translated with (free version)

"Peter Pan" Bordeaux : scavenger hunt for kids (8-12)

7. "Peter Pan" Bordeaux : scavenger hunt for kids (8-12)

🧚‍♀️ Peter Pan 🐊 Ever wondered if your dreams are really just dreams, or if there is something more going on? What if you could live a magical adventure helping out the one and only Peter Pan? Battle against Smee and Hook, chase Peter Pan’s shadow and fly over the city with the help of the wonderful Tinkerbell! Can you find all the Lost Kids and bring them safely back to Neverland?! A game designed for 8-12 year olds. Your adventure starts now! 🎭 A fun city tour with an offbeat scenario 🧠 Solve riddles along the way to crack the case 👀 Find the clues that are hidden on the monuments around you 💎 Explore the must-see places & discover some hidden gems 🔐 Unlock fun facts about the places you visit ⌚ Play at your own rhythm: start and pause whenever you want 💬 The Coddy team is available for you 7/7 via live chat (9AM-8PM)

Bordeaux: Birthday Celebration Outdoor Game

8. Bordeaux: Birthday Celebration Outdoor Game

Looking for an original gift? Cast off for an original birthday party by exploring in an immersive way what is known as "The Port of the Moon". Your mission? Walk the streets in honor of the person blowing out the candles and perform unusual challenges! It's time to have fun together to create a day of unforgettable memories with your loved one! Arm yourselves with your good humor, your enthusiasm and your courage to carry out our wackiest missions and challenges! Because after all... There's no way this day is going to end the way it started! So offer this fabulous gift to the person who blows out the candles and especially on behalf of the whole team: HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Bordeaux: Robbery in the City Outdoor Escape Smartphone Game

9. Bordeaux: Robbery in the City Outdoor Escape Smartphone Game

Join the famous gang of bank robbers and take over the Palais Rohan! It's time to have fun with friends in the city center and commit the biggest crime ever in the city! How? By helping them open the safes hidden in the basement of the building... Decode the messages left by the Professor all over the city to complete the operation. Arm yourselves with your good humor, your malice and your courage, because today you will be the greatest gangster in the world. The professor is counting on you!

Bordeaux : Condensed Private Guided Walking Tour

10. Bordeaux : Condensed Private Guided Walking Tour

Whether you're with family, a partner, or friends, explore Bordeaux accompanied by a local guide. In 70 minutes, you'll discover all the must-see attractions of Bordeaux. The Water Mirror, Place de la Bourse, Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux, Place des Quinconces, Bordeaux's Golden Triangle, Vieux-Bordeaux (Saint-Pierre Quarter), Sainte-Catherine Street, Dijeaux Gate, Aquitaine Gate, Pont de Pierre, Cailhau Gate, La Grosse-Cloche, and much more... As the guide is a passionate local with deep knowledge, you'll be immersed in Bordeaux's rich history and its pleasant present. The tour takes the form of an interactive exchange, where the guide will answer all your questions, making it an incredibly enriching experience. What's even better, they'll go the extra mile to provide suggestions for the rest of your stay in Bordeaux: the best restaurants, museums, activities, shops, and more. 70 minutes is the ideal time to explore the city's finest without getting bored. By introducing you to all the beautiful spots in the city, you'll know exactly what to do for the rest of your stay, to the point where you won't want to leave. The private aspect of the tour allows the guide to be attentive. It's the human connection that matters most in this service. Whether it's children, teenagers, adults, or experts, the guide adapts to all levels of knowledge and caters to the interests of the groups. If you're concerned about taking a guided tour with your children, rest assured that the guide excels at capturing their attention by involving them in interactions and tailoring the experience to their knowledge and interests. If you love history, the guide will delve into the historical aspects, and this applies to all domains (sports, architecture, gastronomy, etc.). This is the true advantage of opting for a private guided tour.

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What people are saying about Bordeaux

Wonderful trip, guide and crew, and fellow passengers helpful getting my unsteady wife and walker on board. Forgot how cold it can be and left my jacket in car, but went below when it got too cold.

Very pleasant speaker and obviously in love with her city! Lots of fun listening to it Thank you

Pleasant maritime promenade with superb weather. Simplicity and efficiency of online booking.

A lovely way to see Bordeaux- highly recommend this trip. Informative and interesting.

Very interesting, the sailor explains very well. I highly recommend this activity.