Culture and Heritage

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Do you like walking in beautiful villages , discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot? You like old stones , pretty churches , places steeped in history to explore ... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on holiday in Gironde, you want to see the 1001 castles , remains, medieval marvels! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious , the Gironde and the Bordeaux region, this is THE perfect destination.

According to my cultural desires , offers you articles on the towns, villages of the Gironde. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover ... Museums, interpretation centers ... Nothing will escape you!

The Battle of Castillon: Historical sound and light show in Gironde

The Battle of Castillon: Historical sound and light show in Gironde
The Battle of Castillon: Historical sound and  ...

Castillon-la-Bataille

Castillon-la-Bataille ! A small town that reminds us of our distant history lessons , the end of the Hundred Years War . Bring this tumultuous period back to life, make it live and vibrate thanks ...

Sainte-Croix-du-Mont unusual visit of its fossilized oyster cliffs

Sainte-Croix-du-Mont unusual visit of its fossilized oyster cliffs
Sainte-Croix-du-Mont unusual visit of its foss ...

Sainte-Croix-du-Mont

Sainte-Croix-du-Mont is a pretty perched village in Gironde. It is installed on a rocky escarpment , well opposite the alluvial plain of the Garonne and the Sauternes vineyards , which unfold at ...

Visit Bordeaux in 3 days

Visit Bordeaux in 3 days
Visit Bordeaux in 3 days

Bordeaux

Wondering what to do in Bordeaux over a weekend? We have selected for you the must-see sites to appreciate the capital of Aquitaine in all its facets, the districts to walk around and the nicest ...

Le Phare de Richard: Visit of an emblematic monument of Médoc life

Le Phare de Richard: Visit of an emblematic monument of Médoc life
Le Phare de Richard: Visit of an emblematic mo ...

Jau-Dignac-et-Loirac

The Phare de Richard is a former maritime signal light , which is in the direction of the northern tip of the Médoc . It is open to visitors and both the exterior and the interior of the ...

A walk in Pondaurat and its fortified Saint-Antoine Commandery

A walk in Pondaurat and its fortified Saint-Antoine Commandery
A walk in Pondaurat and its fortified Saint-An ...

Pondaurat

Located on the left bank of the Garonne , Pondaurat is a pretty town between La Réole and Bazas . Ideal for a walk , it is intimately linked to Santiago de Compostela and has a stopover for ...

Visit Bordeaux by night: a guaranteed change of scenery!

Visit Bordeaux by night: a guaranteed change of scenery!
Visit Bordeaux by night: a guaranteed change o ...

Bordeaux

Visiting Bordeaux by night is an extraordinary outing. This is an opportunity to admire the illuminated Bordeaux city, to take a romantic walk on the banks of the Garonne, or even to try out ...

Visit of Saint-Emilion, between History and Heritage

Visit of Saint-Emilion, between History and Heritage
Visit of Saint-Emilion, between History and He ...

Saint-Émilion

Evoking Saint-Emilion means immediately having in mind the delicious nectar produced on the land of this charming village... red wines with prestigious names, Grands Crus Classés promises of ...

The coastal battery of Arros: a visit between history and art

The coastal battery of Arros: a visit between history and art
The coastal battery of Arros: a visit between  ...

Soulac-sur-Mer

Going up towards Le Verdon from Soulac, is an interesting and visually impressive historical site. The Arros battery is one of the vestiges of the Second World War as we certainly see many on the ...

A unique and surprising museum to visit near Bordeaux: The National Museum of Health Insurance

A unique and surprising museum to visit near Bordeaux: The National Museum of Health Insurance
A unique and surprising museum to visit near B ...

Lormont

In Lormont , the Château des Lauriers houses a unique and very original museum in France . If you are told "on your way to visit the National Museum of Health Insurance " , at first glance you ...

Podensac: the city with 3 castles!

Podensac: the city with 3 castles!
Podensac: the city with 3 castles!

Podensac

Podensac is a town located at the gates of Bordeaux, it is located in the Land of Cadillac and Podensac and it is not a very touristic place… Be curious and come for a walk to discover its 3 ...

Visit of La Réole: Medieval city on the side of the Garonne!

Visit of La Réole: Medieval city on the side of the Garonne!
Visit of La Réole: Medieval city on the side o ...

La Réole

Come and discover La Réole , a medieval city flanked by a castle with imposing round towers and a grandiose priory . La Réole is a City of Art and History , which will charm you with its narrow ...

Visit of Libourne: a walk in a port city

Visit of Libourne: a walk in a port city
Visit of Libourne: a walk in a port city

Libourne

Come and take a stroll in Libourne , this old 13th century bastide where life is good and stroll along its quays on the banks of the Isle and the Dordogne , in its narrow streets with blond stones ...

Visit the museums of Bordeaux and the Gironde!

Visit the museums of Bordeaux and the Gironde!
Visit the museums of Bordeaux and the Gironde!

Bordeaux

In the museums of Bordeaux and the Gironde , you will discover Gallo-Roman remains , a rich movable and architectural heritage of the Middle Ages, in the territory of the former Guyenne d ' ...

The most beautiful villages on the edge of the Gironde estuary

The most beautiful villages on the edge of the Gironde estuary
The most beautiful villages on the edge of the ...

Margaux

The meeting between the river and the Atlantic Ocean creates an original and unique environment. A specific flora and fauna have managed to adapt to this natural space. Men too were attracted by ...