Free tour

Medieval to Modern Free Walking Tour of Bordeaux

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on May 05, 2018

First and original Free Walking Tour in Bordeaux born in 2016. We are a team of young and dynamic local guides and we offer tours in English, Spanish and other languages upon request: French, Italian and German.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join us on a two-hour discovery tour of the Medieval to Modern part of Bordeaux! This tour will take you to the off beaten path of Bordeaux. We visit the main attractions such as the beautiful Grosse Cloche, the famous Porte de Bourgogne and the splendid modern Darwin area; but also some hidden and unknown places. Get to know with us the glorious history of this city from past to present, some of its secrets, its special gastronomy and its rich culture.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    53 Rue Saint-James, 33000 Bordeaux, F...
    53 Rue Saint-James, 33000 Bordeaux, France
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    We meet in front of Grosse Cloche

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Grosse Cloche

    The most beautiful Bell tower dating back from Medieval time.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Pl. Fernand Lafargue

    This is an old market place where all the punishments where held.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Église Saint-Éloi

    Once the Jurat would start the walk from this church to start the ceremony of harvesting of wine.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Cours Victor Hugo

    One of the famous writer who come to Bordeaux for a reason.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Basilique Saint-Michel

    This medieval Basilique church is the largest worshipping place in Bordeaux. Why its called Basilique?

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Porte de Bourgogne

    Another beautiful Gate looks like Arch of Triumph made in 1775.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Pont de Pierre

    Thanks to Napoleon today the Left and the Right bank of Bordeaux were connected in the 19th century.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Place de Stalingrad

    The name arises from the victory of WW2 when the nazis were defeated.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Gare d'Orléans

    A train station connected from Paris to Bordeaux the very first.

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Jardín Botánico de Burdeos

    One of the oldest trees from all over the world can be seen here one can also enjoy a coffee here.

  • 11
    Outside visit
    Square Toussaint Louverture

    This is a man who was born a slave and fought against for his freedom.

  • 12
    Outside visit
    Darwin Eco-système

    The most modern and coolest place in town street arts, organic wine, beer and local food can be found here. Perfect place to end the tour

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Silvia 21 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Muy buena guía, nos ha hecho el recorrido muy entretenido
Teresa 05 Aug 2023

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
Este tour la verdad no nos ha gustado demasiado, se hace mucho recorrido y las cosas que se ven no llaman mucho la atención. Yo no lo recomendo
CARLOS 27 May 2023
El Puerto de Santa María

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Travelled in group - May 2023
Me cambiaron del domingo 28 al sábado 26 mayo 2023. Estamos esperando mi esposa y yo, y no se presenta la guía ni nos avisa. La llamo por teléfono tras 12 minutos de espera y me comunica que se ha suprimido. ¡Increíble!
Sara 05 Jun 2018
Tel Aviv-Yafo

El recorrido fue agradable, las historias contadas por la guía fueron interesantes.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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