Bordeaux UNESCO City Free Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on May 20, 2020

At Bordeaux Free Tour our mission is to make authentic local culture easily accessible, connecting travellers with locals while embracing the fun, social spirit of travelling. We connect you with great guides who share their knowledge, passion for tips only, so a top-quality tour is guaranteed! We know you want to make the most of your journey and get more than the standard ‘touristy tour’. OUR TOURS ARE NOT YOUR TYPICAL HISTORY TOUR - WE PROVIDE A FUN CULTURAL TOUR WITH REAL EXPERIENCE LIVING IN THE CITY WITH TIPS ON WHERE TO DRINK AND EAT, WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO VISIT. The passionate young professional freelance guides we work with give you more than facts and dates to provide you with an unrivaled insider perspective - showing you their city, history, culture, sites, stories, legends, the social hubs, ‘in’ places and quirky oddities of Bordeaux while giving you an exciting, informative, entertaining & valuable tour regardless of your budget. Although the only income they receive for the free tours are tips, they'll never pressure you to give. Their goal is to deliver an entertaining, informative and unforgettable tour and we are happy to show you this wonderful city.

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

Tour description

Take part in the best free walking tour of Bordeaux. Our exclusive UNESCO tour begins in the center of Bordeaux, where your guide will meet you at the statue of Jacques Chaban Delmas.

Our guide will have RED UMBRELLA.

Our tour begins at the Statue of Jacques Chaban Delmas overlooking the beautiful Hôtel de Ville , where you will be amazed by the breathtaking views of the Cathedral Saint Andre and the Pey Berland Tower . From here, stroll through the old streets of Bordeaux and stop at Place St Projet to learn about the history of the square and the famous Rue Saint Catherine. If you are lucky, we may stop for the local famous pastry, the canele.

The tour continues to the charming Place Camille Jullian , where you will discover a hidden secret located here. Porte Cailhau has a rich history, which you will learn from your guide, dating back to the Middle Ages as the gateway to the city.

You will then continue to the Place de la Bourse and pass through the famous Saint Pierre district, where the city's first port was once located. Have you been to Santiago de Compostelle?

Learn about Bordeaux's secret slave trade at the Place de la Bourse and snap a photo of the famous Miroir D'Eau. The tour ends in the north of the city, where we admire the Grand Theatre and conclude our tour at the Monuments aux Girondins. 

We will visit the following places:

  1.  Cathedral St.Andre
  2.  Tower Pey Berland
  3.  Rue Saint Catherine
  4.  Place Saint Projet
  5.  Place Camille Julian
  6.  Porte Cailhau
  7.  Saint Pierre Church
  8.  Place de la Bourse
  9.  Miroir d'eau
  10.  Place de la Comédie
  11.  Grand Théatre
  12.  Monument aux Girondins

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  • Meeting point:
    10 Place Pey Berland 33000 Bordeaux F...
    10 Place Pey Berland 33000 Bordeaux France
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    I will have a red umbrella and a big smile!

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).

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Henrike 03 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022

Really great Tour with awesome stops and a so very lovely guid

Bruce 02 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

It was a great tour to get an appreciation of Bordeaux. Mark was very passionate and a good communicator. 👍

Shelby 30 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Great tour led by a well-informed and friendly guide. Thanks to Mark for showing us around a beautiful city and pointing us to some great spots for food, drink, and ac...

Pia 28 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

It was a lot of fun doing the tour. I recommend it a lot!

Marie 27 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Tour taken in english on the 26th of septembre. We had a great time with Skylar and learnt a lot of things about Bordeaux and his history. She was very nice, not too ...

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Who is this tour for?

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.
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