Monument aux Girondins

Monument aux Girondins: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bordeaux: Old Town City Exploration Game

1. Bordeaux: Old Town City Exploration Game

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: Historic Center Walking Tour and Candy Tastings

2. Bordeaux: Historic Center Walking Tour and Candy Tastings

See all that historic Bordeaux has to offer as you stroll through its streets and take in the striking architecture. Join an insightful walking trip through the city center and taste some delicious traditional sweets while exploring the main local landmarks. Explore the historic districts of the city, along with its monuments and squares. Allow yourself to be guided through the areas of Saint Paul and Saint Pierre, the imposing 18th-century Grosse Cloche, the Saint André Cathedral, and the ornate Monument to the Girondins. Stop at four independent food shops as you walk and taste some typical sweet delicacies. Each one of these places will offer you the opportunity to try one of the region's specialties and learn about Bordeaux's unique traditional desserts.

Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour with Canelé

3. Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour with Canelé

Explore Bordeaux with your passionate guide on a 2.5 hour walking tour. Experience this vibrant city and bite into the custard center of a delectable rum and vanilla flavored Cannelé pastry. Start at Girondins Monument, a great landmark of Bordeaux. Head to the historical center that is classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. Marvel at the architecture of historical buildings, while taking a walk on Europe's longest pedestrian street. See a unique cinema where cinema-goers can enjoy old movies. Hear about the best places to eat. See the ancient city gates and have all your questions answered. Stop and have a drink with your guide. Savor a Cannelé at a local pastry shop. Get advice on activities you would like to do and neighboring cities you want to visit.

Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour

4. Bordeaux: Private Walking Tour

Explore the heart of Old Bordeaux on a private guided walking tour. Pass by popular attractions like the Bordeaux Cathedral, Pey Berland Tower, and more while learning about the history, culture, and lifestyle in a fun and entertaining way. Meet your guide in what is considered the city's main square, Place Pey-Berland. Jump right in as you marvel at the two imposing structures that flank this square, the Hôtel de Ville and the Cathédrale Saint-André, often simply referred to as Bordeaux Cathedral. Admire the intricate details of the cathedral's gothic structure and see the Tour Pey-Berland, a 15th-century bell tower that was built to provide the cathedral with a large bell without threatening the original building. Follow your guide as you walk through the cobbled streets of Bordeaux's historic center, stopping off at Place Saint-Projet to discover the history of the square and the famous Rue Sainte-Catherine. Your tour continues to the intriguing Place Camille Jullian, where you'll learn of a hidden secret that lies here. Next, it's on to the must-see Porte Cailhau, a structure that once served as the main gate to the city and boasts a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages. Continue towards Place de la Bourse, passing through the famous Saint-Pierre district where the city’s first port once was. Learn about Bordeaux's secret slave trade and take a picture at the world's largest reflecting pool, the Miroir D’Eau. Finally, admire the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux before completing your tour with a visit to the Monuments aux Girondins.

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What people are saying about Monument aux Girondins

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 20 reviews

The guide was very helpful and nice person. His knowledge goes far behind ordinary facts and things, and he really enjoys guiding. Pastries were interesting, as well as pastry shops (preferred one is with hazelnut products). Definetely recomended tour.

Said was an amazing tour guide . He made it personable and showed the hidden gems he loves which made the tour interesting. He had a wonderful knowledge and excitement about the area of Bordeaux.

Informative, fun, and excellent tastings. We wouldn't have found or selected the treats, if we had just wandered around ourselves. It was fabulous to discover Bordeaux and some local products.

Wonderful guide, lots of interesting commentary, visited great locations and all done at a sensible pace. Excellent in every way.

Saiid was fantastic with his tour. His love for Bordeaux was contagious. I highly recommend this tour.