Bordeaux and the Middle Ages (2 hours)
- the Great Bell, the emblem of the city’s Coat of Arms,
- the Palace in which representatives of the British Crown resided,
- St. Andrew’s Cathedral ,
- the city walls,
- the inner harbour…
The lifestyle of a gentleman in eighteenth century Bordeaux (2 hours)
The tour allows you to discover buildings illustrating the different aspects of a day in the life of a nobleman in Bordeaux.
Our steps will take us to:
- The Place Royal,
- The Place Richelieu,
- The Place de la Comédie,
- The Allées de Tourny avenue,
- The Place Tourny,
- The Royal Garden,
- The Cours Tourny courtyard,
- The Place Dauphine.
Bordeaux and the return of the Bourbons (2 hours)
Bordeaux was the first city in France to complacently show the fleur-de-lis on the white flag of the French monarchy after the fall of Napoleon.
We will discover the private and public achievements of this period known as The Restoration including the construction of the first bridge over the River Garonne. Some street names still evoke that time: The Chartres and Orleans Avenues, The Louis XVIII Quays.
Bordeaux: June 1940 The week of when everything changed (2 hours)
Within a week the fate of France was decided in Bordeaux. Find the history of France, the whereabouts of Herriot, Daladier, Gaul, Petain, Marquet, Laval…