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The city of Saint-Émilion

Château de la Vieille Chapelle is just a 20-minute drive from Saint-Emilion, the wine capital. Cellar visits, walks in the vineyards and wine tastings will be on the program of your stopovers in this city listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We also recommend that you take a stroll in this picturesque medieval village of Gironde and discover all its secrets: the catacombs or the Hermitage cave. The alleys of the city center are bordered by restaurants and cafes where you will enjoy taking a break before continuing your visit.

Bordeaux city

In 30 minutes by car, you will be in the center of Bordeaux. This city of Art and History has a rich and diverse heritage. Stroll through the city center and discover all the monuments and treasures of the city such as the Place de la Bourse and the Miroir d'eau, the Grand Theater, the Saint-Michel Basilica, the Saint-André Cathedral, the Cité wine or the Darwin ecosystem. Stroll through the streets of the center, then take a seat in a café or restaurant on the banks of the Garonne.

The Fond de l'Or garden

In the heart of the Lugonais vineyard, discover a haven of peace and greenery, the Jardin du Fond de l'Or. A beautiful afternoon with family, friends or as a couple awaits you. You will walk among the rose bushes and large shrubs. Take the time to appreciate the beauty of nature and the landscape.

Blaye and its citadel

Drive about 45 minutes and reach the fortified town of Blaye, located between the vineyards and the Garonne. The city is famous for its citadel which was erected by Vauban in the 17th century. Also do not miss the remains of the city fortified by the Romans in the 1st century.

The Castle of Vayres

Located a 25-minute drive from the Château de la Vieille Chapelle, discover the Château de Vayres, a listed historical monument. Visit its exceptional gardens during a free or guided visit or on a puzzle tour. Do not miss the exceptional collection of tapestry and learn more about the history of the castle.

The cave of Pair-non-Pair

In the town of Prignac-et-Marcamps, about an hour's drive from the Château de la Vieille Chapelle, visit one of the most remarkable decorated prehistoric caves, the Grotte de Pair-non-Pair. His engravings and drawings date back more than 30,000 years. You will discover horses, ibex, deer, mammoths and bovines.

The City of Wine - Bordeaux

Through around twenty digital spaces, the Cité du Vin permanent tour invites you on a journey to the heart of the great history of wine. Come and discover how this universal heritage has inspired people and shaped both their lives and their territory for millennia. Immersed in interactive universes, seated virtually with the great figures of History, or even by testing your senses, 3000 m² await you for individual and collective, educational, immersive, dreamlike, multisensory experiences...

134 Quai de Bacalan, 33300 Bordeaux / Tel: 05 56 16 20 20

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