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Bordeaux City Sights Walking Tour
"Your 2-hour walking tour starts from the tourist office in central Bordeaux. The exact route may vary depending on the weather and number of people in the group but your guide will be sure to show you as many of the city’s highlights as possible.Walk to Monument aux Girondins a dramatic fountain statue commemorating the Girondists a group of political martyrs who were executed for their militant support during the French Revolution.Continue along the banks of the Garonne River to Place de la Bourse home to the stock exchange. This square was laid out in the 1700s by King Louis XV's architect Gabriel to act as a dramatic frame for an equestrian statue of the monarch.Make your way to Rue Sainte-Catherine the pedestrian street in the heart of the historical city center
From EUR10.00
 
Garonne River Cruise Including Dinner from Bordeaux
"Embark on your Garonne River cruise near Bordeaux city center and be welcomed aboard with a cocktail. One of France’s longest rivers the Garonne snakes through the city and the surrounding wine region and is the perfect vantage point to capture the beauty of Bordeaux. Sit back relax and enjoy views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed buildings and landmarks that line the historic waterfront.Stately Place de la Bourse Quai Richelieu and the imposing Gothic spire of Basilica of St Michael all take on a beautiful glow at night illuminated by the orange hue of the floodlights. Camera in hand
From EUR58.00
 
Garonne River Cruise Including Lunch from Bordeaux
"Board your cruiser near Bordeaux's city center and enjoy a welcome cocktail as you settle in and begin gliding along the Garonne River. One of the largest rivers in France the Garonne runs through Bordeaux and offers sightseers beautiful views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed buildings that line the historic waterway.Admire typical French classical and neoclassical architecture as you cruise past Place de la Bourse a dramatic 18th-century square laid out by King Louis XV's architect. Cruise along Quai Richelieu to the arch of Porte de Bourgogne pass under the Pont de Pierre bridge and admire the flamboyant Gothic spire of Basilica of St Michael.With Bordeaux's sights drifting by sit down to a lovely 3-course lunch freshly prepared on board (see sample menu below. Drinks are at your own expense). View the Port of Bassens and glide under the Pont d'Aquitaine suspension bridge to elegant Château Grattequina the turning-point of your cruise.Your 3-hour Bordeaux lunch cruise ends back at the starting point.Sample Menu:Starter (choice of one): Homemade terrine Mullet tartare with dill vinaigrette Main course (ch""
From EUR55.00

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Coupe du monde de Rugby

Commençons par le commencement… La Coupe du Monde est organisée tous les quatre ans. Elle est née en 1987 et sa première édition a eu lieu en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande. Elle regroupe 20 nations...
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Rugby, with the Stade Toulousain

Despite fielding a strong team Toulouse lost the 1980 final to Beziers, but from that day on the club adopted a structure and a method which have become points of reference today. Between 1984 and...
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rugby crazy

if you visit Toulouse during the rugby season try to go to a game; the whole south west of France is mad about rugby, and Toulouse is the epicentre;buy local daily newspaper La Depeche du Midi on...
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Paintball World Cup 2004

Paintball is PaintballBut for comment:Paintball is a sport played by people from all professions and lifestyles. It is a sport where women and men compete equally, and where age is not dominated by...
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rent a bike

If you have the time you should spend a day exploring Toulouse and environs on a bicycle. You can cover much more ground and you might be surprised how quickly you can get out into the countryside....
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A sport the rugby

Un sport le rugby. A l’origine de ce sport se trouverait une faute, commise par un certain W. W. Ellis, qui aurait saisi le ballon lors d’un match en 1823. Apparu dans les universités anglaises, le...
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Outside Toulouse - Excursions

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Jacobins Church & Cloister

The last stop on our guided walking tour “Grand Monuments of Toulouse” was the Jacobean (Dominican) convent, adjacent to the Jacobean Church. This convent suffered serious damage during the French...
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Place du Capitole

I have known for a long time that the opera house in Toulouse is called the “Théâtre du Capitole”, but I didn’t realize (never having been there before) that the Opera and the City Hall were in the...
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St. Sernin Basilica

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Walking - Les Rues

My second guided walking tour was called “Grand Monuments of Toulouse” and was again organized by the city tourist office. I was pleased to find that we again had the same guide, Sarah, only this...
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Musée des Augustins

The major art museum of Toulouse was founded during the French Revolution and is still located in the old Augustinian Convent, which was constructed beginning in the fourteenth century. By the...
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