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City:Bordeaux

The Grand Wineries Tour Road Train of Saint Emilion

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The little road train proposes a 35 minutes commented visit of Saint Emilion and its surroundings. The tour includes a stop at the wine Château of Rochebelle for wine cellars visiting and wine tasting.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.visite-saint-emilion.com
eyecandyAddress:33330 Saint Emilion
eyecandyPhone:05 57 51 30 71

Saint Emilion "Ban des Vendanges"

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"Ban des Vendanges" is the official ceremony that declares the grape picking season open.
In Saint Emilion it is the ancient body of the "Jurade" (town council) that makes the declaration with due pomp!*
Date: September 17th and 18th 2016

For "Ban des Vendanges" images click here
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.vins-saint-emilion.com/agenda-vins-saint-emilion/2016-02-16/festivites-du-ban-des-vendanges-de-la-jurade-de-saint-emilion
eyecandyAddress:Saint Emilion, Dordogne
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Bouilac Medieval Festival

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During the festival the town becomes an open air medieval museum.
Date: September 9th, 10th and 11th 2016
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.ville-bouliac.fr
eyecandyAddress:Bouilac, Gironde
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"Cathedra" Association Pipe Organ Concerts

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The concerts take place in Saint André Cathedral of Bordeaux.
Many concerts are entrance free.
For exact schedule check out the Cathedra.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.cathedra.fr
eyecandyAddress:Saint André Cathedral, Place Pey Berland, Bordeaux
eyecandyPhone:05 35 34 48 28

Discovery of Great Bordeaux Wineries

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Every day from April 1st to November 15th 2016 the Bordeaux Tourist Office organizes half day or full day tours of the great Bordeaux wineries.
Exact trip plan and price on their web site.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.bordeaux-tourisme.com
eyecandyAddress:12 cours du XXX Juillet, Bordeaux
eyecandyPhone:+33(0)5 56 00 66 24

Langoiran Medieval Days

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Langoiran town and its medieval castle are situated 23km (14 mi) south east of Bordeaux.
2016 dates:
- June 25 et 26 from 3pm to 6 pm
- July 14 from 3pm to 6pm
- July 24th from 3pm to 6pm
- August 20 to 21 from 3pm to 6pm
- September 4th from 3pm to 6pm
eyecandyWeb Site:chateaudelangoiran.blogspot.fr
eyecandyAddress:Langoiran, Gironde
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Medoc Marathon

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"World Longest Marathon "(!) goes through the vineyards of the famous appellations of Pauillac, St-Julien, St Estephe and Haut-Médoc. It passes by 52 of the most famous wine chateaux in the region and there are 23 music bands that accompany the runners on their course.
Many of the participants run in fancy costumes and the volunteers at the first aid station hold out wine. On the course there is also a station for oyster tasting as well as beefsteaks tasting. Date: September 9th, 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.marathondumedoc.com
eyecandyAddress:Pauillac, Gironde
eyecandyPhone:33 (0)5 56 59 17 20

Patiras "Open House"

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Patiras is an 4.5km long 1km wide island in the Gironde Estuary in front of the town of Pauillac.
Its lighthouse, situated on the north-east tip, has guided ships for over 100 years. Today it has been acquired and restored by the Conservatoire du Littoral, and became a belvedere spot that offers a magnificent panorama of the Gironde estuary.
The Patiras "Open House" offers free tours of the island, only the boat-ride is paid.
The tours take place on May 1st and September 17th and November 1st 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.pauillac-medoc.com
eyecandyAddress:33250 PAUILLAC, Gironde
eyecandyPhone:+33 5 56 59 03 08

"Planete Bordeaux","Planete Cooking" and "Oenology Club"

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"Planete Bordeaux" is an institution dedicated to Bordeaux wines.
All year round it organizes numerous events surrounding the wine, wine tourism, wine tasting classes, wines and foods accord, wine making, etc .
For more information about "Planete Bordeaux" check out also Three easy ways to do Bordeaux wine tasting when lacking time!
eyecandyWeb Site:www.planete-bordeaux.fr
eyecandyAddress:RN 89 – Sortie 5 – 33750 BEYCHAC ET CAILLAU
eyecandyPhone: 05 57 97 19 38

"Traversée de Bordeaux"

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The 5th edition of the vintage cars show at Espalade des Quinconces
Dates: September 17th and 18th 2016
eyecandyWeb Site:www.atlanticoldtimer.com
eyecandyAddress:Esplanade des Quinconces, Bordeaux
eyecandyPhone:05 57 00 11 90

"Your Guest Is Our Guest"

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Each year all over France (Bordeaux included) during the last - full - week of September takes place the gastronomic event "Your guest is our guest" - "Votre invité est notre invité".
Participating restaurants - including Michelin starred ones - offer for the buying of a special menu a special menu.
1 menu "Your guest is our guest" purchased = 1 menu "Your guest is our guest" offered.
Reservations at participating restaurants only on the below website (under "Events" tab).
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tousaurestaurant.com
eyecandyAddress:Bordeaux
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Wine School of Bordeaux

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All year round the Wine School of Bordeaux offers initiation or advanced courses for all those interested in the wines of Bordeaux.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.bordeaux.com/uk/wineschool
eyecandyAddress:3 cours du XXX Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux
eyecandyPhone:05 56 00 22 85

Bordeaux Museums

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Bordeaux has several entrance free museums (free with the exceptions of temporary exhibits). Among them the Aquitaine Museum, Museum of Decorative Arts, Ethnography Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Botanical Garden and the Customs National Museum that is free only the first Sunday of each month.
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