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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

"Grand Crus Musicaux" Festival

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The classical music festival takes place each summer- since 2003 - in several of the most prestigious wine chateaux of the Bordeaux region.
Concerts are followed by a tasting of the "Grand Cru" wines accompanied by a cocktail.
The concerts give also the opportunities of admiring the remarkable domains from a different point of view.
From 11 to 28 of July 2016
eyecandyWeb Site:www.grandscrusmusicaux.com
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Pauillac Lamb Feast

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"Pauillac lamb" is a famous regional food coming from a lamb still milk feed by its mother-sheep that grazes on the Médoc marshes. Its meat has been recognized since the 13th century as a delicacy.
Each year Pauillac village celebrates the lamb with a "Fête de l'Agneau" during the Pentecost weekend (June 4th 2017).
The event features: "Regatta on the Estuary" : sailboat races from Pauillac, Gigantic "vide-grenier", Street music and dances, a lamb cooking competition, etc..
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.pauillac-medoc.com
eyecandyAddress:Pauillac, Gironde
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The Spring Gerb'Ode Festival

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Each year the Association of History and Memories of Graves holds a medieval festival in June called "The Spring Gerb'Ode" in Cadaujac, some 12 km south from Bordeaux center in the Graves region.
June 9th, 10th and 11th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:gerbode.fr
eyecandyAddress:Cadaujac, Gironde
eyecandyPhone:06 63 53 70 90

"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

Les Epicuriales - Gastronomical Festival of Bordeaux

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The festival takes place on the second half of June in the center of Bordeaux.
The linden shaded Avenue de Tourny of Bordeaux transform itself in the biggest open air restaurant of the world.
The animations include free cooking classes.
Dates: June 9th to 24th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.epicuriales.com
eyecandyAddress:Allées de Tourny, Bordeaux
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Discovery of Great Bordeaux Wineries

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Every day from April 1st to November 15th 2017 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

"Côte de Bordeaux" Wine Appelation Open House

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"Côte de Bordeaux" Wine Appelation includes more than 200 wine "chateaux". Each year since 1995, during the Pentecost weekend, it holds an open house. Animations include:
  • ancient cars show and rally - one of the biggest of the south west France
  • 30 wineries are opening their doors for visits and tastings
  • free 30 minutes oenology classes
etc.
Dates: June 3rd and 4th 2017
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.cadillaccotesdebordeaux.com
eyecandyAddress:Maison des Vins, La Closière 104-106, rue Cazeaux-Cazalet 33410 - CADILLAC
eyecandyPhone:05 57 98 19 20

Pauillac Gironde Estuary Cruises

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Discover, during a 1 1/2 hour cruise, the history of the Gironde estuary, its islands and the wine "chateaux" of the Médoc shores.
each Saturday and Sunday from the end of May to the end of August. The cruises are offered: on Saturdays, from June 3rd to June 24th at 2:30 pm and Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays from July 3rd to August 31st at 2:30 pm 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.pauillac-medoc.com
eyecandyAddress: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

Bordeaux River Festival

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Lots of animations including boat races, cruises, visits of tall ships etc.
The last day of the festival is dedicated to the Garonne crossing swimming competition that starts at 8am and gathers 150 competitors.
Dates: from May 26th to June3rd 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.bordeauxfetelefleuve.com
eyecandyAddress:Bordeaux
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Soulac 1900

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Soulac-sur-Mer is situated at the northern tip of the Médoc peninsula some 95km (60 mi) north of Bordeaux, in the Gironde department.
Each year in June the town goes, for one weekend, back in time at the beginning of the 20th century.
The event includes "belle epoque" music and dances, an ancient car show, costume displays etc.
Date: June 2nd, 3rd, 4th 2017
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.label-soulac.fr
eyecandyAddress:Soulac-sur-Mer, Gironde
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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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