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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
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Pipe Organ Concerts at Saint André Cathedral

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These entrance free concerts are held each Tuesday at 6:00 pm starting from July 12th until August 30th 2016.
For program check out their website.
Pipe organ concerts take place also on Wednesdays at the Saint Croix Abbey and Thursdays at Saint Michel Basilica.
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eyecandyWeb Site:renaissance-orgue.fr
eyecandyAddress:Saint André Cathedral, Bordeaux
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In Cadillac at Cadillac

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Cadillac is a town situated some 40 km (25mi) south east of Bordeaux.
Of course it is the place where Lamothe-Cadillac, the founder of the city of Detroit was born.
To celebrate its American connections the town of Cadillac dedicates a festival to the famous Cadillac cars.
Animations include music, dances, Cadillac rides etc.
Dates: the last weekend of August
eyecandyWeb Site:baladesencadillac.free.fr
eyecandyAddress:Cadillac, 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

Cape and Sword Festival

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The Aquitaine Cape and Sword of Festival is held each year since 2010 at Vayres Castle
Dates: August 5th and 6th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.chateaudevayres.com/evenements/
eyecandyAddress:Vayres Castle, Vayres
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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

Langoiran Medieval Days

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Langoiran town and its medieval castle are situated 23km (14 mi) south east of Bordeaux.
2017 dates:
July 1st and 2nd
August 5th and 6th
September 30th and October 1st From 3pm to 6pm (€7)
The chateau hosts also on July 28th and 29th 2017 starting at 9pm the medieval show called "Il était un fois Longoiran".
eyecandyWeb Site:chateaudelangoiran.blogspot.fr
eyecandyAddress:Langoiran, Gironde
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27th National Horse Jumping

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This equestrian jumping competition takes place in the magnificent park of the Cazeneuve Castle.
Dates: August 13th to 15th 2016
Cazeneuve Castle is situated in the village of Préchac some 60 km (37 mi) southeast of Bordeaux.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-sauternes-graves.com
eyecandyAddress:Préchac, Gironde
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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

Saint-Macaire Medieval Festival

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Saint Macaire is a little town situated some 50 km (31mi) South east of Bordeaux.
Date: August 27th 2016
eyecandyWeb Site:https://assolesmedievales.jimdo.com/
eyecandyAddress:Place du Mercadiou, Saint Macaire, Gironde
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Wine Tasting at "Maison du Tourisme et du Vin" in Pauillac

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Each Thursday* between July 15th and August 25th 2016 from 3:30pm to 7:00 pm more than 20 Medoc winemakers are offering free tasting of their wine at the "Maison du Tourisme et du Vin" of Pauillac.

* First wine tasting is Friday July 15th
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.pauillac-medoc.com
eyecandyAddress:La Verrerie, 33250 Pauillac
eyecandyPhone:+33(0)5 56 59 0308

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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