Saint Andrew’s Cathedral

Consecrated by Pope Urban II in 1096, Saint Andrew’s Cathedral is built on a Latin cross plan with a single nave 124 m long. Of the first Romanesque building, the interior walls of the nave remain. Royal gate from the first half of the 13th century, chevet and transept from the 14th and 15th centuries. … Read more

Esplanade des Quinconces

The esplanade is built on the site of Fort Tropeyte, built after the battle of Castillon in 1453, and replaced in the 17th century by the Château Trompette, demolished in 1816. On the square, stands the famous Monument to the Girondins. All year round, every day except Wednesday and Saturday, a walking tour including the … Read more

Grand Théâtre in Bordeaux

Built by the architect Victor Louis, the Grand Théâtre, classified M.H., was completed in 1780. Its façade is composed of twelve Corinthian columns and decorated with twelve stone statues representing the nine muses and three goddesses. The National Opera organizes guided tours every Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm, 3:30pm and 5pm.