Tourist Steam Train & Railway Museum

Rediscover the atmosphere of the country trains of yesteryear: 2 steam engines provide traction for century-old passenger cars with platforms between Guîtres and Marcenais. 45 wagons and locomotives, 16 of which are classified by the Monuments Historiques, are exposed in the museum in the departure station of Guîtres. The station is intact since 1874, including … Read more

Park of the Lanessan Castle

Château Lanessan was built in 1878 by André Delbos, ancestor of the present owners, on the plans of the Bordeaux architect Henri Duphot after his stay in England and Ireland. In the middle of an estate of more than 300 hectares, the 8-hectare park conceals little-known treasures: flower garden, Dutch greenhouses. The flower garden was … Read more

Castle of Vayres

The 17th century gardens were vast and oriented parallel to the Dordogne. Destroyed over the years, they were recreated in 1938 with a simpler, but still regular, design of French parterres by the landscape architect Louis-Ferdinand Duprat. A medieval flower garden and the mill walk complete the visit. The park of the château de Vayres … Read more

Bastide of Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande is a bastide of French origin founded in 1255 by Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of Saint Louis. The town has an exceptional architectural heritage: covered houses, half-timbered houses from the 15th and 16th centuries, central square with arcades, etc… The rue de la République includes several houses with facades and roofs listed in the … Read more

Celestine Cave

Unique site in Gironde. Underground river with concretions arranged for the visit (45 mn). Equipment provided (boots and helmets) for a “caving” discovery tour, 13 meters underground. To the adventure!

Cave of Pair-non-Pair

Near the Gironde estuary, discover Pair-non-Pair, one of the oldest decorated caves in the world. A jewel in the crown of Gironde prehistory, the cave has parietal engravings representing horses, ibexes, deer, mammoths and bovids. These engravings date from the beginning of the Upper Paleolithic, between 33,000 and 26,000 years before our era. The whole … Read more

Ecomuseum of Libourne

The Ecomusée du Libournais, in the heart of the village of Montagne, offers “another look” at the winegrowing landscape to understand the civilization of the vine and wine, from the origins to the present day, with “voyage en terres du vin”: a permanent exhibition presenting the vineyard in its entirety (heritage, history, ethnology, socio-economic approach, … Read more

Cap Sciences

In the heart of the Bordeaux metropolis on the banks of the Garonne, Cap Sciences offers a place of exploration for curious minds: exhibitions, animations and events allow to discover and understand major scientific subjects and technical innovations of research and industry. You will find here a 1400 m² space which hosts two large exhibitions … Read more

Botanical garden of Bordeaux

Designed by Carherine Masbach, the garden stretches over 600 m long and 70 m wide on the right bank of the Garonne, in the Bastide district. All the themes evoked in this garden call for original presentations, designed by the landscape architect: aquatic garden, gallery of environments, crop fields, urban garden, ornamental round, vertical garden … Read more

Ecomusée du Maraîchage

The ecomuseum, which exhibits a collection of more than 1500 tools, attests to the ingenuity of the gardeners who over the years have transformed the marsh into a lush garden. It tells the story of the evolution of market gardening activities, from ploughing with a spade to the mechanized cultivation of today. In the monumental … Read more