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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBourg
Insee code33067
Postcode33710
Latitude45.0391679
Longitude-0.5596100
AltitudeFrom 1 to 81 meters
Surface10.54 km²
Population2252 inhabitants
Density213 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townBordeaux (at 38 km, 44 min)Saint-Seurin-de-Bourg at 2.2 km
DepartmentGirondeLansac at 3 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Bourg is the capital of the canton of Bourg Gironde which includes 15 municipalities: Saint-Ciers de Canesse, Saint-Trojan, Samonac, Villeneuve, Gauriac, Teuillac, Saint-Seurin-de-Bourg, Bayon-sur-Gironde , Tauriac, Prignac-and-Marcamps, Pugnac, Lansac Comps and Mombrier. Bourg is a village on the right bank of the Dordogne, in the heart of the wine appellation of Côtes de Bourg, and north of the township on the estuary of the Gironde. Between three heritage sites of UNESCO (Saint-Emilion, Blaye and Bordeaux), this medieval city whose spirit is present throughout walks and panoramic point will appeal to visitors looking for a thrill and calm.

Specialities to be discovered including the prickly Bourg or greed of the king, the lamprey à la Bordelaise, the goat of the estuary ...


SIGHTSEEING

In terms of heritage, open your eyes! A Gallo-Roman origin fountain, walls, facades 17th century, 18th century and 19th century, a monastery and parks, a dovecote, underground jumper linking the port to the upper town, a wash of 1828, a museum "At the time of carriage" which takes you under the castle to visit the citadel guard rooms and oil tanks dating from the Second World War, a museum in the form of a cabinet of curiosities, an artesian well restored a Romanesque crypt from the 12th century, medieval gates, a tree tercentenary, a remarkable hall, an arts and crafts gallery ...

City tour through thematic audio guides, interpreters guides, river cruises and wine tastings.

For more information, contact the Tourist Office of Bourg at 33 (0) 5 57 68 31 76, do not hesitate to get in this former court is the place of the village of Bourg with its multimedia terminal and its video screens projecting images of the canton. The recent renovation of premises combines local history and modernity. The airlock is adorned with a green wall. Inside the beige paint and lees of wine reminiscent of the stone Bourgeais and the wine business. It is also a relaxing place where you can relax, take time to read the documentation presented ... Tourism and Handicap Label.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Bourg
Leisure centresMuseum of La Voiture à Cheval
MonumentsChurch of La Libarde,   Door of Blaye,   Door of the Port,   Town Hall of Bourg

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Throughout the year, high quality concerts organized by Bourg Arts and Wine (international artists) in the castle of the Citadel.

Easter Monday: Flea Esconge Park.

Every May: Open House of Ribs Bourg. Rally and meals.

In June each year, Day at Leo coordinated by the Syndicat d'Initiative (summer scene). Vernissage, historical walk with torches concert.

Throughout the year: classical music concerts (Bourg Art and Wine).

Every 1st weekend of July: Celti Teuillac.

All July 14th: Trail of the Côtes de Bourg followed by Nocturne Gourmande. Neighborhood meal with live music.

Every 1st Sunday of July: Flea port.

Each year, participating museums the nights Museums and Heritage Days.

1st to 2nd weekend of September each year: Frequently Troque salt: carnival port.

Every 1st weekend in September: "The Medieval" big party and family - Regatta on the estuary.

Every 2nd Sunday of September: Garage sale at the port.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Hiking, Route de la Corniche flowers, the Windows on the estuary on the banks of the river but also within the township, the mill Grand Puy de Lansac activity, the cave of Pair-non-Pair (Upper Paleolithic). Riding clubs, sailing clubs, jet skiing, sea kayaking

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cruise on the Gironde EstuaryNature and the outdoorsFrom 11 € to 25 €Blaye (12.7 km)
Discovery Safran BordeauxCulture and education5 €Ambarès-et-Lagrave (14.3 km)
River cruise on the GirondeNature and the outdoorsFrom 30 € to 55 €Bordeaux (18.9 km)
Microlight outingSports sensations90 €Saint-Laurent-Médoc (29 km)

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PHOTOS

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Villa MauresqueVilla Mauresque
Porte de la MerPorte de la Mer
 
The laundry was built in 1868The laundry was built in 1868
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WEATHER

Friday 25 July
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Saturday 26 July
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Sunday 27 July
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Île Vincent - Hôtel Le Relais de Margaux  
9.2
Margaux
CHARM STONES - Ask a moment, forget the hustle and bustle of your day, breathe and enjoy! Vincent Island restaurant, Margaux, the lunch break is not a vain word. Clearly, the restaurant...
Located 8 km from Bourg30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant le savoie  
8.3
Margaux
Philippe Vilet cultivates the art of living and simplicity. In the heart of Margaux, Restaurant Le Savoie shows you the best local produce. This property decor bourgeois opens onto...
Located 9.4 km from Bourg43 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAu Poivre et Sel  
8.6
Le Pian-Médoc
Au Poivre et Sel welcomes you on the road Médoc vineyards, in a quiet house with bright colors. In the kitchen, Chef Jérôme Vales will cook traditional cuisine that knows how to value...
Located 11.5 km from Bourg28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedrooms123 chemin du bord de l'eau    
10
Macau
Come visit a dreamland, 15 minutes from Bordeaux, at the gate of the Medoc, facing the Gironde estuary: Le 123 chemin du bord de l'eau. Stéphanie and Serge Tchekhov welcome you to their...
Located 4.5 km from BourgFrom 99 € to 210 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLa closerie des vignes     NEW
Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse
6 km from Blaye, small hotel-restaurant spirit 'bed and breakfast' nestled in the vineyards of Bordeaux, a swimming pool, 7 comfortable and spacious rooms (25 m²). Bathrooms and toilets...
Located 6.4 km from Bourg120 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsDemeure de l'estuaire    
10
Plassac
Coming find our bed and breakfast, you can enjoy a quiet and a very good comfort with park, swimming pool, all in a welcoming and friendly place. Nearby visit the citadel of Blaye the...
Located 10.4 km from BourgFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 3 personsL'escale
Bourg
This former fisherman's house with blue shutters located on the scenic road and on the banks of the Dordogne can accommodate 2 people (or 3 a raised bed but low height)
Located in BourgFrom 190 € to 380 € per week 
House for 6 personsDon des Flots
Bourg
This former fisherman's house with blue shutters is located near the tourist route that will take you from Bourg Royan along the estuary of the Gironde. The cottage sleeps 6,3 bedrooms,...
Located in BourgFrom 290 € to 550 € per week 
House for 6 personsLe vert tilleul   NEW
Arcins
Bungalow 75 m² on the road Grands Crus du Médoc available for hire either cottage formula or formula in B & Bs throughout the year. Lake Hourtin, one of Europe's largest lakes, is 34...
Located 13.4 km from BourgFrom 290 € to 390 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
58 places over 2 haCamping Municipal Les Gabarreys    
9.3
Pauillac
Camping Municipal is located in the heart of prestigious Médoc vineyards, along the Gironde Estuary, close to the chateaux Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Latour... Nearby lakes...
Located 22 km from BourgFrom 13.80 € to 16.70 € per day 

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HOTELS

Relais de Margaux - Golf & Spa - Hotel in BourgRelais de Margaux - Golf & Spa     
8.1
Margaux
Relais de Margaux is located in the Gironde wine-growing area on a 135-acre natural area. It features an 18-hole golf course, 2 swimming pools, fitness centre and spa. The guest rooms...
Located 7.9 km from BourgRoom from 99 €
Le Pavillon de Margaux - Hotel in BourgLe Pavillon de Margaux     
7.3
Margaux
Housed in a 19-th century building, this hotel is an 8-minute walk from Margaux Castle and 1.6 km from Margaux Train Station. It offers en suite rooms, free Wi-Fi access in the entire...
Located 9 km from BourgRoom from 99 €
Château Grattequina Hôtel - Hotel in BourgChâteau Grattequina Hôtel     
8.3
Blanquefort
This Chateau is located 9 kilometres from Bordeaux, between Pauillac and Saint-Emilion. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and free WiFi internet access. The 19th-century estate offers...
Located 12.9 km from BourgRoom from 166 €

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Mercure Cité Mondiale
Mercure Cité Mondiale is situated in the charming Chartrons district of Bordeaux. It features a panoramic terrace, with a view over the River Garonne,...
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