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Bourg - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde

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 ...

Geographical information

Latitude45.0391679 (N 45° 2’ 21”)
Longitude-0.5596100 (W 0° 33’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 1m to 81m
Surface area10.54 km²
Population2183 inhabitants
Density207 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBordeaux (38 km, 44 min)
Insee code33067
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Bourg

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Seurin-de-Bourg2.5 km (5 min)
Lansac3.8 km (7 min)
Bayon-sur-Gironde4.4 km (6 min)
Samonac5.1 km (9 min)
Mombrier5.5 km (11 min)
Tauriac5.8 km (8 min)
Comps5.8 km (9 min)
Gauriac6.1 km (9 min)
Prignac-et-Marcamps6.3 km (10 min)
Saint-Trojan6.4 km (9 min)
Pugnac7.4 km (11 min)
Teuillac7.5 km (12 min)
Saint-Laurent-d'Arce7.6 km (10 min)
Saint-Ciers-de-Canesse8 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

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.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

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.


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Bourg Church
Bourg Church
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The wash house built in 1868
The wash house built in 1868
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door of a house
door of a house
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Villa Mauresque
Villa Mauresque
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Sea Gate
Sea Gate
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The village of Bourg
The village of Bourg
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The Medieval Bourg
The Medieval Bourg
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Friday 23 june
Min. 20°C - Max. 30°C
Saturday 24 june
Min. 17°C - Max. 26°C
Sunday 25 june
Min. 15°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Mademoiselle de Margaux chocolate shop
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (8.1 km)
Jet Ski Ride on the Garonne
Sports sensations30 € Lormont (18 km)
Jet Ski Introduction on the Garonne
Sports sensations70 € Lormont (18 km)
Discover Bordeaux by Jet Ski
Sports sensations110 € Lormont (18 km)
3-Hour Jet Ski Tour on the Garonne
Sports sensations220 € Lormont (18 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hike of "Prignac et Marcamps"
HikeEasy1h50Prignac-et-Marcamps (5.4 km)
Bossugan-Ruch through the vineyard
HikeEasy2h30Bossugan (49 km)


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