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Skip-the-line tickets - La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux

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Quai de Bacalan - Bordeaux

Discover bordeaux's famous cité du vin! located on the riverbanks of the garonne, the cité du vin is a cultural center dedicated to wine and offers a number of different tour experiences and activities around the heritage of wine!

Take advantage of your skip-the-line ticket to access the permanent exhibit of the Cité du Vin. Journey through 19 different spaces and themes in a 3,000 square meter space including 120 interactive and audiovisual productions. During your immersive visit, discover the wine products from all around world: from France to Asia and America, passing Hawaii and even Africa!

Numerous experiences will animate your free visit: stories, meetings and sensory workshops, etc! The immersive and sensory contents of the visit are accessible thanks to your digital guide available in 8 languages.

A wine tasting waits for you at the Belvedere, situated 35 m high! You may choose from a regularly renewed selection of 20 wines from across the globe. Children are not left out at the Cité du Vin and will be able to discover a variety of grape juice selected for them. Enjoy a panoramic view of Bordeaux and its surroundings from the 8th floor.

Finish your visit in one of the following spaces: the boutique, a wine cellar, the shop,  a reading room or a restaurant and wine bar.


Skip-the-line tickets - La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux
22 €
Pricing formulas
Adult (18 years +)
Child (6–17 years)
From 1 january 2022 to 31 december 2023

13% discount on the retail price (2250 € au lieu de 26 €)

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
In detail

• while completing your reservation, you will be asked to indicate a provisional date. You can however use your ticket on the date of your choice (not exceeding 30/07/2022)
• Your e-ticket is valid for a day, on the date of your choosing
• You will be able to use your entrance ticket several times in the same day (that day being the day you activate it). Thus, you will be able to cisit the City of Wine in the morning and go back at the end of the fay to enjoy the Belveder wine tasting
• Estimated duration: approximately 2 hours are advised for the museum visit and for the Belvedere wine tasting? We therefore advise you to arrive at least 2 hours before the closing of the City of Wine
• Opening times (excluding exceptional dates) :
• From January to March: everyday from 10am to 6pm
• From April to August: everyday from 10am to 7pm
• From September to December: frmo Monday to Friday from 10am to 6pm, on Saturday and Sunday as well as public holidays and school holidays from 10 to 7pm
• Children under 6 years old go for free, and children between 6 and 17 years old receive a reduced fare (you will be asked to show proof of age)
• Reduced tariffs (families etc.) are available only on site
• Getting to the City of Wine:
• By tram: Line B, "La Cité du Vin" stop
• By bus: Line 7 Liane, Line 32 Corol, Line 45 Citéis, and get off at "La Cité du Vin"
• By car (approximately 10 minutes from the centre of Bordeaux, 20 minutes from the TGV station St. Jean, 30 minutes from Mérignac Airport) : two paying car parks are situated in front of the City of Wine and Quai de Bacalan

Establishment policy

RatesDiscounted rates on a sliding scale
PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• Admission to the Cité du Vin, with fast-track, non-dates access to the permanent route
• The wine tasting on the belvedere (1 5cl glass per person)
• Use of the digital guide available in 8 languages
Not included in the price
• Entry to temporary exhibits
• Entry to the tasting ateliers
• Tips (optional)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
This activity cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded. - Cancellation insurance

Places of interest nearby

La Cité du Vin (60 m)
Seaport of Bordeaux (140 m)
Cap Sciences (430 m)
I.Boat (670 m)
Theatre of the Pont Tournant (950 m)
Theatre en Miettes (1.1 km)
La Boîte À Jouer (1.1 km)
Train station of Cenon (1.4 km)
Hermitage Sainte-Catherine (1.9 km)
Train station of Ravezies (2.2 km)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Bordeaux Métropole Marathon
A night-time marathon, unique in France, through the vineyards and the city of BordeauxApril 2023Bordeaux
Bordeaux International Show Jumping Contest
An unmissable sports events for all horse-loversFebruary 2023Bordeaux
Médoc marathon
A festive marathon amid the châteaux and vines!On 10 september 2022Pauillac (41 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le 7
French cuisine83 € Bordeaux
Café Maritime Bordeaux
French cuisine39 € Bordeaux
Le Coin des Copains
French cuisine22 € Bordeaux
Wellman Restaurant
French cuisine32 € Bordeaux
French cuisine41 € Bordeaux
Japanese17 € Bordeaux

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Europe loop
HikeEasy3h20Saint-Laurent-d'Arce (20 km)
Loop of Cubnezais - ​​cubnezais
HikeIntermediate3h25Cubnezais (26 km)
Colinet / cezac loop - cavignac
HikeIntermediate3h50Cézac (27 km)
Templar Route in Marcenais
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy45 minMarcenais (27 km)
Boucle des Moulins - blaye civrac / saint savin
HikeIntermediate4h40Civrac-de-Blaye (29 km)
The Triassic Loop - Saint Giron d'Aiguevives / Saint Vivien de Blaye
HikeIntermediate5h55Saint-Girons-d'Aiguevives (31 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Moxy Bordeaux
Ténéo Apparthotel Bordeaux Maritime
Hotel52 € to 101 € per nightBordeaux
Appart-Hôtel Mer & Golf City Bordeaux Bassins à flot
Hotel72 € to 148 € per nightBordeaux
Whoo Bordeaux Bacalan - Hostel
Renaissance Bordeaux Hotel
Residhome Bordeaux
Hotel67 € to 179 € per nightBordeaux
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