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Bourg

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Bourg - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Gironde
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A pleasant and picturesque small town perched on the banks of the Dordogne… Come and discover the town of Bourg and the attractions that make it so charming! The citadel castle, with its horse-drawn carriage museum "Au temps des calèches", French formal gardens and terrace overlooking the lower town and surrounding landscape, the Moorish house built in the 18th and 19th centuries, the 18th-century Jurade mansion complete with bell tower, covered market and 19th-century washhouse, and the river harbour are some of the local heritage attractions you can see on your outing.

The famous Gironde cliff road runs for around ten kilometres between Bourg and Blaye. Dotted with stone houses and pretty, flower-adorned cave dwellings, this charming road also reveals wonderful views of the Gironde estuary!

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Bourg

Bourg is a village located on the right bank of the Dordogne, in the heart of the wine appellation of Côtes de Bourg. Located between three UNESCO heritage sites (Saint-Emilion, Blaye and Bordeaux), this city whose medieval spirit remains present throughout the walks and scenic points, will seduce the visitor looking for a change of scenery and calm.

Specialties are to be discovered including the Fig of Bourg or the Gluttony of the King, the lamprey Bordeaux, the goat of the Estuary...

Things to see and do

In terms of heritage, open your eyes! A fountain of Gallo-Roman origin, ramparts, 17th, 18th and 19th century facades, a chartreuse and its parks, a dovecote, an underground cavalier connecting the port to the upper town, a wash-house of 1828, a museum "In the time of carriages" which will take you under the castle of the citadel to visit the guard rooms and the oil tanks that date from the Second World War, an ecomuseum in the form of a cabinet of curiosities, a restored artesian well, a Romanesque crypt of the twelfth century, medieval doors, a tree tricentennial, a remarkable hall, a craft gallery...

Visit the city with thematic audioguides, interpreter guides, river trips and tastings.

For more information, contact the Tourist Office on +33 (0) 5 57 68 31 76, do not hesitate to enter this former court which is a must in the village of Bourg, with its video screens projecting images of the territory. The recent renovation of the premises combines local history and modernity. The airlock is adorned with a green wall. Inside, the beige and wine-red paintings recall the Bourgeais stone as well as the wine-growing activity. It is also a place of relaxation where you can rest, take the time to read the documentations presented... Label Tourism and Handicap.

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Panorama
Panorama
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Church of Bourg
Church of Bourg
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The laundry built in 1868
The laundry built in 1868
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Door of a house
Door of a house
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Moorish Villa
Moorish Villa
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Gate of the Sea
Gate of the Sea
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The village of Bourg
The village of Bourg
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The Medieval of Bourg
The Medieval of Bourg
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The laundry
The laundry
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The laundry
The laundry
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