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Fast Track Tickets to Cité du Vin with Self-Guided Audio Tour & Wine Tasting

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  • On this fast-track, self-guided tour of Cité du Vin, immerse yourself in the world of wine in this exquisite experience for all those wine connoisseurs out there.
  • Wander through the Permanent Exhibition space which explains the journey of wine through the ages, with an audio guide available in 8 languages.
  • Intrigued by knowing about how wine evolved in different countries? Stop by the 18 interactive exhibits explaining the wine ages through history and famous figures.
  • End your trip on a high by going up to the highest point of Cité du Vin, the Belvedere, for a 360-degree view of the scenic surroundings of Bordeaux.
  • Hint: Pack a small picnic basket and head to the Cité du Vin garden, for breathtaking views of the area and the river Garonne.
  • On this fast-track, self-guided tour of Cité du Vin, immerse yourself in the world of wine in this exquisite experience for all those wine connoisseurs out there.
  • Wander through the Permanent Exhibition space which explains the journey of wine through the ages, with an audio guide available in 8 languages.
  • Intrigued by knowing about how wine evolved in different countries? Stop by the 18 interactive exhibits explaining the wine ages through history and famous figures.
  • End your trip on a high by going up to the highest point of Cité du Vin, the Belvedere, for a 360-degree view of the scenic surroundings of Bordeaux.
  • Hint: Pack a small picnic basket and head to the Cité du Vin garden, for breathtaking views of the area and the river Garonne.

Inclusions

  • Self-guided audio tour of the new Permanent Exhibition
  • 15 wine options at the Belvedere
  • Audio guide available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, and Portuguese
  • Headsets, subtitles, and audio descriptions

Exclusions

  • Live guide
  • Temporary exhibition
  • Meals and other drinks
  • Hotel transfers and transport
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility, Guide dogs.
  • Tip: To make the most of your experience, visit the attraction in the morning, as fewer people would be around.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
  • These tickets are valid until 21 June, 2024.

Visiting the Cite du Vin in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is known for its spectacular architecture, easy access to the French countryside, and, of course, its famed wine. Bordeaux has something for everyone, whether you're a gourmet- want an experience outside of Paris, or just want to relax in the sun. Visiting Cite du Vin is a must if you are intrigued by the history of wine and are eager to discover further.

At Cite du Vin, visitors get to discover wine from a different perspective as they learn more about it and how it has spread across the globe, in different cultures, across the ages, and in all civilizations. Keep reading to get to know more about Cite du Vin tickets, its timings, how to get there and more.

Why Visit Cite du Vin?

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  • Immerse in Wine Culture: Cité du Vin in Bordeaux is a wine lover's paradise, offering an immersive experience into the world of wine. Explore its 20 themed areas to learn about the history, production, and appreciation of wine.
  • Interactive Exhibits: Discover wine through captivating multimedia exhibits. You can virtually travel to wine regions worldwide, engage in wine tastings, and even test your wine knowledge through interactive games.
  • Architectural Marvel: The building itself is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture. Its fluid, wine-inspired design resembles a wine swirling in a glass and is a sight to behold, making it a must-visit for architecture enthusiasts.
  • Wine Tasting: Enjoy wine tastings from various regions within Bordeaux. The Belvedere on the eighth floor offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city while sipping on a glass of local wine.
  • Cultural Hub: Beyond wine, Cité du Vin hosts cultural events, concerts, and art exhibitions. It's a dynamic space that appeals to a wide range of interests, making it a great destination for both wine enthusiasts and culture seekers.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

Book Cite du Vin tickets online and get to enjoy a super flexible cancellation policy. With these tickets, you can cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund. Make sure to check your tickets before purchasing for more details.

Cite du Vin Highlights

At the heart of the Cite du Vin's mandate is a permanent exhibition honoring wine as part of humanity's shared cultural heritage. It takes you on an amazing voyage through time and space, taking you through various civilizations and cultures. This perspective on wines is exclusively available at Cite du Vin, the world's only cultural institution that does so. 

Cite du Vin Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Cite du Vin's circular workshop design fosters interaction and conversation. This wine museum showcases partner wineries through tastings, allowing visitors to fully appreciate wine's unique flavours, aromas, and textures. Guests typically spend 2-3 hours or even a whole day immersing themselves in wine and the museum's permanent exhibition.

Cite du Vin Exhibitions
Cite du Vin Workshops & Events

Events & Workshops

The Cite du Vin offers a range of engaging workshops and events, including brand collaborations for global wine tasting. Visitors can enjoy multi-sensory experiences, sampling unmarked wines while immersing themselves in the culture, cuisine, and music of the origin. The venue is renowned for its rotating exhibitions exploring wine's historical evolution and cultural significance.

Cite du Vin Belvedere

Belvedere

Situated on the eighth floor of Cite du Vin, the Belvedere provides a unique vantage point resembling a watchtower, granting tourists a fresh perspective on the Gironde region. Atop this iconic skyscraper by the river, one can witness Bordeaux and its surroundings expanding in all directions with a panoramic 360° view.

Cite du Vin Restaurants & Shops

Restaurants & Shops

Cite du Vin offers a diverse range of dining and shopping experiences. The ground-level wine store features bottles from global vineyards at varying price points. Additionally, diners can enjoy memorable meals at Restaurant Le 7, or opt for a more relaxed experience at Latitude 20, which boasts a wine cellar, wine bar, and snack bar alongside picturesque views.

Plan Your Visit To Cite du Vin

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Getting There
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La Boutique

Cité du Vin Opening Days: From 10:30 AM
Closing Hours: 30 minutes after Cité du Vin visiting areas.

Cite Du Vin Exhibition Areas
  • From 8 April 2023 to 3 September 2023
  • Daily: 10 AM to 7 PM
  • From 4 September 2023 to 31 December 2023
  • Weekdays: 10 AM to 6 PM 
  • Weekends & School Vacations: 10 AM to 7 PM
  • Closed On: 24 December from 4 PM & 25 December 
Latitude20 Wine Cellar

Cité du Vin Opening Days: From 10:30 AM
Closing Hours: 30 minutes after Cité du Vin visiting areas.

Latitude20 Brasserie-Wine

Cité du Vin Opening Days: From 10:30 AM
Closing Hours: 30 minutes after Cité du Vin visiting areas.

Latitude20 Snack-Coffee

Cité du Vin Opening Days: From 10:30 AM
Closing Hours: 30 minutes after Cité du Vin visiting areas.

Restaurant Le 7
  • Lunch Hours: Until 2:30 PM
  • Thursday-Saturday: From 7 PM
Cite du Vin

Address: 134 Quai de Bacalan, Bordeaux 33300, France

Map Link: Find on Map.

  • By Tram: Line B
    Nearest Stop: La Cité du Vin
  • By Bus: Liane 7, Corol 3, Citéis 45
    Nearest Stop: Cite du Vin
  • By Train: Train Line-TER
    Nearest Stop: Cenon station
  • By Car: ETA From Airport: 30-minute (Bordeaux Mérignac International Airport)
    Car Parking: 10 designated parking spots for guests with disabilities
    Nearby Pay Parking Services:  Opposite La Cité du Vin & Hangar 19; 
  • Bicycle Parking: Vcub station ‘La Cité du Vin’
  • Boat Stop: Batcub stop - La Cité du Vin 
Cite du Vin Accessibility
  • Ten reserved parking spots for people with mobility issues along with a drop-off spot near the main door.
  • Priority cash desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restrooms on every floor.
  • Tactile path & elevator buttons with Braille code and surface relief for visually impaired visitors.
  • Facilities for guests with mental disabilities and visual and hearing impairment.
  • Trained Staff to receive disabled visitors.
Cite du Vin Food & Drinks
  • La Boutique: Shoppers of all ages may find something to their liking at the Boutique, a true wine-centric boutique shop.
  • Latitude20 wine bar: A warm and welcoming spot in the center of Bordeaux where you may have a meal, a drink, or an evening out.
  • Restaurant Le 7: Le 7 is a panoramic restaurant on  Cite du Vin's seventh floor. From here, one can see all of Bordeaux, including the 'Port de la Lune.'
Cite du Vin Rules
  • The audio gears are sterilized throughout the day, along with the rest of the facility. 
  • The use of service animals such as guide dogs is permitted.
  • Wheelchair and pram/stroller users are allowed. There are no barriers to entry for visitors with disabilities in any part of the building.
  • Some exhibitions are not suitable for children, and guests under 18 are not allowed. Make sure to check the exhibition rules before entering.
Les Halles de Bacalan Gourmet Market near Cite du Vin
  • Bordeaux Yachting: A luxurious and spacious boat, the ‘BY,’ can seat up to 12 persons on a Bordeaux Yachting excursion.
  • Les Halles de Bacalan: Gourmet foods and beverages are available from a variety of vendors at this food market.
  • Les Vivres d'Art: Exhibitions of both indoor and outdoor art, as well as special events, are held in a refurbished structural complex.
  • Virtual Room Bordeaux: Virtual Room is one of the few virtual reality experiences that two to four people may experience.
Cite du Vin visitor Tips
  • Explore the Cite du Vin's Permanent Exhibition to learn about wine's history and culture from across the world.
  • On the second level, you'll find the museum's permanent collection, which is where you'll want to spend most of your time.
  • Make sure to book your Cite du Vin tickets with wine-tasting experiences. Without the wine tasting experiences, a trip to the Cite would be incomplete.
  • Outside, the belvedere offers a panoramic outdoor space, so don't miss out on the view.
  • Make sure to explore the exhibitions, both temporary and permanent, to make the most of your visit to Cite du Vin.

All Your Questions About Cite du Vin Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy Cite du Vin tickets?

A. You can buy Cite du Vin tickets online in advance to ensure a speedy entry to Cite du Vin.

Q. What is the cost of Cite du Vin tickets?

A. There are multiple Cite du Vin tickets available online in various price ranges, starting from €21.

Q. Can I buy Cite du Vin tickets online?

A. Yes, you can easily buy Cite du Vin tickets online.

Q. What is Cite du Vin?

A. The Cite du Vin is a popular museum in Bordeaux, with exhibitions, workshops, and seminars based on the theme of wine. It gives the guests an insight into the city's culture and its relationship with wine. It is also popular for its wine tasting events.

Q. How can I get access to Cite du Vin?

A. You can get access to the Cite du Vin by booking tickets online. If you are in the city, you can reach the attraction by bus, tram, train or car.

Q. Where is Cite du Vin located?

A. Cite du Vin is located at 134 Quai de Bacalan, 33300, in Bordeaux, France.

Q. What are some of the highlights of Cite du Vin?

A. Some of the most famous highlights of Cite du Vin are its exhibitions, wine tasting events, the Belvedere, seminars, and other events that take place.

Q. How to reach Cite du Vin?

A. If you are in the city, Cite du Vin can be reached via tram, train, car, or bus.

Q. What facilities are available in Cite du Vin?

A. Facilities like wheelchair access and restrooms for disabled persons are available at Cite du Vin.  It also has facilities for guests with mental disabilities and visual and hearing impairments.

Q. Is Cite du Vin wheelchair accessible?

A. Yes, Cite du Vin is wheelchair accessible.

Q. Is photography allowed in Cite du Vin?

A. Yes, photography is allowed at Cite du Vin.

Q. Is it worth visiting Cite du Vin?

A. Yes, it's worth visiting Cite Du Vin. For those interested in wine and its history, Cite du Vin is a must-visit. With its interactive displays, the permanent exhibition provides a wealth of knowledge. If you're in town for a few hours, make sure to visit the popular attraction.