SUN 9TH April 2017, come aboard on a wine-tasting cruise to the “Printemps des Vins de Blaye”. During the cruise, you will be initiated to a selection of wine from the “Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux” designation. Equipped with your "Tasting Pass", visit the famous “Citadelle de Blaye” and go meet the 80 winemakers especially there for you to taste their different wines.
The lighthouse on Ile Patiras guided shipping for over 100 years. It has been restored by its present owners, the Conservatoire du Littoral, and offers an amazing view from the middle of the estuary, embracing the right and left banks and recounting the history of the islands. Landing and tours are free on 4 days per year - you just pay for the crossing from Blaye or Pauillac.