Wine Tasting Cruise Cité du Vin

Guided cruise on the Garonne River, dedicated to the wines of Bordeaux

With an wine expert you will taste 2 representative wines of regional vineyards. During your tasting, listen to the fascinating history of Bordeaux : the river and local wine trade are intimately linked... Embark at the Cité du Vin and enjoy a cruise on the Garonne along the UNESCO façades. On board of the SICAMBRE, you will to discover the city differently.


  • January to March : Every Saturday
  • April to October : from Wednesdays to Sundays
  • November and December : Every Saturday


  • 4:15 PM Boarding at the pier of the Cité du Vin
  • 4:30 PM Departure for a 1h30 boat tour of Bordeaux along the quays
  • Guided tour of the port of Bordeaux (french-english)
  • Passage in front of the Place de la Bourse and near the Pont de Pierre
  • Passage under the lifting Pont Jacques-Chaban Delmas and the Pont d'Aquitaine
  • U-turn at the portuary area of Bassens
  • Tasting of 2 wines*
  • 6:00 PM Return at the pier


*Alcohol abuse is bad for your health, please consume in moderation 
When you purchase the “CRUISE + CITÉ DU VIN” PASS, the visit of the Cité du Vin must be done the same day of the cruise: between 10:00 and 16:00. Allow 2 hours minimum

In partnership with CITE DU VIN.


Pier of the Cité du vin 1 Esplanade de Pontac 33000 Bordeaux
  • Tramway B - Stop "La Cité du vin"
  • Parking La Cité du vin - 2 Rue de Gironde, 33300 Bordeaux
  • Reservation required
  • Departure assured above 20 passengers
  • Animals are not allowed on board


Discover La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux’s sensory-rich and fun cultural centre dedicated to the world’s wines and viticultural civilizations.
The “CRUISE + CITÉ DU VIN” PASS gives you access to the centre’s permanent exhibition. This interactive, audio-guided tour culminates at a height of 35 metres, for a spectacular 360° view on Bordeaux and its river. You’ll also enjoy the opportunity to taste an international wine. 

  • When you purchase your “CRUISE + CITÉ DU VIN” PASS, boarding passes will be sent to by e-mail. Your voucher must be printed out, and you must present proof of identity (ID) for the person named on the voucher. 
  • The visit must be made the same day as the cruise: between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. 
  • Plan on spending at least 2 hours at La Cité du Vin. 
  • To exchange your voucher, go to La Cité du Vin reception – “Caisse Prioritaire” (priority counter)


The entrance to the Cité du vin is not refundable and not exchangeable
The tickets remain valid for a year after the purchasing date
Only the cruise part can be modified or refunded


  • Adult : 21€
  • Child (Age 5 to 12) : 12€
  • Child (Age 0 to 4) : Free


  • SPECIAL RATE: Cruise + Cité du Vin 32€ (regularly €41)
  • SPECIAL CHILD RATE (5-12 years old): 16€ (regularly €28) 
  • Free for children under five years of age



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