Wine Tasting Cruise Cité du Vin

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

Enjoy a river cruise of Bordeaux and its world-class wines. With an wine expert you will taste 2 representative wines of regional vineyards. During your tasting, listen to the fascinating history of Bordeaux quays: the river and local wine trade are intimately linked.


  • 04:30-06:00 pm : from wednesday to sunday (May to October 2018)
  • 04:30-06:00 pm : saturday and sunday (November to February 2019)


  • Boarding the shuttle at 'Cité du Vin'
  • 01h30 river cruise along the UNESCO waterfront
  • Guide on board (fr/eng)
  • Passing in front of the 'Place de la Bourse' next to the 'Pont de Pierre'
  • Passing the vertical lift bridge and the Aquitaine bridge
  • U-turn at the portuary area of Bassens
  • Tasting of 2 wines


In partnership with CITE DU VIN.


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.
You can visit La Cité du Vin the same day, before or after your cruise (4:30 PM departure, returning at 6 PM).
• 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 old

When you purchase your “CRUISE + CITÉ DU VIN” PASS, boarding passes will be sent to by e-mail, along with an exchange voucher.
This voucher provides access to La Cité du Vin’s permanent exhibition, as well as the wine tasting at the top of the panoramic belvedere. Your voucher must be printed out, to be exchanged for a ticket upon presentation of proof of identity (ID) for the person named on the voucher.
The visit must be made the same day as the cruise: between 9:30 AM and 4 PM. Plan on spending at least 2 hours at La Cité du Vin.
To exchange your voucher: La Cité du Vin reception – “Caisse Prioritaire” (priority counter)
Address: 1 Esplanade de Pontac, 33000 Bordeaux
To get there, take Tram B and get off at "La Cité du Vin".


  • 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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