Bordeaux: Wine, Water, & War Walk

Discover The Prized Wine Industry’s History

Uncover The Romans’ Innovations

See The City’s Often-Missed Sites

Explore Bordeaux’s Past Through Its Wine, River, & Wars

On this 2-hour Bordeaux city tour, see how Bordeaux became the most important wine producer in France, how maritime trade shaped the city, and even how the local Girondins outsmarted the Nazis. This is our all around Bordeaux tour, highlighting the city’s history and must-see attractions in a fun and anecdotal way.


See the city’s well-known (and lesser-known) attractions and understand their significance, past and present

Follow the region’s rise to the top as the most important wine producer in France

Learn how Romans used the river as a maritime base and the role it played throughout history

Relive some fascinating tales from the Nazi occupation during WWII

Discover Bordeaux’s role in other past wars, such as the 100 Years War

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Tour Details


30 euros
*Free for children under 12 (reservation still required)

Meeting point

Tram Stop Quinconces, by the bicycles


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2 hours approx.

Group size

8 people maximum


  • Fun, knowledgeable guide
  • Lots of laughs

Not included

Any purchases made during the tour

What to bring

An extra layer of clothing as the weather can change quickly and comfortable walking shoes


English, French, or Spanish-speaking guide

Tour Overview

On our most complete tour of Bordeaux, we’ll take you through the city’s rich history while sharing intriguing details and funny anecdotes of the characters and monuments that we see along the way. You’ll be surprised by what you’ll hear! Our leisurely walk will take us past the city’s attractions where we’ll discuss the wine industry and how it became one of the most important in the world, as well as the significance of the river from Roman times to the Nazi occupation. We’ll finish the tour by learning more about the city and how it became what it is today. Famous for its sport, art, culture, and cuisine, there is plenty to discuss and ample room to ask any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

We accept cancellations a week before the tour date and you can do it through our website. If you booked through a partner’s website then you will need to read their terms and conditions as we cannot guarantee a refund. We cannot provide refunds less than 7 days prior to the tour.

We still walk if it is raining! We do our best to stop in sheltered areas to speak and often will have some spare umbrellas or even ponchos for sale if the rain seems unrelenting.

We accept cash at the beginning of the tour, at the start location. However, waiting to pay with cash does not guarantee you a place on our popular tasting tours where space is limited so we recommend booking online in advance.

You can pay online with a credit card and we also take credit card payments at the tour start location.

You can reserve online through our website or through a number of partner websites, including, but not limited to TripAdvisor, Get Your Guide, Viator,, and Airbnb Experiences.

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