Free of charge

La Cité du Vin

Interpretation centre - Theme : Winegrowing


A museum of wine and experience in Bordeaux : La Cite du vin

Located in Bordeaux, in a very modern and changing neighorhood "Bassin à flots", the Cite du vin is one of the most visited museum of the city.

A unique wine tour in Bordeaux : a journey of discovery in the heart of wine cultures

On the permanent exhibition, you will discover an immersive and sensory adventure to discover the different civilisations of wine in the world.

The exhibition takes place in a 3,000 m² space, to explore the many and varied facets of wine across time and space. To accompany you during the tour, you will have a free audio guide : a very innovative tool available in eight languages and the access to La Cité du Vin’s Belvedere, where you will discover a 360° view of Bordeaux whilst tasting a glass of wine of your choice.

Panoramic restaurant and wine tasting at the museum

While approaching the monument itself, you will be mesmerized by the architecture and design which is unique. During the tour, many activities for kids and families are available and you will discover worldwide wines, not only Bordeaux. To complete your experience, a belvedere is opened at the top of the building and will give you one of the best views of Bordeaux. A gastronomic restaurant with panoramic view is also in the building : different menus are proposed at lunchtime and dinnertime. Local and international gourmet food are served with the best wines of course !

Services & equipments, comfort

  • Auditorium
  • Bar cafeteria tea room
  • Restaurant
  • Equipped conference room
  • Shop
  • Wifi
  • Workshop for adults
  • Workshop for children
  • Seminars
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions

Key information

Open days

  • From 02/09/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • Access

    • Public transport : Tram B - station La Cité du Vin at 0,5 km
    • Public transport : Bus : Liane 7 arrêt: La Cité du Vin
    • Public transport : Bus : Corol 32. Arrêt: La Cité du Vin
    • Public transport : Bus : Citéis 45. Arrêt : La Cité du Vin
    • Road (national / local) : Parking Payant : entrée Quai du Maroc
    • Road (national / local) : Parking payant au hangar 19 (Bacalan)
    • Public transport : A vélo. Station Vcub : La Cité du Vin
    • Public transport : Accès Batcub. Arrêt: La Cité du Vin
  • Languages

    • Français
    • Anglais
    • Espagnol
    • Italien
    • Allemand
    • Portugais
    • Chinois
    • Japonais
  • Handicap

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    • Motor handicap
    • Mental handicap
    • Sight handicap
    • Hearing handicap
  • Labels & brands

    • Vignobles et découvertes
  • Means of payment

    • Carte Bancaire
    • American Express
    • Chèque vacances
    Cheques and postal orders, Cash


  • Audioguide language(s) : French, German, English, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch

Individual visit conditions :

  • Unaccompanied tours


Free of charge

Contact details

1 esplanade de Pontac
134-150 quai de Bacalan

Send an email
+33 5 56 16 20 20


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