Delve into the Medieval essence of one of the main French cities and discover its architecture and other must-see places of that period.
What is a Free Tour?
It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.
Travel back in time to the Medieval period which left its mark on this fairy tale city and surrender at its feet at the sight of all its charms. Our Medieval Bordeaux Free Walking Tour will reveal the culture instilled in its streets and you will learn about the history of its most famous figures.
Accompanied by our Spanish speaking guide, stop to admire the defensive gate of Bordeaux known as Tower Cailhau which was once part of the Bordeaux city wall and today opens up to one of the most vibrant and artistic districts in the city, the Saint Pierre district.
Explore the heart of Bordeaux of the Middle Ages
Continue along Rue de la Rousselle and stand in awe of the beautiful view of medieval houses until you reach the Basilique de Saint-Michel, one of the most imposing gothic basilicas in the city which in addition gives its name to the picturesque district. The bell tower is separate from the sanctuary and is the most prominent; it boasts a long history with the pilgrims of the Camino de Santiago in France.
Afterwards, stride through Cours Victor-Hugo and admire the fascinating façades before setting off towards the Porte de la Grosse Cloche, one of the oldest belfries in the country which served as a gateway to the city. The monument is an extension of the Église Saint-Éloi, a church hidden away in an alley. It is the symbol of the city and is featured on the city´s coat of arms. It features the time on the tower´s ornate clock and every year you can listen to the bells ring out on New Year´s Day.
Admire one of the most beautiful and most visited buildings in the city, the Hotel de Ragueneau which dates back to the 17th century and features a majestic Renaissance façade embellished with figures of lions, flowers and fruit. Lastly, visit the representative Pey-Berland Tower, the grandiose bell tower of Saint André´s Cathedral considered a genuine jewel of Gothic art that takes its name from a former archbishop.
Fall in love with the medieval art which enraptures the City of Wine and indulge in the culture hidden within its main historic monuments on our Medieval Bordeaux Free Walking Tour. Join us on a magical tour around the main must-see attractions and contemplate the architectural beauty reflected throughout its streets.
Rue de la Rouselle
Basilique de Saint-Michel
Porte de la Grosse Cloche
Saint Eloi district
Hotel de Ragueneau
And much more!
1 hour 45 minutes
Spanish speaking guide
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Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description
The best Spanish Speaking guides of Bourdeaux
Covid-19 safety and protection regulations
Food and Drinks
Transportation (walking tour)
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Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.