Do this because
Embark on an immersive journey dedicated to wine within an evocative architectural design
Learn more about wine across the world, ages, cultures, and civilizations
Enjoy a 360° view of Bordeaux whilst tasting a complimentary glass of wine
What to expect
Embark on an immersive, sensory adventure to discover the cultures and civilizations of wine!
In an open exhibition space occupying more than 3,000 m², nearly twenty different themed areas invite you to take a voyage of discovery and enjoy a unique experience exploring the many and varied facets of wine across time and space.
A visit to the permanent tour also includes the travel companion, a free, innovative tool available in eight languages, and access to La Cité du Vin’s Belvedere, where you will discover a 360° view of Bordeaux whilst tasting a glass of world wine (50 ml).
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
Access to the permanent exhibition
La Cité du Vin’s digital audio guide, which is available in 8 languages
One tasting glass of wine from the very best wine regions of the world at the Belvédère
What's not included
Transportation to and from accommodation
Drinks and snacks
Access to tasting workshops
Access to temporary exhibitions
La Cité du Vin, 1 esplanade de Pontac, 33300 Bordeaux
Show your printed or e-voucher with an ID card at the ticket office of La Cité du Vin located near the Chaban-Delmas Bridge in the Bassin à Flot area. Nearest tram stop: 'La Cité du Vin' (line B). Nearest bus stop: ‘La Cité du Vin' (line 7)
- La Cité du Vin is open from Monday to Friday from 10.00am to 6.00pm
- Weekends, bank holidays and school holidays: open from 10.00am to 7.00pm
- Closed on December 25
La Cité du Vin
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- Please note, animals are not permitted inside La Cité du Vin. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed