Welcome to Blaye

Military significance aside, the town is known for its wines. The tourist office organises guided tours of the town, including boat tours revealing the strength of the fortifications from the point of view of a water-borne attacker.

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$1130.31 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Biking & Walking Wine Cruises

In the morning you will enjoy a hearty and nutritious breakfast with a gourmet buffet onboard and take your lunch with you to start your adventure biking/walking/ or taking our mini-bus with a group of 8 persons accompanied by one of our local guides to discover the land of vineyards. Enjoy vineyard tours, wine tasting and French tables in every journey. Discover the 6 Bordeaux Wine Routes every day with a different destination !Guests can rent a road bike or an E-bike and are provided with quality maps and a roadbook, can get a GPS with the recorded tracks and every evening there is a briefing with video presentation and a slideshow. Guided option is available and recommended; the guests ride as a group led by the tour guide with a sweep to ensure everyone else arrives at the destination safely. At night you'll enjoy chef prepared regional specialties with fresh ingredients, whilst the bar offers a wide variety of excellent local wines to enjoy during dinner, or simply to savour it with a sunbath on the deck and let your cares float away !All this in one convenient package for you that you can also personalize it according to your preferences and needs, with your own Bike or E-bike/bus/guide if you want.The Itinerary is one week from Libourne to Castets and the next week from Castets to Libourne :Day 1 (Saturday): Arrival Day - Bus transfer @ 2pm from Gare St Jean Train Station in Bordeaux to barge docking location in Libourne. Boarding at 3pm. Optional bike ride around Libourne, 7-10 mi. (10-15 km)Day 2 (Sunday): Libourne - Saint Émilion & Pomerol round-trip by bike, 16 - 28 mi. (25 - 45 km) | Libourne to Bourg, by boatDay 3 (Monday): Bourg -  Blaye and Fortress round-trip by bike, 23 mi. (37 km)Day 4 (Tuesday): Bourg to Lamarque by boat | Lamarque - Margaux (Médoc) round-trip by bike,  28 mi (45 km) | Lamarque to Bordeaux by boatDay 5 (Wednesday): Heart of Bordeaux, 10 mi. (15 km) | Bordeaux- Cadillac by boat Day 6 (Thursday): Loupiac - Entre-Deux-Mers/Graves - Sauternes - Cadillac round-trip by bike, 32 mi. (50 km) | Cadillac to Castets-en-Dorthe by boatDay 8 (Saturday): Disembarkation in Castets and transfer back to Bordeaux.

$148.43 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours


12:00 : Embark aboard the speedboat SILNET at the PONTON DE LA CITE DU VIN. Commented navigation on the river, by a tour guide (fr/eng). Aperitif (appetizers & 2 glasses of wine) on board around the wines of the Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux appellation.1:00 pm : Stopover at Bourg sur Gironde. Lunch at the new côtes de Bourg wine bar with a winegrower of the appellation4:00 pm : Continuation of the cruise on the estuary, stroll along the corniche route. Stopover in Blaye, guided tour of the citadel classified UNESCO World Heritage, and of the Clos de l’Echauguette, vineyard parcel. Leave with a free bottle.Navigating back to Bordeaux. 6:30 pm : Disembarking passengers at the PONTON OF THE CITE DU VIN